Freelance Writer with Editing Skills Salary

A Freelance Writer with Editing skills earns an average wage of $20.52 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$14,093 - $99,329
$14K
$40K
$99K
MEDIAN: $40,000
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50%
90%

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$10.05 - $65.44
$10
$21
$65
MEDIAN: $20.52
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$14,093 - $99,329  
   
Bonus
$5,000  
Total Pay (?
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$20,609 - $106,888  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 26
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.05 - $65.44  
   
Overtime
$22.50  
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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$20,609 - $106,888  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 88

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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
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Freelance Writer Salaries

Late-Career
▲119%

Experienced
▲46%

Mid-Career
▲22%

National Average
$43,000

Entry-Level
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 8%
dental benefits
Dental: 7%
vision benefits
Vision: 7%
dental benefits
None: 89%
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