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Subject:Re: Average Pay... From:Charles E Vermette <cvermette -at- juno -dot- com> To:"TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com> Date:Mon, 17 Dec 2001 12:26:46 -0500
On Mon, 17 Dec 2001 08:01:37 -0800 (PST) Iggy <iggy_1996dp -at- yahoo -dot- com>
> I'm not in a high cost of living area like
> Boston, in fact it's about 1/4 the cost of living in
> Boston, but my last 3 contracts were $45/hr, 35/hr,
> and 65/hr... How do you survive in Boston on
> $30-$40/hr after saving for taxes and shelling out for
> equipment? I found it hard here where my average cost
> of living is in total less than $1000/month... Taxes
> are a bitch...
Iggy, the $30-$40 an hour rate is as a W2 contractor through
agencies...the comparable 1099 rates would be 45-60 hr.
Charles E. Vermette
85 Washington Park Drive
Norwell MA 02061
e-mail: cvermette -at- juno -dot- com
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