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Write Copy, Make Money by Andy Maslen

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Where do you pitch your prices?

To give you an idea of the current going rate for freelance copywriters, I surveyed my interviewees. But these are only hourly/daily rates (and you know by now my thoughts on that way of charging for your services). Nevertheless, here’s what they said. (I have averaged their answers.) Remember that not all of them charge for their own services by the hour: these are what they know about rates in their area or industry.

 

Per hour

Per day

No experience:

£23

£175

5 years’ experience:

£39

£300

10 years’ experience:

£55

£400+

 

A couple of my interviewees commented that there has been little or no upward movement in these rates for ten years.

I also came across the following table on the ...

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