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How to determine your hourly rate: Yearly salary method

by Chris Talbot | March 31/2011 | billable-hours, freelanceswitch, hourly-rate, know-your-worth, salary
How to determine your hourly rate: Yearly salary method

![](/assets/img/blog/2011/03/Invoice_-John-Coates1.jpg “invoice - hourly rates”

After networking at professional gatherings, cold calling potential clients, and marketing your services to gain attention, you’ve finally landed your first client. The project is explained, you agree to a deadline, and then the dreaded question comes: “What are your rates?” Whether you’re new to freelancing or whether you’re branching…