On 6/26/07, Ryan Leavengood <leavengood / gmail.com> wrote:
> On 6/26/07, Gregory Brown <gregory.t.brown / gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Perhaps look at the rate for salaried jobs in the area you are doing
> > freelance work for and use that as a benchmark (but not a direct
> > indicator) of how much you should ask for.
>
> That is a good place to start, but take the average hourly wage of a
> salaried person and scale it up 30-40% for the other benefits
> employees get which aren't in their wages (the office space, "free"
> computer repair and maintenance, software licenses, electricity,
> health insurance, etc.) Plus a freelancer or contractor will pay more
> taxes directly which a salaried employee gets paid by their company
> (part of social security and Medicare taxes.) Of course I'm not sure
> how taxes will work if you are from Israel.

Yeah, thats definitely good advice, one that I don't always take into
account, and should. :)