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Wage comparison of freelancing to employer jobs in the U.S. 2020

Share of freelance workers in the United States who earn more or less than when working for an employer in 2020

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Release date

September 2020

Region

United States

Survey time period

June 15 to July 7, 2020

Number of respondents

6,001 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

adults who have done paid work in the past 12 months

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Freelancers are defined by the source as "individuals who have engaged in supplemental, temporary, project - or contract-based work, within the last 12 months".

Original question: "As a freelancer now, do you earn more or less than when you had an employer?"

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