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Freelancer Overview

Job Description

A freelance freelancer is an individual who works independently and offers their services and skills on a project basis, typically contracting with multiple clients. Their job involves identifying and pursuing suitable freelance opportunities, negotiating contracts and terms, and delivering high-quality work within specified deadlines. A freelancer typically specializes in a particular field, such as writing, graphic design, web development, or photography, and may offer their expertise to a variety of clients across different industries. They are responsible for managing their own workload, communicating with clients, and ensuring client satisfaction. Additionally, a freelance freelancer must be self-motivated, disciplined, and able to handle the administrative aspects of their business, such as billing, accounting, and marketing.

Most Common Skills

ReactJS, Python, and JavaScript - For more data, check Freelancer skills.

Average Hourly Rate

$89 - This number comes from our open-source Freelancer hourly rates database.

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Fun Facts

  • Freelancers have the flexibility to work from anywhere in the world.
  • Freelancers are estimated to make up around 35% of the U.S. workforce.
  • Freelancers have the freedom to work from anywhere in the world.


  • "Freelancers are like swiss army knives - versatile, flexible, and always ready to tackle any creative challenge."
  • "Freelancers are the architects of their own dreams, building their careers one project at a time."
  • "Freelancers: the only profession where you can work in your pajamas, talk to your pets as coworkers, and have a love-hate relationship with your client's procrastination."

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