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RE: Contract Rates
- To: "'seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org'" <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
- Subject: RE: Contract Rates
- From: "Caldwell, Stan" <scaldwell(--nospam--at)halff.com>
- Date: Mon, 16 Sep 2002 15:43:26 -0500
My bet is that
you're headed down to Pearland. Have a great
You, and only you,
know what your services are worth. Don't worry about "going rates".
Charge what you believe fairly represents the value that you bring to the
project (but never less than minimum wage, even in a brief moment of low
self-esteem). If the prospect doesn't want to pay what you believe to be a
fair rate for your services (including rush hour travel time from Katy to
Pearland), then politely decline the work.
Stan R. Caldwell,
(how 'bout them
It's been forever since I've worked
contract, and I have no idea what the going rate
I've been asked to go down and help
with rebuild a chem plant on the Texas Gulf coast that recently had a
"whoopsie", and they want me to sign on to contract through their outfit (you
can't contract on your own recognizance anymore, because of changes in tax law,
Anyway, I'd like to hear some
figgers. What kinds of rates are we hearing out there for "civil/structural"
doing plant-work, etc.?