One of the earliest lessons I’ve learned working in SAP — and I’ve worked in SAP now for nearly 20 years — You can make a good living as an employee in business data processing. As an employee, you’ll generally make more than just about everyone else in the company. That’s great, right? Maybe the CIO will make more than you (but not by such a large margin as you might expect). Of course some sales people will make more.
But I wanted to tell you about what I’ve learned as a contractor in this business.
As a contractor you have the opportunity to make more than just about everyone in the world.
This is pretty serious stuff. A friend of mine is a doctor and he was telling me that on contract to the hospital he was getting $80/hr — and he thought that was pretty good. And …