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Old 02-05-09, 07:16 PM
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anyone ever hired a consultant? how expensive was he/she
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Old 02-05-09, 07:22 PM
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Consultant for what? Pretty broad question yer asking there...

Engineering consultants here are anywhere between $80-$400/hour.
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Old 02-05-09, 07:24 PM
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management consultant...to do financial stuff
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Old 02-05-09, 07:25 PM
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I work as a consultant and have billed out anywhere from $75 to $225/hour. Higher risks mean higher billable rates. I'm a CPA and former auditor and the high risk engagements usually involve representation before the IRS or state tax department.

I've worked for companies that have paid as much as $750/hour for consultants who have specialized knowledge and lots of experience.

It all depends on what you're asking for.
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Old 02-05-09, 07:29 PM
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yeah what kind of consultant do you mean?
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Old 02-05-09, 07:32 PM
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Originally Posted by Sprocket Man View Post
I work as a consultant and have billed out anywhere from $75 to $225/hour. Higher risks mean higher billable rates. I'm a CPA and former auditor and the high risk engagements usually involve representation before the IRS or state tax department.

I've worked for companies that have paid as much as $750/hour for consultants who have specialized knowledge and lots of experience.

It all depends on what you're asking for.

Thats useful thanks. I too have dealt with those pricey consulting firms in a former life but thinking of smaller scale at the moment. Wondered if it would be worth hiring someone permenant who would have not much to do after the project is completed. Rather get an independent consultant if not too expensive to get in do the biz and buzz off...leaving behind a great big steaming invoice of course.
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Originally Posted by kaiju-velo View Post
yeah what kind of consultant do you mean?
evaluate some investment's in a few companies. corp fin type work
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Old 02-05-09, 07:41 PM
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evaluate some investment's in a few companies. corp fin type work
Personally, I would just hire a CPA who's familiar with corporate reportings, like 10K, 10Qs, etc.
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