Enter the total cost ($) and the total number of words into the Calculator. The calculator will evaluate the Rate Per Word. 

Rate Per Word Formula

RPW = C / W


  • RPW is the Rate Per Word ($/word)
  • C is the total cost ($)
  • W is the total number of words

To calculate the Rate Per Word, divide the total cost by the number of words.

How to Calculate Rate Per Word?

The following steps outline how to calculate the Rate Per Word.

  1. First, determine the total cost ($). 
  2. Next, determine the total number of words. 
  3. Next, gather the formula from above = RPW = C / W.
  4. Finally, calculate the Rate Per Word.
  5. After inserting the variables and calculating the result, check your answer with the calculator above.

Example Problem : 

Use the following variables as an example problem to test your knowledge.

total cost ($) = 577

total number of words = 83823