Did you know that 36% of the U.S. workforce are freelance workers? This equates to 57.3 million workers earning an estimated $1.4 trillion annually. By 2027, the majority of the U.S. workforce will freelance, according to findings in the “Freelancing in America Study: 2017” released in mid-October. The study conducted by Upwork and Freelancers Union defined freelancers as “individuals who have engaged in supplemental, temporary, project- or contract-based work.”
To learn more about freelancing in America, check out the following:
- Click here for a complete guide from entrepreneur.com to the highest-paying jobs, companies, freelance jobs and more.
- Prepare for the future as a freelancer by following these 3 tips here.
- Want to quit your job to go freelance? Here is a list of 10 skills that are in hot demand now.
- Are we all fated to become “solopreneurs”? Read here about the four key criteria needed to stay competitive and successful as freelancers.