The average rate for a Freelance Writer in Los Angeles, California is $24.57 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$14.85 - $73.97
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MEDIAN: $24.00
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$24,000 - $140,400  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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Experience Affects Freelance Writer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 33%


National Average
$47,000

Skills That Affect Freelance Writer Salaries

Copywriting
up arrow 9%

National Average
$47,000

Editing
up arrow 4%

Online Research
up arrow 11%

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 13%
dental benefits
Dental:
medical benefits
Vision:
dental benefits
None: 88%
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