How much does a book index cost?

Fees are negotiable according to the requirements of a particular job. Whether you are looking for the best index money can buy or are working to a tight budget, we will do our best to accommodate you.

Factors which can affect the cost of book indexing include:

  • length of the text
  • subject level - general or specialist
  • level of indexing required
  • whether research needed - e.g. for names
  • urgency of the job

As a guide, the rates recommended by the Society of Indexers for indexing a non-academic text are (from 1st January 2021)

£2.95 per page or £7.90 per 1000 words or £26.15 per hour

We would normally ask to see 10-20 pages of your text in order to prepare a firm quote. Contact us for a free quote. There is no obligation.