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Subject:Re Fair Cut From:Stephen -dot- MacDonald -at- Aspect -dot- com To:TECHWR-L -at- LISTS -dot- RAYCOMM -dot- COM Date:Thu, 29 Jun 2000 09:30:26 -0400
Rebecca Rachmany wrote:
> What is considered a 'fair cut' for a contracting agency? To me 30%-40%
> seems reasonable, but obviously you don't think so. I'd like to hear what
> others have to say.
Well whaddya know, I find myself agreeing with Andrew Plato. "Fair cut" has
no meaning here because the agency is not getting a cut of your money. When
a company pays an agency $75 an hour and you get $50 of it, the client
company is paying for two things: $50 for what you produce as a tech writer
and $25 for the agency's work for finding you. It's as simple as that.