Most people have no idea what their real income is. .
1. What's your gross salary before tax? EG. GBP 60,000 a year 2. What's your net salary after tax & pensions? GBP 42,900 a year 3. What's your monthly net payslip after tax? GBP 3,400 a month 4. How much do you spend on work a month? GBP 400 a month 5. Net monthly salary after work expenses (3-4) GBP 3,000 a month 6. How many hours do you spend on your job? 70 hours a week 7. Hours a month worked (#6 x 52 / 12) 303 hours a month 8. Hourly net pay (#5 / #7) GBP 9.90 per hour
9. Are you happy with your hourly rate? Why/Why not?
10. What would you love your minimum hourly rate to be? Reverse the above steps to get the needed salary.
Alternatively: How can you reduce your hours and reduce your work expenses to get to a better hourly rate?