Welcome back! Freelancing is one of the best things anybody can do to generate more income in their life, let’s go ahead and talk about some of the highest paying freelance skills that make a bunch of money. As always we have to give credit to Indeed for generating alot of these skills, to view their entire article check out the link below:
17 of the Highest Paying Freelance Jobs
Freelancing can provide many benefits, including flexible work schedules and higher income potential in certain…
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First off we have freelance programming, Indeed actually called it a “computer programmer” which I guess is correct. This encompasses a ton of different projects, you could develop software, you could create apps for people, there are tons of things that go into this. In my experience, this is a massive field that has historically been one of the biggest freelancing markets. Another massive thing about this field is the fact that it’s still growing, there maybe new things next year that people may need to hire for, this field is definitely growing. Below are a few rates for programmers:
Based off the national average, a web designer could actually be one of the highest freelancing skills out there. Now, there is alot that encompasses this skill, you should be able to essentially develop websites using any technology stack you know (Wordpress is a huge one here), there is also a massive demand for web designer jobs as well:
Looking at Fiverr it looks like a lot of the average hourly salaries are fairly high as well:
Social Media Specialist
Next up we have social media specialist, essentially people who manage social media accounts. This is another field that’s growing year after year, more companies / clients want to freelance out their social media accounts. In my personal life i’ve heard many stories of people who’ve made alot of money managing Tiktok or Instagram accounts on their clients behalf. Indeed mentions that a social media specialist can make over $60,000 a year:
Next up we have graphic designers, this is also a massive field that has endless potential. Graphic designers develop graphics / images for software, apps, games, etc. Let me put it this way, for almost every app / software or game, there are graphic designers behind it to make it visually look better. Some graphic designers can make thousands per project, although this is a pretty competitive field, it’s still a very lucrative field to freelance in! Indeed says that the national average pay for a graphic designer is $48,920 a year!
There you have it! Do you freelance in any of these areas? I would love to hear about your experience!
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