Thursday, March 19, 2009

Payrates and Artists...

OK tell me if this makes sense...



The artist who did this work did this work did it for $50 US in 2004. Now it is 2009, this same artist wants $350 to do this type of work again. WTF???? 700% price increase!!! Now I know I got a great deal, but $350?!?!?!?!?! WTF?!?!?!?! Must be nice to have that kind of increase. Hell do 2 of these a week you could take home $36,400 a year. Did I mention that he livies in Manila, Philippines. So figure this out:


Him: Housing - Rent, House/2-bedroom (monthly/1.500 sqft) in Manila, Philippines: $512.82 US

Me: Housing - Rent, House/3-bedroom (monthly/1.500 sqft) in Miami, FL: $907 US



Basically put he pays 56% of what I pay to live. The accepted average of you total salary that you spend on rent is 30%. So if you do the math, he should be making at least $20,512.80 US a year. Two of these a week, $36,400 a year. TWO. You think it takes him 40 hours to do two of them?

Then I have this guy:
He does art, and wants a WHOLE LOT LESS then the first guy. Like 75% less. I wonder which one I am going to pick. Talk to you later...