- Top officers are the International President and an Executive Council that includes the General-Secretary Treasurer and nine General Vice Presidents.
- There are approximately 30 Grand Lodge Representatives, all full-time IAM staffers. District Lodges each have their own hierarchy of Presidents, Secretary-Treasurers, Vice Presidents, and Assistant General Chairs.
- IAM dues and officer salary increases are tied to the rate of inflation, regardless of the IAM’s finances, the individual officer’s performance, or whether you also received a raise – in 2016 the top 12 officers each received compensation in excess of $260k.
- Airline workers generally belong to District Lodges 141 or 142. Officers at the Local Lodge level include a President, Vice President, Recording Secretary, Secretary-Treasurer, Conductor-Sentinel, and Trustees.