Average Freelance Writer Hourly Pay in United Kingdom

£14.74
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (GBP)
10%
£8.10
MEDIAN
£14.74
90%
£42.50

The average hourly pay for a Freelance Writer is £14.74

Hourly Rate
£8 - £43
Total Pay
£16k - £85k
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What Do Freelance Writers Do?

Freelance Writer Tasks
  • Conceptualize novels, books, stories, brochures, manuals, or television shows and create pitches or letters to market them.
  • Promote and distribute written documents.
  • Write books, websites, manuals, brochures or scripts, conducting research and working with editors.
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Gender Breakdown

Female
66.7%
Male
33.3%
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Common Health Benefits

Medical

7%

None

93%