Why Scalable Path?


We know how difficult it can be to source quality talent. That's why we provide a network of pre-screened developers and designers from all over the world. Here's how we stack up compared to other staffing options.

Let's compare
Scalable Path
Regular Employee
Freelancer Site
Lead time to start
Scalable
Path
0–3 weeks
Regular
Employee
1–5 months
Freelancer
Site
1–4 weeks
Recruiting Fee
Scalable
Path
$0
Regular
Employee
15K–25K
Freelancer
Site
$0
Quality of work
Scalable
Path
High
Regular
Employee
Unpredictable
Freelancer
Site
Unpredictable
Termination Fee
Scalable
Path
$0
Regular
Employee
High
Freelancer
Site
$0
Overhead Costs
Scalable
Path
Low
Regular
Employee
High
Freelancer
Site
High
Pre–Screened
Scalable
Path
Yes
Regular
Employee
No
Freelancer
Site
No

What will it cost if you choose to hire a full-time employee?


We added up all the major costs associated with hiring a Frontend Developer in California as an example. When you consider the actual hours worked by a full-time employee, the effective hourly rate you'd be paying is higher than you might think.

Base salary
Full Time Employee
$100,000 per year
Health Benefits
Health/Dental
$4,490 per year
Social Security
10% Bonus
$7,650 per year
Bonus
7.65%
$7,500 per year
Workspace/
Environment
Computer, Furniture, Rent
$7,000 per year
Extra Expenses
$26,640
Base Salary
$100,000
= $126,640
+
1,404 HRS/YR
Sick days
Average of 5 days per year
Vacation Days
Average of 2 weeks
Federal Holidays
Average of 1 weeks
Productive Hours
This varies by employee, but most companies are lucky to get 6 full productive hour per day out of an employee.
$126,640 COST
1,404 HOURS
= $90.20/Hour

HOW DOES SCALABLE PATH STACK UP?


Our rates for developers range between $40-65/hr depending on experience.

With a team leader at the helm, the blended rate is still lower than hiring a single employee.

For the same monthly cost of hiring a single employee, you can have a multi-talented team and lower risk.