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Freelance Writer Salaries

Updated 2 Jul 2022
US$50,891 /yr
Average Base Pay

176 salaries

US$27K

Low

US$51K

Average

US$97K

High

Additional Cash Compensation
AverageUS$10,619RangeUS$391 - US$288,276

How much does a Freelance Writer make? The national average salary for a Freelance Writer is $50,891 in United States. Filter by location to see Freelance Writer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 176 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Freelance Writer employees.

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Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Freelance Writer - Hourly Contractor

US$32

 /hr
Range: US$11 - US$107

US$11

US$107

US$11 - US$107 Range

Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Freelance Writer

US$47,756

 /yr
Range: US$21K - US$163K

US$21K

US$163K

US$21,022 - US$163,295 Range

SelfEmployed.com

Freelance Writer

US$47,736

 /yr
Range: US$32K - US$303K

US$32K

US$303K

US$31,795 - US$303,359 Range

Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Freelance Writer - Hourly

US$23

 /hr
Range: US$10 - US$61

US$10

US$61

US$10 - US$61 Range

4.4

SelfEmployed.com

Freelance Writer - Contractor

US$51,338

 /yr
Range: US$15K - US$110K

US$15K

US$110K

US$15,168 - US$109,826 Range

Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Freelance Writer - Hourly

US$18

 /hr
Range: US$10 - US$72

US$10

US$72

US$10 - US$72 Range

Self Opportunity
4.3

Self Opportunity

Freelance Writer - Hourly Contractor

US$34

 /hr
Range: US$12 - US$89

US$12

US$89

US$12 - US$89 Range

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Self Opportunity
4.3

Self Opportunity

Freelance Writer

US$58,021

 /yr
Range: US$20K - US$159K

US$20K

US$159K

US$20,224 - US$158,975 Range

Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Freelance Writer - Hourly

US$22

 /hr
Range: US$16 - US$110

US$16

US$110

US$16 - US$110 Range

4.4

SelfEmployed.com

Freelance Writer - Hourly

US$24

 /hr
Range: US$6 - US$119

US$6

US$119

US$6 - US$119 Range

Self
4.6

Self

Freelance Writer

US$56,713

 /yr
Range: US$28K - US$242K

US$28K

US$242K

US$27,772 - US$241,525 Range

Self Opportunity
4.3

Self Opportunity

Freelance Writer - Hourly

US$26

 /hr
Range: US$10 - US$144

US$10

US$144

US$10 - US$144 Range

Freelance
4.3

Freelance

Freelance Writer

US$45,188

 /yr
Range: US$34K - US$106K

US$34K

US$106K

US$34,050 - US$105,586 Range

Textbroker International
3.4

Textbroker International

Freelance Writer - Hourly

US$7

 /hr
Range: US$1 - US$26

US$1

US$26

US$1 - US$26 Range

4.4

SelfEmployed.com

Freelance Writer - Hourly

US$30

 /hr
Range: US$10 - US$100

US$10

US$100

US$10 - US$100 Range

Ultius
3.2

Ultius

Freelance Writer - Monthly Contractor

US$2,001

 /mo
Range: US$490 - US$2K

US$490

US$2K

US$490 - US$2,221 Range

Freelance
4.3

Freelance

Freelance Writer - Hourly

US$23

 /hr
Range: US$6 - US$96

US$6

US$96

US$6 - US$96 Range

Self Opportunity
4.3

Self Opportunity

Freelance Writer

US$54,951

 /yr
Range: US$30K - US$112K

US$30K

US$112K

US$30,299 - US$111,815 Range

Valnet Inc.
3.6

Valnet Inc.

Freelance Writer - Hourly Contractor

US$8

 /hr
Range: US$3 - US$55

US$3

US$55

US$3 - US$55 Range

Screen Rant
2.5

Screen Rant

Freelance Writer - Hourly

US$11

 /hr
Range: US$6 - US$22

US$6

US$22

US$6 - US$22 Range

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US$60,000

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

US$20

/hrAvg Base Salary

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

US$2,500

/moAvg Base Salary

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

US$30,000

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US$25

/hrAvg Base Salary

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

US$20

/hrAvg Base Salary

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

US$20

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12 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 US$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 US$96,749 per year.

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