Average Freelance Writer Hourly Pay

$23.43
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
10%
$11.98
MEDIAN
$23.43
90%
$54.33

The average hourly pay for a Freelance Writer is $23.43

Hourly Rate
$12 - $54
Bonus
$197 - $20k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $23k
Commission
$0 - $15k
Total Pay
$24k - $109k
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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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Job Satisfaction for Freelance Writer

4.1 out of 5
(37)
Highly Satisfied
15Reviews
Based on 37 responses, the job of Freelance Writer has received a job satisfaction rating of 4.14 out of 5. On average, Freelance Writers are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Female
82.8%
Male
15.4%
Prefer to self-define
1.8%
This data is based on 169 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

4%

Dental

3%

Vision

2%

None

96%