On December 2, 2018 at 11:37, osiris said...
...that's why I also bill install labor at a rate that is 35% higher and programming/networking at 50% higher than it was 15 years ago.
THAT's the reason? The American Institute for Economic Research's inflation calculator ([Link: aier.org]
) says $100 in 2003 money had the value of $136 in today's money... so your raise has been much less than you thought.