Re: Tech Comm Survey

Subject: Re: Tech Comm Survey
From: "T.W. Smith" <techwordsmith -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 13 Oct 2004 13:55:52 -0400

I sense contracts are going down to $40 and less. I've seen them that
low. But, there's a point of no return. For example, to fix my car
costs $70/hour in labor. Same for a plumber. Except on weekends. The
guy who mows my lawn or plows my driveway charges 30. At some point,
it makes sense to do that work myself and not take a gig.

$40 a high? Sounds low.

On Wed, 13 Oct 2004 11:33:14 EDT, hbacheler -at- aol -dot- com <hbacheler -at- aol -dot- com> wrote:
> 3. Have you noticed a change in salary? Explain briefly.
> Salary for tech writers have risen steadily in the areas where I have worked.
> Started out on the low-end, and recently was offered $40.oo hour because of
> varied experience.


Remember, this is online. Take everything with a mine of salt and a grin.


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