The average pay for a Freelance Content Writer is $41,965 per year.

$28,989 - $69,606
(Median)
$29K
$42K
$70K
MEDIAN: $41,964
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90%

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$10.70 - $40.42
(Median)
$11
$19
$40
MEDIAN: $19.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$28,989 - $69,606  
   
Bonus
$99.55 - $7,533  
Profit Sharing
$2,200  
Commission
$8,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$25,193 - $75,580  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Nov 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 829
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.70 - $40.42  
   
Overtime
$15.32 - $39.89  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$99.55 - $7,533  
   
Commission
$8,500  
Profit Sharing
$2,200  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$25,193 - $75,580  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Nov 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 547
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 124 votes.

Gender

Female
75 %
Male
25 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 61%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
medical benefits
Vision: 40%
dental benefits
None: 37%
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