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I'd say somewhere between $80 and $100/hr. assuming you don't have to pay
for insurance.

Stan Scholl, P.E.
Laguna Beach, CA

On Mon, 16 Sep 2002 15:43:26 -0500 "Caldwell, Stan" <scaldwell(--nospam--at)halff.com>
writes:
> Bill:
>  
> My bet is that you're headed down to Pearland.  Have a great time!
>  
> 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.
>  
> Regards,
>  
> Stan R. Caldwell, P.E.
> Dallas, Texas
> (how 'bout them Cowboys)
>  
>   _____  
> 
>  
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bill Polhemus [mailto:bill(--nospam--at)polhemus.cc]
> Sent: Monday, September 16, 2002 3:27 PM
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject: Contract Rates
> 
> 
> It's been forever since I've worked contract, and I have no idea 
> what the
> going rate is.
>  
> 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, etc.)
>  
> Anyway, I'd like to hear some figgers. What kinds of rates are we 
> hearing
> out there for "civil/structural" doing plant-work, etc.?


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