What to consider when you hire

How long will it take to get organized?The length of a professional organizing project depends on how involved, motivated and committed you are to the process. It also depends on how quickly you can make decisions. Most Professional Organizers provide consultations to assess what is needed to improve individual situations.

Some questions to ask when hiring a Professional Organizer:

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  • How long have you been in business?
  • What is your background and/or training?
  • What is your specialty or particular area of expertise?
  • How do you work?
  • Can you provide references?
  • What is your fee structure?
  • Do you work with a written contract?
  • What is your cancellation policy?
  • Will I work directly with you?

How much will it cost to get organized?

The rates Professional Organizers charge clients are independently determined based on the organizer's skills, experience, certifications, confidence-level and services offered. Some projects may take just a few sessions, while others take several weeks or months. Fees may be based on an hourly, daily, weekly or  by-the-sesson basis. Fees for full-time Professional Organizers can range from $50 - $150 per hour, depending on many considerations (e.g., education, certification, status and experience in the industry, confidence-level, whether they run their business full-time or as a "hobby", if they are recognized as an expert by media, etc.). 

Please consider the value and variety of services offered as you interview organizers. Each organizer is unique in the way they structure their service offerings.

TERMS OF USEWithin NAPO-San Diego, each Professional Organizer is responsible for setting his/her own fees, policies and procedures. Although each member agrees to abide by a Code of Ethics, NAPO-San Diego cannot be held responsible for the actions of individual Professional Organizers.

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