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Freelancer Study 2024

A deeper dive into the global freelancing market: Financials, framework conditions, insights, demographics, and more.

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Freelancers remain freelancers

This year, the Freelancer Study 2024 appears in an entirely new and modern look: dynamic, user-friendly, and visually captivating.

Yet one thing remains unchanged: our love for data. Welcome to the new era of the Freelancer Study – download the report and enjoy reading it!

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The Present of Freelancing 2024

Gender pay gap narrows
Gender pay gap narrows

The average hourly rate rises to €98, although it still varies by industry, experience, and gender. Even the gender pay gap, which was €11 in 2023, is closing further in 2024: Female freelancers earn an average of €91, while male freelancers charge €99.

Smart freelancing
Smart freelancing

Experienced freelancers recommend having an average starting capital of around €21,835 to ensure security. This buffer can help budding freelancers overcome initial challenges and finance self-marketing efforts.

Freelancers remain freelancers
Freelancers remain freelancers

The right financial plan, customer acquisition, and the uncertain project situation are just some of the challenges that freelancers have to face in self-employment. Despite this, 36% would not switch to a permanent position.

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Future of Freelancing

Perspectives from the experts

Peter Balog

The era of a truly global workforce is upon us, the question is in the execution.

Peter Balog Founder and content marketing consultant

Stephanie Verch

It's essential to acknowledge the potential of AI and view it not as a threat but as a valuable assistant.

Stephanie Verch Consultant for digital transformation and communication

The Study on the Present and Future of Freelancing

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Because We Love Data:
More Insights & Analyses

While the Freelancer Study enhances our understanding of freelancing, our insights also ensure you stay informed about the latest trends and developments.

Freelancing Trends
Freelancing Trends

5 emerging freelancing trends in 2024

Hourly Rate
Hourly Rate

How to set your rates as a freelancer

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