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How much should I charge for proofreading and editing?
Thread poster: Anna1991
Anna1991 Netherlands Local time: 12:08 English to Swedish
Oct 16, 2017
From my question you might understand that I´m quite new to this, especially proofreading/editing. I have been asked what my hourly rate for proofreading/editing will be and I am not sure as to what the standard rate is. Since I am new to this, I don´t want to ask too high, but then neither too low... I have found that proofreading is mostly charged per word, but the company pays only by the hour, and I have found price range anywhere from 20 to 40 euros. And I live in the Netherlands if this makes a difference. Could anyone please give me a hint? And furthermore, should I include VAT in the hourly price or not?
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