Average Freelance Writer with Copywriting Skills Hourly Pay

$29.36
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
10%
$14.06
MEDIAN
$29.36
90%
$66.98

The average hourly pay for a Freelance Writer is $29.36

Hourly Rate
$14 - $67
Bonus
$0 - $2k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $23k
Total Pay
$28k - $137k
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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
77.5%
Male
21.3%
Prefer to self-define
1.1%
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Common Health Benefits

Medical

3%

Dental

2%

Vision

1%

None

97%