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Freelance Writer Salaries

114 SalariesUpdated May 8, 2021

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$48,208 / yr
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The national average salary for a Freelance Writer is $48,208 in United States. Filter by location to see Freelance Writer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 114 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Freelance Writer employees.

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Freelance Writer - Hourly

Upwork

$21/hr

Range: $2 - $103

14 salaries

$21/hr
$2$103

Freelance Writer - Hourly

Upwork

$20/hr

Range: $3 - $54

14 salaries

$20/hr
$3$54

Freelance Writer - Hourly

Freelancer

$21/hr

Range: $6 - $71

13 salaries

$21/hr
$6$71

Freelance Writer

Self

$51,589/yr

Range: $25K - $220K

12 salaries

$51,589/yr
$25K$220K

Freelance Writer - Hourly

Freelancer

$15/hr

Range: $10 - $51

12 salaries

$15/hr
$10$51

Freelance Writer - Hourly Contractor

Upwork

$17/hr

Range: $6 - $50

12 salaries

$17/hr
$6$50

Freelance Writer - Hourly Contractor

Ultius

$11/hr

Range: $3 - $14

12 salaries

$11/hr
$3$14

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Freelance Writer - Contractor

Freelancer

$36,823/yr

Range: $11K - $168K

9 salaries

$36,823/yr
$11K$168K

Freelance Writer - Hourly

Textbroker International

$6/hr

Range: $1 - $12

8 salaries

$6/hr
$1$12

Freelance Writer - Hourly

Upwork

$22/hr

Range: $9 - $35

7 salaries

$22/hr
$9$35

Freelance Writer - Hourly Contractor

Self

$51/hr

Range: $10 - $65

6 salaries

$51/hr
$10$65

Freelance Writer - Hourly

Freelancer

$31/hr

Range: $20 - $100

6 salaries

$31/hr
$20$100

Freelance Writer

Freelance

$36,804/yr

Range: $31K - $50K

6 salaries

$36,804/yr
$31K$50K

Freelance Writer

Sprinklr

$48,454/yr

Range: $45K - $52K

6 salaries

$48,454/yr
$45K$52K

Freelance Writer - Monthly Contractor

Dotdash

$980/mo

Range: $667 - $4K

6 salaries

$980/mo
$667$4K

Freelance Writer - Hourly Contractor

Talent Inc.

$21/hr

Range: $5 - $26

6 salaries

$21/hr
$5$26

Freelance Writer

Gateway Blend

$46,162/yr

Range: $16K - $46K

6 salaries

$46,162/yr
$16K$46K

Freelance Writer - Hourly Contractor

Valnet Inc.

$8/hr

Range: $2 - $50

6 salaries

$8/hr
$2$50

Freelance Writer - Hourly

Valnet Inc.

$7/hr

Range: $4 - $15

6 salaries

$7/hr
$4$15

Freelance Writer - Hourly

Self

$35/hr

Range: $20 - $102

5 salaries

$35/hr
$20$102

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent freelance writer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

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A Freelance Resume Writer in the Concord, NH Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Concord, NH Area area
Freelance
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$25
hourly
A Freelance Writer in the Riverside, CA Area area reported making $25 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Riverside, CA Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$8
hourly
A Freelance Remote Captioner in the Evansville, IN Area area reported making $8 per hour
Job Highlights
Evansville, IN Area area
Contract
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$8
hourly
A Freelance Writer in the Sebastian, FL Area area reported making $8 per hour
Job Highlights
Sebastian, FL Area area
Part-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public
$30
hourly
A Freelance Writer in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $30 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Contract
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
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