Average Entry-Level Freelance Writer Hourly Pay

$16.10
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
10%
$10
MEDIAN
$16.10
90%
$38.23

The average hourly pay for a Freelance Writer is $16.10

Hourly Rate
$10 - $38
Bonus
$0 - $10k
Total Pay
$21k - $72k
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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
83.3%
Male
16.7%
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Common Health Benefits

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