SkillGigs IT Contractor Payrate explained 

Discover how SkillGigs clear pay system benefits IT Professionals. Navigate your contract journey and boost your earnings- redefine your value with SkillGigs. Read below to learn how your payrate is calculated and what are the factors that impact how much you make.   

How is your payrate calculated?

At SkillGigs, we believe in transparency. Here’s a breakdown of how your pay is calculated: 

Base Pay

This is your hourly rate multiplied by the number of hours you work. For instance, if you earn $75/hour and work for a set number of hours, your base pay would be ($75/hr* hours worked) 

Overtime Pay

This is your hourly rate multiplied by the number of hours you work. For instance, if you earn $75/hour and work for a set number of hours, your base pay would be ($75/hr* hours worked) 

Add these up for your Gross Pay. But we’re not done. 


Depending on where you work, we take taxes out of your gross pay. For example, if you’re in Houston, Local tax rates apply.  

So, your Net Pay = Gross Pay – Taxes 

Factors That Affect Your Pay 

A few things can change how much you take home: 


As we said, taxes can really affect your pay. It changes based on where you work and your personal stuff. 

Type of Jobs

If you’re an LLC or a W-2 employee, it can change what you make. 

Where you work

Different places have different costs of living and taxes, which can change your stipends and pay. 

Extra Work

Doing more hours can make you earn more. 


Choosing benefits like health insurance can affect your pay.

At SkillGigs, we want to give you good pay and benefits. 

Payrate Calculator

You can use this Payrate Calculator at to estimate your potential earnings with SkillGigs.

Getting paid, what you deserve

Pay transparency  

Your pay is your pay. SkillGigs will not cut rates to hike margin. Our fee covers the cost of the tech service, workers comp, weekly payroll, and the ability to provide you daily gig traffic to your profile. And better yet, you name your rate for the employers.   

Get paid weekly

Say goodbye to delays in getting paid. With SkillGigs, you’ll receive your earnings weekly, ensuring financial stability while on your travel assignment. 

All about payroll

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Setting Up Your Payroll Account

Our credentialing team uses your provided details to initiate the payroll process with Paychex, our third-party vendor. You’ll receive an email from “MyStaffingPro” to complete your account setup.

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Understanding Payroll Timing

Payroll timing information will be shared after you’ve completed the onboarding process and received your official start clearance.  

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Submitting Your Timesheets 

Send your weekly approved timesheets to Delays in submission can cause potential pay delays. 

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Reach Out for Support 

For queries or concerns, reach out to your Customer Success Team @, email or submit an inquiry at 

Employer FAQs

It is a very simple we are a talent marketplace that brings employers and top talent together. We envisioned SkillGigs to help make the act of hiring and finding a job simple, this is what we strive to do daily. Built by leaders from the outsourcing and staffing industry who’ve recruited and helped thousands of awesome candidates land jobs at some of the largest companies globally. SkillGigs, is an AI-based sourcing platform that serves as top talent marketplace. We offer a unique perspective on the art of finding the perfect job. Think of us as job matchmakers. SkillGigs is here to facilitate relationships with employers directly with talent. We are a resource for active professionals, enabling them to build their personal brand, directly interact with employers without a middleman, and to ultimately find the perfect job.

The company is headquartered out of Houston, TX but we have teams across many major cities within three countries to ensure the utmost timeliness with candidate and client care. As for where we place talented individuals? We’re nationwide! Contact us today about your immediate hiring needs to see what talent we have ready in your area.

Our focus is on the most in-demand and skilled positions found across the healthcare, non-clinical, digital and technology fields. For our healthcare and non-clinical employers and recruiters, we source for a variety of hospital positions and contract lengths, including travel contract, per diem, and permanent gigs to fill every need your facility may face. The roles span all the major specialities included but not limited to Med Surg, ICU, ER, OR, Step down and tele.

Simple answer is that it is your opportunity to have open pay negotiations directly with the employer. Employers bid on you to start the conversation about a gig. You then have the choice to choose if you are interested or not. If interested, our platform connects the two parties and manages the entire lifecycle. But why wait for the employer to bid on your profile? With SkillGig bidding tech, you, too, can bid on jobs you are interested in. You can bid on full-time jobs, contract jobs, and even remote jobs. With the initial pay negotiation done before finalizing the interview, using our bidding tech, you don’t need to stress about pay negotiation.

Sell your skills in an uber competitive job marketplace by differentiating yourself and marketing yourself by using state of the art technology which is super user friendly and easy to use. The Skill Listing feature helps people market themselves in the job marketplace by letting the world know their availability and job requirements, allowing employers to find you in sea of people.​​​​​​​

Using the SkillGigs platform vs. a traditional staffing firm, means that you have complete control over what gig you want to work for. Before, you only saw jobs that recruiters from staffing companies decided to share with you. SkillGigs marketplace search allows you to explore contract and permanent gigs — simultaneously. It’s your life, so it should be your choice. The job you want is only a BID away.

As a healthcare profession, with the SkillGigs talent marketplace, you can:

  • Get access to the hidden jobs such in real time.
  • Name your own pay, choose who to engage with and when.
  • Leverage your personal brand for your success using our patented 3D Resume.
  • Engage with employers like never before to ensure good fit and desired pay.
  • Manage all your credentialing paperwork in one place! Set it and forget it.

SkillGigs, is the ultimate career marketplace, where you can create your very own unique personal brand to help sell your skills and the ecommerce-style interaction ensures you get the job you want with the pay you require. This is achieved through our transparent bidding process. We believe that every job seeker can improve their earning capabilities and their income potential if they only knew how to market themselves properly and by building a proper pipeline of gig activity around themselves. Whether you are looking for full time work or project work, we have got everything that you need to help make your career a success.

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