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it’ll never be accurate because the amount of time it’s going to take to complete this project, because one is just starting out, is hard to estimate. And humans in general suck at making estimates. So what to charge is impossible to answer. On top of that, we do not know all the requirements and complete scope of the project.

I would caution @jimmyniceguy not to undercut himself and the industry. What you might pay for something doesn’t mean your client thinks the same way. Your job is to communicate value, which is hard to do when starting out. Don’t be afraid to charge money for the work you do. Your time is money.

If you spend 20hrs per week for next 2 months working on this project, is that really worth $1500 to you?

That’s $9.38 per hr. (without tax + other expenses)