Consultant vs. Employee: Worksheet and Guide to Help You Choose.
|Hourly Rate (Depending on Role: Salesforce Administrator to Salesforce Developer)||$||$|
|Hourly Benefits Factor (Health Insurance, Social Security, FICA, FUTA, 401K, Paid Leave)||$0||$|
|Flexible Number of Hours||Yes||No|
|Temporary Project Option||Yes||No|
|Direct Supervision Required||Lower||Higher|
Combination Employee Consultant:
Staff Augmentation for Projects
Partner with a consulting company if you can offer a competitive hourly rate and need flexibility but can't offer benefits or if your need is sporadic. Partner with a consulting company if you need an already established team to work with. Consultants have a breadth of experience sometimes not available in staff from a more focused employment background.