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Freelance Writing

How Much Do Freelance Writing Jobs Pay per Month?

$1,625 - $2,375
14% of jobs
$3,000 is the 25th percentile. Salaries below this are outliers.
$2,375 - $3,125
13% of jobs
$3,125 - $3,875
13% of jobs
$3,875 - $4,625
18% of jobs
The average salary is $5,124 a month
$4,625 - $5,375
17% of jobs
$6,083 is the 75th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$5,375 - $6,125
6% of jobs
$6,125 - $6,875
4% of jobs
$6,875 - $7,625
7% of jobs
$7,625 - $8,375
1% of jobs
$8,375 - $9,125
1% of jobs
$9,125 - $9,875
0% of jobs

National Average

$1,625 $5,124/month $9,875
Freelance Writing Salary Comparison by Location
Nationwide
United States
$5,124
Ashburn, VA
Virginia
$5,184

As of Mar 31, 2020, the average monthly pay for the Freelance Writing jobs category in the United States is $5,124 a month.

While ZipRecruiter is seeing monthly salaries as high as $9,875 and as low as $1,625, the majority of salaries within the Freelance Writing jobs category currently range between $3,000 (25th percentile) to $6,083 (75th percentile) across the United States. The average pay range for a Freelance Writing job varies modestly (up to $3,083), which suggests there may be fewer opportunities for advancement based on skill level, but increased pay based on location and years of experience is still possible.

Based on recent job postings on ZipRecruiter, the Freelance Writing job market in both Ashburn, VA and the surrounding area is very active. People working within the Freelance Writing category in your area are making on average $5,184 per month or $59 (1%) more than the national average monthly salary of $5,124. Virginia ranks number 17 out of 50 states nationwide for Freelance Writing job salaries.

To estimate the most accurate monthly salary range for Freelance Writing jobs, ZipRecruiter continuously scans its database of millions of active jobs published locally throughout America.

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Average Freelance Writing Salary Across the U.S.

Salary Range (Percentile)
  25th Average 75th
Annual Salary $36,000 $61,492 $73,000
Monthly Salary $3,000 $5,124 $6,083
Weekly Salary $692 $1,183 $1,404
Hourly Salary $17 $30 $35

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