Late-Career Freelance Writer Salary

A Late-Career Freelance Writer earns an average wage of $49.13 per hour. A skill in Copywriting is associated with high pay for this job.

$44,000 - $108,000
$65K
MEDIAN: $65,000
50%

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$20.61 - $100.67
$21
$49
$100
MEDIAN: $49.13
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$65,000  
   
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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$42,663 - $202,684  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$20.61 - $100.67  
   
Overtime
$97.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
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).
)
$42,663 - $202,684  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 32
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Key Stats for Freelance Writer

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
20 years or more
100%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Freelance Writer Salaries

Copywriting
▲11%

Editing
▲6%

National Average
$96,000

Online Research
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 13%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
dental benefits
None: 88%
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