A Freelance Writer with Online Research skills earns an average wage of $24.29 per hour. Experience strongly influences pay for this job.

$14,514 - $76,933
$15K
$36K
$77K
MEDIAN: $36,443
10%
50%
90%

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$10.35 - $51.66
$10
$24
$52
MEDIAN: $24.29
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$14,514 - $76,933  
   
Bonus
$5,000  
Total Pay (?
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$20,840 - $105,145  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 21
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.35 - $51.66  
   
Overtime
$67.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$5,000  
   
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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$20,840 - $105,145  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 90

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Pay by Experience Level for Freelance Writer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Freelance Writer

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
040
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Freelance Writer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 89%

Experienced
up arrow 49%

Mid-Career
up arrow 19%

National Average
$43,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 10%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
dental benefits
None: 89%
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