Hiring a NPC
The cost for hiring a NPC is a modified version of the Pay Rate Table found on page 32 in DF15. Essentially the cost for hiring a NPC is based off of how skilled that individual is. The skills necessary to provide a NPC with a lifestyle of a certain wealth irrespective of any other Status, Reputation or Social Stigma modifiers that might normally come into play when calculating an individual’s wealth level is how a NPC’s hireling classification is determined.
|Time Period||Hireling: Grunt||Hireling: Worker||Hireling: Professional||Hireling: Expert|
The modifiers for finding a NPC are as found in B517. The roll for finding a NPC for hire can sometimes be waived if recruitment is attempted at an institution to that specializes in connecting contract workers to potential employers, such as a Mage Guild Contract Office or a mercenary camp.