If you're just getting started with freelance work, determining your hourly rate can seem a little confusing. 

Are you shooting too low or too high? Will your client's complain ... or are they making out like bandits?

If you're looking to build lasting professional relationships (and keep a roof over your head), you need a more sound strategy for pricing projects. (Let's face it, spitting out a "ballpark" price isn't exactly scalable.)

To ensure that you're not left feeling overworked and underpaid, check out this infographic from CreativeLive for a step-by-step approach to calculating your hourly rate. It's actually much easier than you think. 

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Originally published Jul 30, 2015 7:00:00 AM, updated July 28 2017

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