- Exchange Rates and Cost of Living Index
- Useful Business Sites
- 2007 - 2009 Detailed Salary and Rate Reports - Extremely Accurate
- Other Pricelists and Salary Surveys
- Tax Deductable Education Fund/Retirement Plan Info
- Phone Directories in Israel
- Professional Mailing Lists
- Free or Low-cost Utilities
- Viewing Hebrew Text on the Internet
- Useful Documents
Exchange Rates and Cost of Living Index
Useful Business Sites
2007 - 2009 Detailed Salary and Rate Reports - Extremely Accurate
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Free Access Salary Survey Results
Dec. 13, 2006 Inhouse Salary Update with Company Size and Experience Breakdowns (for survey participants only)
Other Pricelists and Salary Surveys
Editorial Freelancers Association Editorial Rates - June 2012
National Union of Journalists (UK) Fees Guide - not clear if this is for 2006/7 or 2007/8
Win Writer 2012 Salary Survey (most of the data is from the US, but it is worth looking at)
Win Writer 2011 Salary Survey (most of the data is from the US, but it is worth looking at)
Win Writer 2010 Salary Survey (most of the data is from the US, but it is worth looking at)
Win Writer 2009 Salary Survey (most of the data is from the US, but it is worth looking at)
Win Writer 2008 Salary Survey (most of the data is from the US, but it is worth looking at)
Win Writer 2007 Salary Survey (most of the data is from the US, but it is worth looking at)
Win Writer 2006 Salary Survey (most of the data is from the US, but it is worth looking at)
Techshoret Salary Survey (no breakdowns and no verification mechanism)
CPS Jobs Salary Survey (breakdown by experience only)
How Much Should I Charge? by Lynn Wasnak- date of data unknown - copyright says 2007 but page source says 1996.
STC-Israel November 2006 Salary Survey (no longer available)
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook Report on Writers and Editors 2006-7 Edition (US information)
2010 Israel Translators Association (ITA) Translation Price Guidelines (posted at the www.lingolee.com site)
2004 Histadrut pricelist for Editing, Journalism and Publishing (posted at COandPI site under Files)
Usability Professionals Association2005 Salary Survey (mostly data from the US, but it is worth looking at)
Tax Deductable Education Fund/Retirement Plan Info
Comparison of Results (Israeli government site)
Phone Directories in Israel
Professional Mailing Lists
Computer Jobs in Israel contains job listings in Israeli hi-tech companies and other useful resources.
Jerusalem Anglo Protexia is a huge list of English speaking Israelis with postings and advertisements on all kinds of things. They had over 12,000 subscribers before moving to their new site.
Techshoret is a heavy traffic list. With over 1900 subscribers it is the largest mailing list in the Israeli tech writing community.
This is a low-traffic alternate mailing list similar to Techshoret with 500 subscribers. It is maintained by the Israel chapter of the Society of Technical Communicators.
CIWI is a high traffic list aimed at freelance English language writers. It is relatively new, but has grown to nearly 1500 subscribers. Their core group consists more of journalists and creative writers. CIWI uses a tag system in the subject line.
Israel Marcom is geared for items of specific interest to Marcom professionals in Israel. It's main focus is on networking and announcement of opportunities within the Israeli marketing communications business arena.
Marchshoret is a spinoff of Techshoret aimed at Marcom writers with just under 300 subscribers..
COandPI is a very serious list aimed at freelance English copyeditors and proofreaders in Israel. COandPI uses a tag system in the subject line and has grown to over 350 members.
Techwr-l is the largest aSnd most influential list in the international tech writing community. Traffic is extremely heavy with over 1,000 emails a month.
Tech Comm Pros is a break-off from Techwr-l and already has a lot of traffic and discussions worth following.
HATT is mailing list for users of Help Authoring Tools.
Free or Low-cost Utilities
Jonathan’s Tool Bar & Grill shares information on free or low-cost utilities and Web sites.
Viewing Hebrew Text on the Internet
The following links were provided by Amnon Avidor on Techshoret
Word's numbering explained by John McGhie