Freelance Content Writer

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Freelance Content Writer Salary in India

based on 2.4k latest salaries

Average Annual Salary

4.3 Lakhs

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Estimated Take Home Salary

21,498 - ₹ 23,139

Freelance Content Writer salary in India ranges between ₹ 1.0 Lakhs to ₹ 7.0 Lakhs with an average annual salary of ₹ 4.3 Lakhs. Salary estimates are based on 2.4k latest salaries received from Freelance Content Writers.

Last Updated: 6 June, 2024

Salaries in different departments

Content, Editorial & Journalism
Freelance Content Writer Salary
1 - 9 years exp. (1.2k salaries)
4.4 Lakhs

₹1 L/yr - ₹7 L/yr

Marketing & Communication
Freelance Content Writer Salary
1 - 9 years exp. (178 salaries)
4.6 Lakhs

₹1 L/yr - ₹7 L/yr

Teaching & Training
Freelance Content Writer Salary
1 - 8 years exp. (125 salaries)
4.6 Lakhs

₹1 L/yr - ₹6 L/yr

Customer Success, Service & Operations
Freelance Content Writer Salary
1 - 9 years exp. (58 salaries)
5 Lakhs

₹1 L/yr - ₹7 L/yr

Research & Development
Freelance Content Writer Salary
1 - 7 years exp. (25 salaries)
2.7 Lakhs

₹1 L/yr - ₹6.8 L/yr

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Average Annual Salary by Experience

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Freelance Content Writer salary in India with less than 1 year of experience to 9 years ranges from ₹ 1.0 Lakhs to ₹ 7.0 Lakhs with an average annual salary of ₹ 4.3 Lakhs based on 2.4k latest salaries.

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Top Skills for Freelance Content Writers

based on 389 jobs

Skills

Jobs demanding the skill

1

Content Writing

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2

SEO Writing

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3

Freelancing

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4

Creative Writing

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5

Content Development

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Companies for Freelance Content Writer in India

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5.2 Lakhs

₹1.2 L/yr - ₹10 L/yr

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₹0.6 L/yr - ₹5 L/yr

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₹2 L/yr - ₹8 L/yr

1 - 6 yrs exp. (35 salaries)

2.9 Lakhs

₹1.5 L/yr - ₹7.4 L/yr

1 - 10 yrs exp. (25 salaries)

4.9 Lakhs

₹1.5 L/yr - ₹9.5 L/yr

1 - 6 yrs exp. (22 salaries)

2.6 Lakhs

₹1.5 L/yr - ₹4.3 L/yr

3.2 Lakhs

₹0.4 L/yr - ₹5.5 L/yr

Salary related reviews by similar designations like Freelance Content Writer

Collegedunia

Content Writer

5.0
posted on 29 Oct 2020

5.0 for Salary and Benefits

Likes

They put some employees on Furlough but thankfully I was not in that list. They also deducted salary of employees whose salary is more than 30,000.

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Dislikes

The Team Leaders are inefficient and lack empathy. Favouritism and licking culture due to some old employees. Rest every things is fine. If you manage to butter people, you will survive happily here.

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Collegedunia

Content Writer

3.0
posted on 19 Oct 2022

3.0 for Salary and Benefits

Likes

Cool people to work with. Salary on time 8 hrs works no overtime needed Comforting jobs and CEO is friendly

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Dislikes

Job insecurity No long term goal Job based development is poor Hire and Fire

Collegedunia

Content Developer

4.0
posted on 26 Mar 2021

3.0 for Salary and Benefits

Likes

Learning

Dislikes

Communication gap, don’t pay what they committ and does false commitments to give pre placemat offer after completing internship

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Collegedunia

Senior Content Writer

4.0
posted on 10 Aug 2023

4.0 for Salary and Benefits

Likes

Their benefits are great and on-time salary.

Dislikes

The department heads are always reluctant to communicate with employees sitting on the lower level of the hierarchy.

Collegedunia

Content Writer

3.0
posted on 08 Aug 2017

3.0 for Salary and Benefits

Likes

Work culture is very cool like puts the earphones and continues your task.

Dislikes

Most of the employees are under-paid and getting low salary as per their skills.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Freelance Content Writer Salaries

What is the salary of a Freelance Content Writer in India?
Average salary for a Freelance Content Writer in India is 4.3 Lakhs per year (₹36.0k per month). Salary estimates are based on 2.4k latest salaries received from various Freelance Content Writers across industries.
What are the top paying companies that employ Freelance Content Writers?
What is the starting salary for a Freelance Content Writer in India?
Average starting Salary for Freelance Content Writer in India is around ₹1.0 Lakhs per year (₹8.3k per month). 1 year of minimum experience is required to be a Freelance Content Writer.
What is the highest salary for a Freelance Content Writer in India?
Highest salary that a Freelance Content Writer can earn is ₹7.0 Lakhs per year (₹58.3k per month).
How does Freelance Content Writer Salary in India change with experience?
An Entry Level Freelance Content Writer with less than three years of experience earns an average salary of ₹4.4 Lakhs per year. A mid-career Freelance Content Writer with 4-9 years of experience earns an average salary of ₹4.1 Lakhs per year, while an experienced Freelance Content Writer with 10-20 years of experience earns an average salary of ₹6.3 Lakhs per year.
What are the top paying industries for Freelance Content Writer in India?
What are the top paying cities for Freelance Content Writer in India?
What are the popular/top skills required to become a Freelance Content Writer?
These are the top skills of a Freelance Content Writer based on 389 jobs posted by employers.
  • Content Writing
  • SEO Writing
  • Freelancing
  • Creative Writing
  • Content Development