How much should I charge as a freelance web developer?

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How much should a freelance web designer/developer charge per hour?

I live in Seattle. I have been designing graphics and interfaces for about 10 years unprofessionally and have been actively programming for about 3 and a half years. I have been more


If it were me, I'd start on the lower end at $45/hr to get some clients. Then, once I had some experience...

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How much should a web developer working in a US startup charge per hour?

I'm specifically asking about PHP and Rails development, I have a degree in CS, I work remotely (and do provide as much value as my US counterparts) and I don't get any benefits other than my salary.


I would recommend to follow the law of offer and demand. If you have worked for somebody for $X/hours...

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Yes you can create different pricing models for various items through apple's In-App Purchases. When...

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I've been doing back-end .Net development for twelve years and haven't worked on a website using an...

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Does anyone know a good web developer in San Jose who is personal (willing to sit down with me) and won't over charge me to edit a template I have?

Someone quoted me $500 - 1,000! I have a basic knowledge of editing HTML, I just need someone who really know their stuff to help guide me with some basic questions that I have; 1- 3 hours max.


We can help you from remote location, let me know if you are interested?

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Web Developers! What should I charge?

I'm a web developer with a moderate skill level, persistently learning and dealing with multiple management systems. I'm in college studying Management Information Systems (business technologies). I've worked as an assistant for several small web presence...


Depends on technology and complexity of requirement HTML / CSS / JS - $5-$10 / Hour PHP - $10 to $1...

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Ideas on how to secure good clients for web development? Or - How to turn my skills into decent pay?

I am very passionate about web development and I have been in the freelance game for 4 or 5 years. It pains me to think that I can't continue because I am competing against people who can charge 50% what I can. So, I charge similar, and because of that...


Don't get work through elance - get stuff from your personal network instead. If you don't have a personal...

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$10/hr for a web developer?

I have been doing freelance web development for a couple of years now. I'm proficient in HTML/XHTML, Javascript, CSS, AJAX, PHP, MySQL, JQuery, and various content management systems like Joomla and Wordpress. I've been building websites for clients...


Your time is worth more than that (unless you're producing poor code :P) Even a junior developer without...

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What should I charge?

Freelance writers, help! How -- and how much -- should I charge for this book project? Several years ago, I wrote an article about the owner of a real estate development company for a now-defunct print magazine. The owner of the company is famously successful...


I like the adage that if the client doesn't look like they've been slapped in the face when you tell...

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Does a Freelance web developer(in India) need to pay service tax?

I want to work as a freelance web developer. I will take website development projects from companies or individuals and change for it. Do I need to charge/pay service tax? I live in India. Also, do I need to register a company?


Yes when your turn over crosses 10 lakhs you have to register and service tax number to be obtained...

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