Originally Posted by odoreater
Nobody wants to talk about hourly rates for this kind of stuff on a public forum for fear of price fixing charges.
What? That's not really consistent with my experience. This information is openly discussed all the time, just as lawyers' rates are. But as somebody said, it depends a lot on your field and qualifications. Anything from $250 - $750 would be within the range of "normal", with outliers on either end of that. Also, it's not unusual to charge a bit less for prep time, analysis, and report-writing, with a premium and/or daily minimum for actual testimony at trial or in a deposition.