Guest Editorial: What's an indexer worth?

Hagger, Jean
March 2009
Indexer;Mar2009, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p31
Academic Journal
The author discusses wages for indexers. She comments on the views of both indexers and publishers regarding indexing fee rates and notes that indexers may charge based on hourly rates or word counts. She comments on the lack of professional education resources for indexers and notes how many pursue indexing as a part-time profession. She suggests professional education and training could alter professional perceptions of indexers.


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