Committed Freelancers Get Higher Life Satisfaction and Payment, According to Survey. 

Freelancers at Western Europe are the most committed compare with other regions.

Committed Freelancers Get Higher Life Satisfaction and Payment, According to Survey.    

 

Most freelancer (69%)  dedicated  their time  to their  freelancing way of life, while some other do freelance  job  as  supplements beside their main job in the company.   The highest percentage  of Freelancer  that dedicated  their choice  of freelancing life is at western Europe with 77% of them  working  only as freelancer.    While in Central America,  42%  of freelancers split their time between working a company job and one or more freelance gigs. 

Time splitting between freelancing and a company job is most common among finance workers (52 percent) and QA workers (43 percent), and least common in marketing and web & graphic design (26 percent). Time splitting between freelancing and a company job is most common among finance employees (52%) and QA staff (43%), and least common in marketing and web & graphic design (26%). 

A freelancer in Western Europe

According Payoneer Survey  freelancers who committed freelancer as lifestyle  have a  higher   life satisfaction  with average 4.1  out of 5  across all respondents.  While those who split their  time between freelancing and a company job get  averaging  at 3.8 of 5 lifestyle satisfaction.  Besides that  freelancers who dedicated their  life for freelancing  get  higher payment with average $22  per hour compare with the freelancers who still  splitting their time have average payment at $18 per hour.  

 

Most Freelancers prefer work at home (83%), transportation is the main issue why they prefer work at home.

 

The two most popular reasons freelancers are satisfied with their lifestyle are the ability to work from home as 83 % of respondents are working from home and flexible working hours, while the most common concerns are the challenge of finding enough work and sustaining a decent income stream. COVID-19 pandemic also becomes the main reason why freelancers choose to work from home. 

Other reasons why freelancer  choose to work from home  are money and time saving  on transportation that  always  create  additional stress  for people. Besides that family and life balance also  become the strong reason for freelancers to choose stay at  home for working.  

Sources :  2020 Payoneer Freelancer Income Report  

 

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