Freelancers Union and Upwork recently reported that:
- One in three Americans are now freelancing as their primary career—60 percent of whom say that they now earn more from freelancing than they did through their previous method of employment.
- 84 percent feel that the best days of freelancing are yet ahead
- Over one-third of freelancers have seen an increase in demand for their work in the past year
- More than half expect their salary to increase within the coming year.