How much does a Freelance Writer make?

Updated 23 Sep 2021
US$51K /yr
Average Base Pay

175 salaries

US$27K

Low

US$51K

Average

US$95K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Freelance Writer is US$50,540 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Freelance Writer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 175 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Freelance Writer employees.

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Freelance WriterUS$51K /yr
L3
Senior WriterUS$81K /yr
L4
Staff WriterUS$50K /yr
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Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Freelance Writer - Hourly

US$24

 /hr
Range: US$6 - US$126
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US$6

US$126

US$6 - US$126 Range

Upwork
4.2

Upwork

Freelance Writer - Hourly

US$22

 /hr
Range: US$3 - US$107

US$3

US$107

US$3 - US$107 Range

Upwork
4.2

Upwork

Freelance Writer - Hourly Contractor

US$18

 /hr
Range: US$6 - US$51

US$6

US$51

US$6 - US$51 Range

Upwork
4.2

Upwork

Freelance Writer - Hourly

US$21

 /hr
Range: US$3 - US$56

US$3

US$56

US$3 - US$56 Range

Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Freelance Writer - Hourly

US$15

 /hr
Range: US$10 - US$52

US$10

US$52

US$10 - US$52 Range

Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Freelance Writer - Hourly

US$20

 /hr
Range: US$7 - US$104

US$7

US$104

US$7 - US$104 Range

Self
4.6

Self

Freelance Writer

US$53,513

 /yr
Range: US$26K - US$228K

US$26K

US$228K

US$26,205 - US$227,895 Range

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Ultius
3

Ultius

Freelance Writer - Hourly Contractor

US$11

 /hr
Range: US$3 - US$12

US$3

US$12

US$3 - US$12 Range

Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Freelance Writer - Contractor

US$63,527

 /yr
Range: US$12K - US$212K

US$12K

US$212K

US$11,748 - US$212,026 Range

Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Freelance Writer - Hourly

US$30

 /hr
Range: US$17 - US$104

US$17

US$104

US$17 - US$104 Range

Upwork
4.2

Upwork

Freelance Writer - Hourly

US$24

 /hr
Range: US$9 - US$36

US$9

US$36

US$9 - US$36 Range

Freelance
4.3

Freelance

Freelance Writer

US$41,699

 /yr
Range: US$32K - US$52K

US$32K

US$52K

US$32,129 - US$51,782 Range

Self Opportunity
4.3

Self Opportunity

Freelance Writer - Hourly

US$30

 /hr
Range: US$16 - US$103

US$16

US$103

US$16 - US$103 Range

Valnet Inc.
4

Valnet Inc.

Freelance Writer - Hourly Contractor

US$8

 /hr
Range: US$2 - US$52

US$2

US$52

US$2 - US$52 Range

Textbroker International
3.4

Textbroker International

Freelance Writer - Hourly

US$6

 /hr
Range: US$1 - US$12

US$1

US$12

US$1 - US$12 Range

Self Opportunity
4.3

Self Opportunity

Freelance Writer

US$50,951

 /yr
Range: US$35K - US$150K

US$35K

US$150K

US$35,000 - US$150,000 Range

Valnet Inc.
4

Valnet Inc.

Freelance Writer - Hourly

US$7

 /hr
Range: US$4 - US$16

US$4

US$16

US$4 - US$16 Range

Self
4.6

Self

Freelance Writer - Hourly Contractor

US$52

 /hr
Range: US$10 - US$67

US$10

US$67

US$10 - US$67 Range

Sprinklr
4.2

Sprinklr

Freelance Writer

US$50,261

 /yr
Range: US$47K - US$54K

US$47K

US$54K

US$46,867 - US$54,228 Range

Dotdash
3.7

Dotdash

Freelance Writer - Monthly Contractor

US$1,016

 /mo
Range: US$692 - US$4K

US$692

US$4K

US$692 - US$3,949 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Freelance Writer salaries

The national average salary for a Freelance Writer is US$50,540 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Freelance Writer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 175 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Freelance Writer employees.

The highest salary for a Freelance Writer in United States is US$95,218 per year.

The lowest salary for a Freelance Writer in United States is US$26,825 per year.

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