Hourly Rate Calculator


Your work, your lifestyle, your way. Just fill in the blanks.

Here at BeeWits, we're rooting for you. We make your life easier by giving you the tools you need to get all the boring jobs out of the way. Introducing the newest addition to our arsenal of web project tools: Your Hourly Rate Calculator!

What is the Hourly Rate calculator?

It's a simple tool that will help you calculate how much you need to charge per hour based
on the lifestyle you plan to have and expenses associated with
your web design freelancing work:

You fill out your expected income and expenses you expect in the form below.

Hit the "Calculate My Hourly Rate" button!


We'll then calculate the hourly rate you should be charging on the spot. Simple, is it not?
What is your current annual salary or profit after all expenses have been deducted (before taxes)?
Do you want to improve your annual profit? Insert the additional amount you want to earn or percentage increase.
Billable Hours
How many weeks in the year do you plan to bill? Ignore holidays, but if you plan to travel for 2 weeks (let's say for a conference which is not billable), deduct two weeks.
How many days per week do you plan to bill? Ignore holidays, but if you plan to work on a personal product/project on Fridays, deduct 1 day.
How many hours do you plan to work each day?
How much of your time is usually billable? For example, do you spend time engaging with your social networks and looking for additional work?
How many vacation days do you plan to take each year?
Are there public, religious or other holidays which you plan to be away from work?
Plan for some days of down-time while sick.
Overheads

How much will you spend on office rent?

What are your travel expenses? Include approximate expenses for flights, travel accomodation and living allowances while travelling.

How much will you spend on fixed and mobile phones bills, internet subscriptions, fax, TV and other communication services?

How much will you spend on software or other subscription services?

How much will you spend on laptops and other hardware, furniture and other equipment?

How much will you spend on office supplies?

How much will you spend on Accounting, Administration service fees?

How much will you spend on adverting, promotions and other marketing?

How much will you spend on other bills?

How much will you spend on other expenses?