Read Write Web today published the results of some research that they’ve done with Top Tier Tech Bloggers and Social Media Consultants regarding how much they earn in that work.
To get the information they approached 20 top-tier tech bloggers and social media consultants, half of them responded (so this isn’t a massive sample).
While the sample size is small the results revealed:
- Most bloggers getting paid about $25 a post (with the full range being between $10-$200 a post).
- In house/Full time bloggers earn annual pay of between $45,000 to $55,000 (with benefits) and up to $70,000-$90,000 with bonuses.
- The real money seems to be in consulting with hourly rates not below $150 an hour and $300 an hour the most common rate named.
Read the full report and analysis at How Much Do Top Tier Bloggers and Social Media Consultants Get Paid? We Asked Them!