Re: Question about pay rates

Subject: Re: Question about pay rates
From: "Peter Neilson" <neilson -at- windstream -dot- net>
To: "TECHWR-L Writing" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 04 Oct 2016 17:55:27 -0400

The odd jobs that float in through the transom generally want to pay me $36 per hour, regardless of location of job or person, without any consideration of the massive expense of relocation. I have turned down (or more often simply ignored) $36 jobs on both coasts and in Flyoveria. These are apparently the same jobs that were $17 per hour 20 years ago. They sometimes have excruciatingly detailed lists of "required" "skills". I do not believe the jobs actually exist.

To figure out how to manage pay rates you can probably do well by checking out Nick Corcodilos. He's the "don't tell them your pay rate" guy.

On Tue, 04 Oct 2016 17:42:34 -0400, Keith Hood <klhra -at- yahoo -dot- com> wrote:

Does anyone know, what is an acceptable pay rate for a tech writer for the Sacramento area? I had a recruiter ask me how much I would want for a job there, and I have no idea what the market there is like.
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