Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Freelance Writer make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$64,455 / yrTotal Pay
$43,420 / yrBase Pay
$21,035 / yrAdditional Pay

$64,455

 / yr
$21K$252K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Freelance Writer is $64,455 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $43,420 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $21,035 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role. The typical Freelance Writer salary is $43,420. Salaries can range from $21,214 - $251,795. When factoring in additional pay and benefits, Freelance Writer in United States can expect their total pay value to be on average $64,455.

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Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Freelance Writer

$46,419

 /yr
Range: $21K - $161K

$21K

$161K

$20,703 - $160,814 Range

Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Freelance Writer - Contractor

$63,260

 /yr
Range: $22K - $221K

$22K

$221K

$21,890 - $221,294 Range

SelfEmployed.com

Freelance Writer

$49,728

 /yr
Range: $32K - $107K

$32K

$107K

$31,500 - $106,927 Range

Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Freelance Writer - Hourly

$21

 /hr
Range: $10 - $60

$10

$60

$10 - $60 Range

Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Freelance Writer - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $10 - $71

$10

$71

$10 - $71 Range

4.4

SelfEmployed.com

Freelance Writer - Contractor

$51,325

 /yr
Range: $15K - $108K

$15K

$108K

$15,000 - $108,158 Range

Self Opportunity
4.3

Self Opportunity

Freelance Writer

$57,140

 /yr
Range: $20K - $157K

$20K

$157K

$20,000 - $156,561 Range

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Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Freelance Writer - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $15 - $108

$15

$108

$15 - $108 Range

Self Opportunity
4.3

Self Opportunity

Freelance Writer - Hourly Contractor

$37

 /hr
Range: $12 - $87

$12

$87

$12 - $87 Range

Self
4.6

Self

Freelance Writer

$55,852

 /yr
Range: $27K - $238K

$27K

$238K

$27,351 - $237,857 Range

Self Opportunity
4.3

Self Opportunity

Freelance Writer - Hourly

$26

 /hr
Range: $10 - $142

$10

$142

$10 - $142 Range

Freelance
4.3

Freelance

Freelance Writer

$44,502

 /yr
Range: $34K - $105K

$34K

$105K

$33,533 - $105,000 Range

4.4

SelfEmployed.com

Freelance Writer - Hourly

$24

 /hr
Range: $6 - $77

$6

$77

$6 - $77 Range

Textbroker International
3.4

Textbroker International

Freelance Writer - Hourly

$7

 /hr
Range: $1 - $26

$1

$26

$1 - $26 Range

4.4

SelfEmployed.com

Freelance Writer - Hourly

$29

 /hr
Range: $10 - $100

$10

$100

$10 - $100 Range

Ultius
3.2

Ultius

Freelance Writer - Monthly Contractor

$1,971

 /mo
Range: $483 - $2K

$483

$2K

$483 - $2,187 Range

Freelance
4.3

Freelance

Freelance Writer - Hourly

$23

 /hr
Range: $6 - $95

$6

$95

$6 - $95 Range

Self Opportunity
4.3

Self Opportunity

Freelance Writer

$54,220

 /yr
Range: $30K - $110K

$30K

$110K

$29,839 - $110,117 Range

Valnet Inc.
3.6

Valnet Inc.

Freelance Writer - Hourly Contractor

$3

$54

$3 - $54 Range

Screen Rant
2.5

Screen Rant

Freelance Writer - Hourly

$6

$21

$6 - $21 Range

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$5

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9 days ago by a Freelance Writer with 1 to 3 years of experience

$20

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9 days ago by a Freelance Writer with less than one year of experience

$15

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9 days ago by a Freelance Entertainment Writer with less than one year of experience

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$11

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9 days ago by a Freelance Writer with 4 to 6 years of experience

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The national average salary for a Freelance Writer is $50,891 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Freelance Writer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 176 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Freelance Writer employees.

The highest salary for a Freelance Writer in United States is $96,749 per year.

The lowest salary for a Freelance Writer in United States is $26,769 per year.

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