Freelance Content Writer Salary in the United States

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 $25 as of September 26, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $20 and $28. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Freelance Content Writer

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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 $20 to $28 with the average hourly pay of $25. The total hourly cash compensation, which includes base and short-term incentives, can vary anywhere from $21 to $30 with the average total hourly cash compensation of $26.

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Job Openings for Freelance Content Writer
Best Version Media - Yorba Linda , CA
The ideal candidate must live in close proximity to the area, have strong writing skills and enjoy writing. The Content Coordinator is responsible for gathering local content, connecting with ...
Best Version Media - 6 days ago
Lola Digital Media - Remote , OR
... from freelance writers/Lola team members · Perform in-depth Keyword Research to target high-volume, high-opportunity keywords in daily articles and content pieces · Within the content ideation ...
ZipRecruiter - 8 days ago
Coordinates social media content for studio programs via various platforms including Twitter ... Ability to read, write, speak and understand English * Positive and collaborative interpersonal ...
Spectrum - 5 days ago
LeanTaaS - Santa Clara , CA
Proofread and edit written pieces before publication * Strategize on best practices across the ... OR FREELANCERS. PLEASE ADD "FULLTIME' IN THE SUBJECT LINE OF YOUR RESPONSE TO INDICATE YOU HAVE ...
Lensa - 6 days ago
... content marketing. If you are experienced in current digital marketing best practices and can help ... Strong writing skills and excellent verbal communication skills * Functional expertise in online ...
LinkedIn - 5 days ago
Roche - United States of America, California, South San Francisco ,
Coach, develop and manage a team consisting of one full time Genentech employee and a broader group of freelance reporters, writers, editors, creative content providers (e.g., videographers ...
myGwork - 6 days ago