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Subject:RE: Pay rate for contractor with no experience From:"Alyssa Fox" <afox -at- zeh -dot- com> To:"TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com> Date:Fri, 11 Feb 2000 13:21:30 -0600
I guess I didn't give as much information as I needed to. I am in Houston,
Texas. Also, I guess this would be considered an entry-level position. The
person I have interviewed has never done any kind of contract work before,
and she will be an independent contractor. She will be on-site most, if not
all, of the time. For now, we'll only need her about 10 hours a week for a
month at a time every 3 months or so (right before a CD release).
Hopefully this info is a bit more helpful.
From: Marc A. Santacroce [mailto:epubs -at- ricochet -dot- net]
Sent: Friday, February 11, 2000 1:02 PM
To: Alyssa Fox; TECHWR-L
Subject: Re: Pay rate for contractor with no experience
It's going to depend a whole lot on what part of the country you work in.
>I am looking at hiring a part-time contractor to help me with such tasks as
>compiling online help systems, compiling manuals in HyperHelp, updating
>manuals, updating release notes, and various other small, nitpicky things.
>have interviewed one person already that seems ideal for the job, and we
>have reached the level of negotiating her pay.
>What hourly rate do you think is reasonable for someone doing the
>aforementioned tasks that has no technical writing experience?
>Thanks for your help,
>Zeh Graphic Systems, Inc.
Marc A. Santacroce
Senior Technical Writer
"An idiot with a computer is a better, faster idiot."