Average Freelance Writer, Technical Hourly Pay

Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
Help us gather more data! Find out what you're worth.
What am I worth?
Get pay report
How should I pay?
Price a job
The average hourly pay for a Freelance Writer, Technical is $30.00.
MEDIAN $30.00
Is Freelance Writer, Technical your job title? Get a personalized salary report!
How it works:
Enter city & years of experience
Add pay factors like skills & education
Find your market worth with a report tailored to you
United States (change)
Hourly Rate
$14 - $83
Total Pay
$30,658 - $169,201

Your Market Worth Over Time

How has your pay changed over time for your market? Find out by taking our salary quiz.

Job Description for Freelance Writer, Technical

Freelance Writer, Technical Tasks
  • Write technical documents including user manuals, scientific or technical publications, web content, and reports.
  • Research technical information, products, and processes.

Freelance Writer, Technical Job Listings

Popular Skills for Freelance Writer, Technical

Skills in Writing Procedures & Documentation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Medical Terminology and Technical Writing.

Pay by Experience Level for Freelance Writer, Technical

An early career Freelance Writer, Technical with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $19.58 based on 16 salaries. A mid-career Freelance Writer, Technical with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51.92 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Freelance Writer, Technical with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60.00 based on 15 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $74.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 51 survey responses.
Early Career
Mid Career
Late Career