Upwork rate calculator for writers and editors

Calculate the job price and hourly rate you’ll receive for doing an Upwork job. See the results in dollars, sterling and euro – minus Upwork fees.

  • Upwork fees will be, for the majority of jobs, a straight 20%.
  • If you’ve worked with a client before, and have billed them over $500 in total, this will reduce to 10%. This isn’t particularly uncommon for a long-term writing/editing client.
  • If you’ve billed a client over $10,000 in total, Upwork charges a 5% fee. As you can imagine, this is pretty damn rare.

Fill in the price you’re being offered/are proposing and the words per minute you average (work that out here) or the hours you estimate it’ll take you to do the job.

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