How much does a Freelance Content Writer make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Freelance Content Writer in the United States is $26 as of April 26, 2022, but the salary range typically falls between $22 and $30. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Screen Rant - Virginia Beach , VA
This is a paid freelance, remote position - that means you can work from anywhere, on your own ... Relevant experience in writing and/or editing roles (digital publications, entertainment content
LinkedIn - 28 days ago
Virginia Tech - Blacksburg , VA
Some prior experience writing content on the internet. Applicants must be highly motivated and possess the following requirements: * Excellent Research skills * Excellent English grammar and writing
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 63 days ago
Creating Results - Strategic Marketing - Woodbridge , VA
Review, edit and proofread copy from clients, other internal writers and freelancers. * With guidance from client lead, function as content lead within accounts, working with the client as needed to ...
LinkedIn - 21 days ago
Working with freelance writers to fill content gaps, producing, and staffing as needed * Peer editing and reviewing content from other writers and the broader marketing team * Working proactively to ...
LinkedIn - 13 days ago
Radiant - Virginia Beach , VA
In cooperation with management, you develop strategies for our freelance writers, content creators, and bloggers to meet and exceed competitive goals. You collaborate with the senior director of ...
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Radiant - Virginia Beach , VA
Experience conducting successful freelance writer recruitment for a content platform * Knowledge about MS Office, data management, and internet search optimization Experience with developing ...
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These charts show the average hourly wage (core compensation), as well as the average total hourly cash compensation for the job of Freelance Content Writer in the United States. The average hourly rate for Freelance Content Writer ranges from $22 to $30 with the average hourly pay of $26. The total hourly cash compensation, which includes base and short-term incentives, can vary anywhere from $22 to $32 with the average total hourly cash compensation of $27.

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