Hourly rates for a Salesforce Administrator can vary between $50/hr to $80/hr. This is very realistic if you have some basic to intermediate experience as an administrator. So let’s think about this, if you work 30 hours a week on average between all of your projects, that’s between $69,000 and $112,000 per year!
If you have the experience and ability to be a Salesforce Consultant, and help make recommendations to implement (or re-implement) Salesforce for customers, then it is not unreasonable to expect $120/hr to $180/hr as a solo consultant. Assuming you work 30 hours per week, that’s between $170,000 and $255,000 per year!
You are an experienced developer. There is no declarative programming challenge that you cannot overcome with code and a Lightning Web Component here and there. Developers in high demand can often match a consultant at $120/hr to $180/hr, if not higher. So that’s also between $170,000 & $255,000 per year!