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 May 28, 2024, but the salary range typically falls between $24 and $26. 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. 

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Freelance Content Writer

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FREELANCE CONTENT WRITER/EDITOR FOR INSURANCE AND CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNING (CFP) WebCE, Inc., the premier provider of training and educational courseware for professionals, is seeking experienced ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 37 days ago
Valnet Freelance - San Diego , CA
This position will operate on a remote, freelance basis. To be eligible for this opportunity, you ... GIVEMESPORT.COM is looking for writers to cover impactful NBA and NFL content for the website
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 18 days ago
Valnet Concept - Salt Lake City , UT
At TopSpeed, we strive to provide our readers with the most engaging and informative content on the latest automotive trends and classic cars. As a freelance writer for our site, you'll have the ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 1 day ago
Freelance Content Producer/Director (Beauty) What You'll Do The role of the Freelance Content ... Has excellent communication skills, both written and verbal * Strong organizational, problem ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 73 days ago
Page One Power - Challis , ID
Page One Power is a 100% remote SEO firm that is looking for content writers who have hands-on experience in a professional writing environment, freelancing or otherwise, to join our contract writing ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 75 days ago - Portland , OR
Craft well-researched content * Follow instructions meticulously * Consistently deliver quality work Invest a little time initially to master our guidelines, and you'll be crafting content swiftly ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 18 days ago
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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 $24 to $26 with the average hourly pay of $25. The total hourly cash compensation, which includes base and short-term incentives, can vary anywhere from $24 to $27 with the average total hourly cash compensation of $25.

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