Reply To: How much is enough per hour? Home › Forums › General WAH Questions › How much is enough per hour? › Reply To: How much is enough per hour? November 27, 2015 at 10:47 am #3106 Tabitha DParticipant I’m trying to structure my freelance work to make at least $25 per hour while actually working. You usually need at least 2-3 times your last outside job wage in order to cover self-employment taxes, insurances, etc.