Proofreading Charge
Thread poster: Blanka van Raalte (X)

Blanka van Raalte (X)
Local time: 02:28
English to Bosnian
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Apr 11, 2006

I proofread a 3 page document and made quite a few changed on it.. I was wondering how much I should charge for it. I didn't do it all in one sitting so I have no clue how many hours it took me.
What's the standard when charging for this type of job...per word or page or hour?

Thank you all.


 

Marijke Singer  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 07:28
Member
Dutch to English
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No standard answer Apr 12, 2006

I charge per hour to ensure I still get paid for the time I have spent on the job. As a rule of thumb I use 1000 words per hour (reasonable quality).

 

ViktoriaG  Identity Verified
Canada
Local time: 02:28
English to French
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Suggestion Apr 12, 2006

While I don't know what you and your client agreed upon prior to taking on the job, maybe upon reading the following article, you will have a better idea on what to charge:

http://www.proz.com/translation-articles/articles/543/

Hope this helps!

Cheers!


 


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