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As an hourly contractor, what tasks should I charge for?

I'm an independent developer. I work from home, and I charge most of my clients by the hour. Often, a project will require the computer to do something while I twiddle my thumbs; for instance, downloading, uploading, running, or compiling a lot of code. I'm divided as to whether to charge for this. [more inside]
posted by user c on Jun 4, 2014 - 14 answers

Is being paid for billable hours only a normal thing?

How common is it for a full-time employee to be paid only for billable hours? [more inside]
posted by girih knot on Oct 25, 2012 - 31 answers

It's 3am. Pay me more!

For low-wage hourly employees, how common is it NOT to receive additional compensation for working hours far outside of normal business hours? [more inside]
posted by QuantumMeruit on Apr 12, 2011 - 23 answers

hourly rate for scientific journal editorial work?

What is an appropriate hourly rate for scientific editorial work? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Apr 7, 2011 - 5 answers

Hourly editing help?

Another "what do I charge" question, magazine editor edition. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 3, 2011 - 6 answers

What should I bill for as a contractor?

I recently took on some hourly contract work. I'm running into some grey areas about what I should and should not be billing for. [more inside]
posted by Diplodocus on Feb 1, 2011 - 17 answers

Wage issues when moving from part-time to full-time.

Moving from part-time to full-time at work. Since I'll have benefits, is it fair to compare my old hourly rate to my new one? Should I accept what appears to be a cut in pay? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 18, 2010 - 19 answers

What's the typical pay difference when going from contract to perm?

What's the typical pay difference when going from contract to perm? [more inside]
posted by mgarnhum on Aug 27, 2009 - 10 answers

CA Labor Law: Salary to hourly demotion

CA Labor Law: A friend has been demoted from salaried to hourly after giving notice. Is this illegal? He thinks there may have been a law passed a few years ago banning a salary to hourly demotion. True? [more inside]
posted by jenmakes on Jul 9, 2009 - 7 answers

Freelance web design - how do you estimate hours?

Freelance web designers - what factors do you use to estimate the number of hours you'll spend on a project? I'm looking for examples of reasonable rough estimates (based on scope). [more inside]
posted by Fifi Firefox on Jul 7, 2009 - 7 answers

Labor law help needed for socal govt contract employee

I believe my company, a government contractor, is using alot of grey areas in their employee time cards to get away with paying as little as possible. For example, I am listed with them as "salary", which by my understanding would mean I get x amount of payment per pay period. However, they still have everyone fill out a time card, and pay us per the hours we have worked. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Dec 27, 2008 - 14 answers

Help me organize my time and projects by the hour.

What time/project management software or sites might be able to help me view my week in hourly clumps and allow me to check off completed tasks or monitor their success? I've tried a number of GTD services, but none of them has been quite right, so I'm looking for suggestions. [more inside]
posted by metalheart on Nov 29, 2008 - 6 answers

How much to design a banner ad in UK?

Standard price for designing a banner ad in the UK? [more inside]
posted by nímwunnan on Sep 1, 2008 - 6 answers

table + chairs + quiet

In Manhattan: affordable evening and/or weekend meeting room rental, by the hour / by the day? [more inside]
posted by kalapierson on Aug 5, 2008 - 8 answers

Can my employer paid everyone else overtime but me?

Everyone in my department at work (desktop publishing) is paid overtime except me (I'm salaried) and we all have the same job title and responsibilities. Is this legal? [more inside]
posted by boognish on May 26, 2008 - 10 answers

Interviewing and working at Google as a wage slave

What's it like to do interview for an hourly position at Google? To work there as a worker bee? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 20, 2008 - 4 answers

Hourly without bussing

I don't really want to be a waiter. So, where are all the night jobs for professionals, like legal proofreading, in Washington, DC? [more inside]
posted by parmanparman on Mar 6, 2008 - 7 answers

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