Freelance Writer with Copywriting Skills Salary

A Freelance Writer with Copywriting skills earns an average wage of $25.76 per hour. Experience strongly influences salary for this job.

$14,925 - $65,217
$15K
$33K
$65K
MEDIAN: $33,099
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50%
90%

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$11.92 - $74.50
$12
$26
$74
MEDIAN: $25.76
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$14,925 - $65,217  
   
Bonus
$5,000  
Total Pay (?
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$21,271 - $131,087  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 23
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$11.92 - $74.50  
   
Overtime
$20.00  
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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$21,271 - $131,087  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 80

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Pay by Experience Level for Freelance Writer

Pay by Experience for a Freelance Writer has a positive trend. An entry-level Freelance Writer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 59 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Freelance Writer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 28 salaries. An experienced Freelance Writer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 24 salaries. A Freelance Writer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $107,000 based on 15 salaries.

Key Stats for Freelance Writer

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Freelance Writer Salaries

Late-Career
▲110%

Experienced
▲27%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
$51,000

Entry-Level
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 11%
dental benefits
Dental: 8%
vision benefits
Vision: 7%
no benefits
None: 88%