Rates depend on many
factors, including density and length of the material,
audience, and handling of special features. Most often
rates are per indexable page, but by the entry, the hour
or per project are also possible per the needs of a
client. Please contact me to discuss rates on a
In general, I need to see a sample of the work in question, or a similar text, to give a firm rate quote. Rates for traditional back-of-the-book indexes generally run from $3-$5 per page. Embedded indexing is usually more expensive per page.
Project quotes include up to 2 hours of editing. Extensive editing or rework because of changes to the text may require a further hourly charge. Small changes in pagination can usually be accommodated on the fly, but it is always better to work from finalized pages.
Rush jobs are available, please contact me for more information.
“But how can it have remained so long undiscovered, when there is a sure index to it if men will but take the trouble to look?” Jonathan Harker in Dracula by Bram Stoker.