Main reasons for freelance work in U.S. 2018

Top reasons for doing freelance work in the United States as of 2018

by Erin Duffin, last edited Apr 29, 2019
Main reasons for freelance work in U.S. 2018 This statistic shows the top five reasons why respondents in the United States did freelancing in 2018. Being their own boss was the major reason for 81 percent freelancers, working full-time, to do freelance work in the U.S. in 2018.
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Top reasons for doing freelance work in the United States as of 2018

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Full-time freelancersPart-time freelancers
To be my own boss81%66%
To have flexibility in my schedule80%73%
To work from the location of my choosing78%65%
To have independence from things such as office dynamcs77%61%
To have a schedule that enables me to pursue my personal passions77%67%
To earn extra money76%76%
To be able to choose my own projects75%66%
Full-time freelancersPart-time freelancers
To be my own boss81%66%
To have flexibility in my schedule80%73%
To work from the location of my choosing78%65%
To have independence from things such as office dynamcs77%61%
To have a schedule that enables me to pursue my personal passions77%67%
To earn extra money76%76%
To be able to choose my own projects75%66%
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by Erin Duffin, last edited Apr 29, 2019
This statistic shows the top five reasons why respondents in the United States did freelancing in 2018. Being their own boss was the major reason for 81 percent freelancers, working full-time, to do freelance work in the U.S. in 2018.
Show more
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