How do you calculate your salary based on your freelance rate? Multiplying my hourly rate up to a year seems like a lot. And I know, benefits,time off... Is there a rule of thumb? Hourly rate time x?

like
Posting as :
works at
You are currently posting as works at

diving by 1000 (easy math!) gets you close to the hourly rate. that accounts for benefits, not working all the time, expenses, vacation, etc.

like

Ah meant 2 zeros. $900 Apologies I’m quite high. Deleted to avoid confusion.

(And fear not, we definitely do NOT get paid more than creatives. Not even close.)

like

52 weeks x 40 hours x $$/hr

^ or just assume 10% of your salary

Also think about a project rate. It creates a sense of urgency that agencies like when they freelance out

Related Posts

I'm trying to negotiate a better salary as a market research consultant in the Bay Area. Currently earning 85k base pay, but I feel this is lower than average in this area. Currently on the path to become a director this year - just to give you an idea where I am right now. Tried Glassdoor but I feel that s skewed down a bit. What do you think? Fair salary, too low, too high?

like

What salary would you leave big law for and class year? Would you leave for $150 as a first year? $200 as a third? That sort of thing. I think I'd leave once I snagged anything with a ~$200k base.

likefunny

Folks,

I am currently working as a React developer, YOE -4.1

I have an offer of 17LPA fixed + x variable(Variable exact numbers are not mentioned)

Please suggest if this is a good salary for my YOE and techstack ?
considering I am looking for good product based companies only

like

Who do you answer the “what’s your salary requirement?” Question when recruiters ask you?

like

As a manager are you expected to eat pto? As in, are you expected to not take all your pto during a year?

like

Hi fishes i gave an interview on 3rd Nov for .net developer role with 1.5 YOE, still I haven't got any response from team TCS side.
Should I wait or move on for infosys (gave interview on 1 Nov 2022 and selected) company?
Role : .Net developer
Current pay : 8 LPA
Expected pay TCS : 11.5 LPA(still waiting for TR results)
Got Offer from infosys : 10.5 LPA (offer released)
Please help me fishes as this is recission time I need some job security so asking for suggestions.

I have an offer of 11 LPA (INR) from EY GDS and a new counter offer of 14 LPA (INR) from Cognizant. Is it okay to ask for a renegotiation of salary with EY? My joining date is 3rd January 2022

like

Hi,

I attended L1, L2 and HR round on last Saturday.

Hr said they are giving me C1 band and they can match my current fixed offer of 27lpa with fixed and variable pay.

I asked for joining bonus. She will check for approval (my lwd 3rd June).


It's been 2 working days now, there is no update from HR on offer letter.

Should I reach out to Hr or wait till this week?

like
like

Hi, does anyone know the salary bracket for P3 level at vmware india?

like

I'm a healthcare manager with about 3 YOE. I have recently gotten interested in consulting, but I am a little lost in how to get started. I have 2 masters (non MBA) which seems to preclude me from any top firm. Does anyone have some general advice on late entry into consulting?

like

What is the salary of an IT Audit manager (4-5 yrs total exp) in NYC? Currently a senior but need to gauge how much to ask for when interviewing.

like

Was just told my HOP is leaving in 3 weeks and they’d like me to takeover. Medium sized agency with a range of clients big and small. 20+ person dept. Wondering what percent raise I might get and/or negotiate?

like

I am interested in a job at Facebook (Meta) as an Art Manager in London but I have no idea about potential salary level to aim for. Any help?

I have 12 YoE

like

I received an offer for 80k to work as a desktop engineer for TCS at one of their client’s locations. However, I have seen poor reviews for working at TCS and I’d like to get some feedback from anyone currently or had previously worked for that company. What is the environment like and has anyone been in a situation where the contract with TCS and the client ended and had trouble with TCS finding them a new role at the same pay?

What’s on your Holiday menu? Please share it with us here! 🍗🍰🥧🍖🍷

like

My firm (top 20) has had several new people start this week and just upped referral bonus from $10,000 to $15,000. Anyone else seeing signs of recovery?

likeuplifting

What’s a fair operations manager salary

What sites do all you ADs go to for comp images? Besides Getty haha

like

Looking to do an internal transfer at UBS. I saw they are hiring Credit Officers in Nashville. Could someone please share the salary range for an associate diretor and a diretor role? Thank you

like

More Posts

Does anyone have apartment suggestions in SW DC? I would like something with a waterfront view.

like

Almost 9000 (!!) new cases reported in Florida today. Previous high for daily cases in Florida was 5800...

likesmart

I am a DBA ( MySQL and Postgresql ) I have received 3 offer. 1. Tcs only 20% hike than current 2. Cognizant 50 % hike than current 3. Mindtree 90% hike than current. In Mindtree job profile is mixed sql developer and Admin , Migration as well. Please let me know which company should I join ? And Job Security also my concerns. 19-sep22 is my LWD. 20-sep22 CTS joining date and 21 Sep Mindtree joining date. Mindtree Cognizant Tata Consultancy

like

What do you guys think about a career switch from accounting to data science? And if you decided to go for it, what have you done to prepare for it?

like

Nearly 3.5 years into my financial services career I am expecting an offer from Deloitte in the next couple of weeks. Does anyone know the salary range for Deloitte consultants?

likeuplifting

Might be a stretch but does anyone here work at DoorDash?

like

Will effective WFH policies stick at your place, or even in our industry post-coronavirus?

like

If you got secretly married a year ago, but are holding a wedding next year for friends and family, would you tell people you're already married?

Currently: some friends do know, but parents do not

like

My HR says my CTC is fixed component only and 10% variable he will add but then this is not a part of CTC, how exactly does that work?

like

Sweetgreen or Chopt?

likefunny

For those who have exited public accounting to industry, any regrets or anything you miss about working in public accounting?

like

Any good toronto recruiters for major banks?
Or
And regulatory affairs in FAANG.

Searching for jobs right now.

like

Any SQL DB guys here? Want here your perspective on “DbUp" if you used it before.

Anyone who wants to join PwC let me know!

like

Anyone know who these suburban women are I keep hearing about? Sounds like quite a broad group, but somehow I suspect it’s not 🤔

like

MRM or R/GA (for a PMs)? Both in NY

like

Do you use a business plan for cold call pitches? If so, any recommendations for templates or how to create one?

like

I thought my nights and points would merge. How do I make that happen?

Additional Posts in Advertising

Looking to move to NYC sometime in the fall, and hoping to score a job as a CW at an independent agency. I have some in mind, but what are some recs for cool (but humble) shops in there?

My priorities would be: creative-first, overtime not normalized, diversity, great growth, generous benefits + PTO :)

like

Our agency's ambitions require every hire to be a unicorn. We're not big believers in developing the army you have and putting them in the best position to succeed despite their flaws. Is this common?

like

Thinking of freelancing, but wary of losing benefits - mostly health insurance. How much can I expect the cost of health insurance (for family) to jump if I go freelance? Is Cobra the way to go while I can get it?

likehelpful

Alright, what's the story behind the peloton ad trainwreck?

like

I could care less about being agency of the year or making some stupid list... how about giving us more perks in the agency or better yet bonuses...

like

Ah yes, I too like to live dangerously Kraft Mayo.

Post Photo
likeuplifting

It could not feel more like a Friday.
Why’s my internal clock trying to do me like this?

like

May I present to you the most American ad campaign of all time?

America’s healthcare system is such a nightmare that the CDC is encouraging people to get the vaccine shot just to hopefully avoid being crushed under the weight of obscene medical debt.

Post Photo
like

Anyone know of an agency called Butterfly? Any thoughts on it?

likefunny

So I was laid off. Is it okay to talk about it at my next job interview? Feels like everyone knows anyway.

like

Last minute meeting reschedules are the bane of my existence.

like

Been working in healthcare (some pharma and some not-so-heavy shit) for 4+ years and have minimal experience on “regular” brands. Can I ever get out of healthcare and be taken seriously creatively?

like

In your opinion…what’s the worst thing about account people?

I’d love to turn the tide. I promise we’re on your side. At least the good ones are.

like

What are the benefits and drawbacks of working at an agency under one of the holding companies? I have only ever worked for boutique and independently owned agencies.

like

Raise you hand if your agency had layoffs today...

like