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Video Rate Calculator

Every freelance videographer wonders: What should I charge for my services? Use Videomaker's Video Rate Calculator to find the best possible rate to charge for your freelance video and videography work. Remember, setting your freelance videographer rates is one of the most important aspects of running any video business, from commercial shoots to professional wedding videography; use this tool to keep your prices competitive while also ensuring enough revenue to sustain your business.

How to use Videomaker's Video Rate Calculator

Enter your information below and the Video Rate Calculator will suggest an optimum rate to charge for your videography work. If you are unsure of any information, enter your closest reasonable guess. The more accurate your starting information, the better we can help you determine the best rate for you. While the Video Rate Calculator cannot take into account every variable, it can serve as a useful freelancer guide to any videographer trying to make it on their own.

First we need to determine your hourly rate. Fill these sections out as best you can taking an entire year into consideration.
OFFICE COSTS
PERSONAL COSTS
BILLABLE HOURS
Next we need to add the details of the specific project you're estimating the cost of. Fill the following five sections out as best you can with details about the current project only. Some fields will ask about gear you own and annual expenses. Only include gear you think you'll use on this project.
PRE PRODUCTION
PRODUCTION
POST PRODUCTION
Deliverables
What You Should Charge