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how much should I charge per hour for design?
What is the range?
You may also want to think about how much you want to earn per year, try and then break that down into an hourly rate. So for example if you want to earn $20,000 a year, and work say 48 weeks a year. 5 days a week for 6 hours a day then your hourly rate would be roughly $14 per hour. From there take into account tax, pension, and other things like overhead etc. Then you need to take into account the fact you may not have a 100% full work schedule so factor that into your equation also. So if you find you end up working on average 4 hours per day then you will need to increase your hourly rate to match the $20,000 target.
Max Senden23,141 Points
For me it also depends on how long the project will take. For very short projects that only take a couple of hours I usually charge double or triple compared to projects that take longer. Having this extra charge is a simply an extra motivation for myself to do something silly like designing a webbanner every once in a while. I wouldn't bother otherwise ;)