Web Development Hourly Consulting Rates

The following are typical rates for professional web development staff based in South Florida (Boca Raton) for projects on an hourly basis without a contract. For larger projects, a portion of the work can be sent offshore to be developed at lower cost.

Creative Service Rates

Web Development Services Rate/Hour Description of Services Performed
Intern/Student $20 - $35 Data entry, basic web development services.
Data Entry $20 - $45 Data entry for ecommerce websites - does not include data conversion or translation services.
Web Design $75 - $100 basic web design services typically prepared with a graphic arts program such as Photoshop or Illustrator. Finished material is ready for HTML slicing or encoding.
Photography/ Photo Editing $50 - $85 Photography and photo editing services. Excludes studio rental costs and supplies, and does not include stock photography fees.
Copywriting $75 - $95 Web copywriting, product copy, and informational page copy. Editing, keyword development, meta tags, directory listings, catalog copy editing

 

Development Service Rates

Web Development Services Rate/Hour Description of Services Performed
Basic Web Development $75 - $125 Basic .Net web development, skin customization, custom themes. Work typically done with a web authoring tol such as Dreamweaver, Expression, or SharePoint Designer.
Flash Web Development $85 - $125 Senior web designer, style sheets, skins, HTML, Flash,basic scripts
.NET Web Development $85 - $145 Advanced .Net web development using Visual Studio. Typically includes SQL database backend developemnt for web content, membership, and systems integrations.
Architect $175 - $250 Solution architecture including system integration, senior project management


 Data Entry & Content Service Rates

Web Development Services Rate/Hour Description of Services Performed
Intern/Student $20 - $35 Data entry, basic web development services.
Data Entry $20 - $45 Data entry for ecommerce websites - does not include data conversion or translation services.
Data Conversion $65-$125 Data conversion services including spreadsheets and distributor files to SQL and XML data.

Internet Marketing Service Rates

Web Development Services Rate/Hour Description of Services Performed
Web Marketing $65 - $95 Search Engine optimization services including keyword research, competitive research, meta tag development and site clean up, directory & search engine submissions, keyword development, page anlysis, sitemap configuration, web analytic configuration, blogging, link development and exchanges.
Ecommerce Manager $65 - $85 Research manufacturers, suppliers and products for ecommerce site. Design site product layout, navigation, sections, topics, fulfillment strategies. end user trainging and support.
Senior Partner $175 - $250 Site assesment, competitive analysis, market potential, search engine strategies.

Management & System Engineeering Service Rates

Web Development Services Rate/Hour Description of Services Performed
Project Manager $85 - $125 Prepare projectrequirements, scope of work and projects schedules.End user training and second level support.
System Admin $100 - $175 installtion and configuration of web, database and email servers, firewalls, security, backup, system monitoring, DNS, email, web and server applications.
Senior Systems Engineer $175 - $250 Solution architecture, advanced performance, security and disaster recovery strategies. Adavanced troublshooting.

Notes:

  • Normal Business hours are 9AM to 5PM Monday through Friday excluding holidays
  • Rush, emergency & work outside normal hours: 50% surcharge
  • Minimum charge on-site: 2 hours, minimum charge for remote support: 1/2hour
  • Travel charged at normal rates plus expenses
  • Employee placement fees: 30% of total annual compensation including bonus.