I’ve compiled this ‘freelancing in Australia infographic’ from statistics found at professional freelancing sites, like Kate Toon’s “Clever Copywriting School” and “InsiderGuides.com.au”.
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32% of Australian workers had freelanced (2014/5) (InsiderGuides.com.au)
The most common freelance roles are copywriting, freelance writing, graphic design, photography, web design, tutoring, and account management. (Money Connexion)
65.9% of freelancers work part-time (21-30 hrs); 34% work full-time (CleverCopywritingSchool 2017)
Aussie copywriters tend to charge $61-90 per hour(41%). Just 4.5% charge over $120 per hour. (CleverCopywritingSchool 2017).
72% of Editors earning $50,000 or less from editing in 2015–16. (IPEd National Survey of Editors, 2016)
Australian graphic designers (junior) accept rates from $50 per hour – this is with some experience after studies.