Average Freelance Writer Hourly Pay

$23.89
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
10%
$11.95
MEDIAN
$23.89
90%
$55.29

The average hourly pay for a Freelance Writer is $23.89

Hourly Rate
$12 - $55
Bonus
$194 - $21k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $23k
Commission
$0 - $15k
Total Pay
$24k - $113k
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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
(36)
Highly Satisfied
15Reviews
Based on 36 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
81.2%
Male
16.8%
Prefer to self-define
2.0%
This data is based on 149 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

4%

Dental

3%

Vision

2%

None

96%