How to work: Contractors earn one and a half times more than employees
A survey by Trinity Business School seeks to shed light on the professional contracting sector and finds six-figure annual income is the norm
Professional contractors in Ireland earned an average income of €109,066 last year, new research has found.
The survey by Trinity Business School showed that contractors earned over one-and-a-half times more than their counterparts in full-time employment last year, charging an average daily rate of more than €500.
The report, Ireland’s Project Economy, was the first to focus solely on high-skilled independent professional contractors, according to Andrew Burke, the chair of business studies at Trinity Business...
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