How To Charge For Drone Services – In 2023

One of the most common questions that I always get over the last few years as a commercial drone pilot is, what to charge for drone services. We cover 3 main topics about how to charge for your drone services. Check this video out to learn more!

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00:00 Intro
00:52 (Overview) 7 Considerations for service pricing
01:12 1/7 Training & Certifications
02:37 2/7 Drone Equipment
04:50 3/7 Client Type
07:02 4/7 Deliverables
07:22 5/7 Software
08:09 6/7 Drone Insurance
08:32 7/7 Travel & Expenses
09:03 Pricing your services
09:10 Hourly Rate Pricing
11:03 Day Rate Pricing
11:55 Project Type Pricing
12:46 Custom Quote Pricing
12:57 Deliverable Type Pricing
14:11 How do I charge for drone services
16:11 Big NO’s of Drone Service Pricing
18:48 Outro

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