Hi Krista.

Thank you for this article. Unfortunately, it is very common to underbid your own worth. Many beginners just shoot for a random value and that value is not based on anything really. Why $14? What is that based on. I assume nothing.

I recently wrote an article on how you should calculate your hourly rate. It is based on tons of variables.

It's tragic really, with a rate of $14, you are PAYING to be able to work...


CG supervisor with 17 years of experience in the Animation- and VFX industry. Studying Design, Use and Interaction (UX) at the University of Oslo

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