• Upwork

    Fixed-price vs Hourly payment on Upwork

    Upwork provides two payment option for a job: hourly when freelancer track time via Upwork Desktop App and client pays him weekly, and fixed-price when a job is divided into milestones and client pays partially or for a whole project. Anyway, Upwork gives money protection for both types. Many of my friends like to work hourly. This option is simpler, more stable and less risky. If you spend more time than originally planned, there will be fewer problems. If client wants to change something in the project requirements, what was not in the original job, you just track more hours and get payments for them. When working on fixed-price project, payment depends not…