Freelance Writer Salaries in the United States

Salary estimated from 358 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: November 10, 2018
Average salary
$29.73 per hour
  • Most Reported
$7.25
$89.05
Salary Distribution

How much does a Freelance Writer make in the United States?

The average salary for a Freelance Writer is $29.73 per hour in the United States. Salary estimates are based on 358 salaries submitted anonymously to Indeed by Freelance Writer employees, users, and collected from past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. The typical tenure for a Freelance Writer is less than 1 year.
Freelance Writer salaries by company in the United States
CompanyAverage salary
$120 per hour
$100 per hour
$92.00 per hour
$67.03 per hour
$64.31 per hour
$64.31 per hour
$50.00 per hour
$50.00 per hour
$50.00 per hour
$45.00 per hour
Freelance Writer salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$28.02 per hour
$41.52 per hour
$57.11 per hour
$33.11 per hour
$1,820 per month

Freelance Writer job openings

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New York, NY
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Day, FL
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Pagely
Arizona
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Bromberg & Associates, LLC
Hamtramck, MI
Freelance Writer (Creative Nonfiction)
Blue Loop LLC
Mason, OH
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