Here’s a quick look at some results from the Professional Copywriters’ Network’s survey results since 2016.
- Average day rate for copywriting
- Average annual earnings for freelance copywriters
- Preferred pricing models for copywriting
- Full PCN survey results
- More about copywriting prices
Average day rate for copywriting
I quote a day rate (currently £425) on my Pricing page as a guide, but my preference is to provide a flat project fee.
Don’t forget that good quality writing can be hugely valuable to your business. Pay your copywriter what they’re worth.
Average annual earnings for freelance copywriters
The typical freelance copywriter earns a decent salary but isn’t swimming in cash.
Preferred pricing models
Most copywriters prefer flat project fees. This is also my preferred pricing model. Learn more about pricing models
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Full PCN survey results
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