Charge Up Rate Calculator

A free tool for contractors to calculate their optimal charge up rate. Don't guess — get your hourly rate right!


Need help using the calculator? Check out our Charge Up Rate Guide.

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How much should I charge for my work?

Determining your charge-out rate shouldn't be a guessing game. With our Charge Up Rate Calculator you'll be able to establish an optimal charge-out rate based on your annual overhead costs and target annual income. 

And don't worry, no accountants or genius-level maths skills are required. Our Charge-Out Rate Guide provides step-by-step instructions to help you along the way.

Access our free Charge Up Rate Calculator

Our Charge Up Rate Calculator & guide will help you figure out:

What to take into account

Six key considerations to keep in mind before you start crunching the numbers.

Why it’s important to get it right

What you charge for your services can have a dramatic effect on your bottom line — and your reputation.

Your optimal charge-out rate

How to establish your optimal charge-out rate based on your annual overheads and income goals.

Steps to calculate accurately

A detailed step-by-step guide to using the Charge Up Rate Calculator.

Whether you’ve been in business for decades or you’re just starting out, our Charge Up Rate Calculator can help you. It's time to determine just how much to charge per hour to ensure you’re making a decent profit on top of covering your costs.