[Baypiggies] What hourly rate are you charging a startup?

Jason Culverhouse jason at mischievous.org
Thu Jun 9 09:16:58 CEST 2011

On Jun 8, 2011, at 10:57 PM, Anna Ravenscroft wrote:

> Hi folks:
> I'm going to be chatting with a startup next week. I'd love to hear
> what hourly rate folks are charging startups these days. (I can also
> ask for options, so I'd like some ballpark range on the cash portion
> of the comp. )

It's hard to guess cash at a startup, it depends on their funding.
If you work for stock, I would start at a rate where working 40 hours
a week for a year allowed me to accrue 1% of the company.

> I'd love to hear from new programmers, as well as experienced
> consultants, to get a good range.
> Please contact me offlist and I promise to keep your answers confidential.


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