Administrative Freelancer: Can you make a living?

With thousands of freelance job findings available on the internet and listed on famous freelancing websites like Upwork, Fiverr, Worksome, and PeoplePerHour, we believe that for people with no background of freelancing; finding a suitable job can be daunting and confusing. If you are someone who left full time employment then you are more likely to have some experience that is relevant to the Gig Work that you are looking for. We will give you an overview of what it is like to apply for an administrative assistant position. With countless freelance opportunities, you might be interested to impart your skills in this job. 

Before choosing this field, you have to be clear to yourself which skills related to the administrative field you possess. 

Do you see yourself enjoying customer service, or you are more “Back office” and like scheduling and office work? Are you better with numbers than words and prefer accounting? 

Make a list of your strengths and weaknesses before surfing sites of possible job posts. Once settled, you can start sending out resumes to prospective employers but remember, now that you are a freelancer, you are also in-charge of taking care of your own taxes, insurances, and other services which would also be deducted from the amount you agreed on with a client. 

Now for the crucial part, can administrative freelancing make a living? 

With the 2019 Coronavirus still present, we have learned to value the importance of money and we agree that during this crisis, there are lots of expenses that need to be considered. So, Administrative Freelancing? 

Salary depends on the company and the amount of tasks. In fact, as a freelancer you have the ability to set your price. In the United Kingdom, the average salary for Administrative Assistant freelancers is  £27 per hour. So yes, being one can earn you a living wage especially if you are willing to put in more work, it can possibly be a lucrative career for you. 

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