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Firstly - this is an excellent question (+1). As a freelancer, I wish I had had this information when I started out! Secondly - YIKES! Translating that rate into sterling is frightening. GIS professionals must be ten a penny in the US is all I can say if that it the limit of your earning expectations. Third (and a more serious commentary expanding on ...


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It really depends on what kind of work you are doing and the client you are doing it for. What you do matters: A freelance GIS Developer like Kirk Kuykendall is going to make a lot more per hour as a GIS Developer with a very specialized skillset than someone who is just digitizing a few thousand points or lines (technician level work) in a GIS. Who you ...


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An hourly pay for a cartographer is of course not equivalent to what the same person with the same skill level would charge as a freelancer. @Conor sugested $70-125 USD. That sounds about right on the low to medium end even here in Canada but could be more for highly specialized tasks such as specialized analysis and development work. This does not mean ...



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