Each flashcard type has a standard rate of pay. Upon task completion (with
minimal errors) a bonus of $.35 per flashcard is awarded. These are starting
figures and are negotiable. Certain writers can command a higher rate based on
quality of work, willingness to supply graphics, and productivity.
Standard flashcard - $.65 upon submission plus $.35 bonus upon task
completion - total $1.00.
True good mnemonic flashcard of OWN creation - $.85 MNE plus completion bonus of
$.35 - total $1.20.
Picture flashcard complex, first use – $4.00 IMG3 (good drawing created
by author), plus bonus.
Picture flashcard typical, first use - $2.50 IMG2 (simple drawing created by
author), plus bonus.
Picture flashcard simple, first use - $2.00 IMG1 (downloaded from web), plus
Picture flashcard, each subsequent use, where appropriate - $.85 IMG0, plus
Error or omission - deduct $2.00 per incidence. An omission is a failure to
conform to the standards set forth in the web site, particularly the Questions
Format section. An example would be the failure to supply medically correct
Bonus for completing a book with few errors according to website guidelines -
$.35 per flashcard, as previously mentioned.
Editor for Technical Accuracy:
This position requires four years of medical school, although the
exact nature of tasks varies by subject. Perform duties described on the editor's page. Repair technical
inaccuracies. Provide annotated copy with a narrative evaluation
of technical quality of work. Review images for quality and
Payment is negotiable and flexible.
Technical Line Editor:
Evaluates flashcards for form and teaching quality. We have an extensive
description of the proper flashcard formats on our web site. This person is
generally a professional medical writer or medical doctor with a strong
technical background and line editing ability. The editor gives feedback to the
authors about the quality of their writing and serves as their manager.
For every flashcard proofread -- $.25
For minor repairs, an additional -- $.06
For major repairs, an additional -- $.50
No payment for a subtopic (about one hundred flashcards) with one or more
uncorrected major errors.
Perform duties described on the editor's page. This
process occurs before and after technical editing. We email you the work when
we receive it, and we expect to receive the corrected copy as an email attachment
or online submission within a week.
For every flashcard proofread- $.20.
For minor repairs- an additional $.05.
For major repairs- an additional $.30.
No payment for a subtopic (about one
hundred flashcards) with one or more uncorrected major errors.
We offer an incentive to use VSee for video teleconferencing. Senior staff
members (both types of technical editors) receive $30 per conference and other
staff (authors and grammar editors) receive $20. For instructions about how to
install and use the appropriate software,
please click here.
Help us refine our software by
reporting any bugs you encounter. Payment of $15 for a complete and relevant
Click here to access bug report form
EDD labor fact sheet
here to download a fact sheet about independent contractors under
California state law.