Average Experienced Freelance Writer Hourly Pay

$30.52
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
10%
$14.93
MEDIAN
$30.52
90%
$72.85

The average hourly pay for a Freelance Writer is $30.52

Hourly Rate
$15 - $73
Bonus
$0 - $800
Profit Sharing
$0 - $6k
Total Pay
$30k - $143k
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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
78.3%
Male
21.7%
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Common Health Benefits

Medical

3%

Dental

2%

Vision

2%

None

97%