Pricing Type

Fixed price or Hourly

Price Range

Per task

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Upwork is the world’s largest freelancing website. As an increasingly connected and independent workforce goes online, knowledge work - like software, shopping and content before it - is shifting online as well.

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b Features & Options of Upwork

Post your job – it’s free: Describe what you need, and we’ll instantly connect you with perfect matches. 
Invite the best candidates and start receiving applications within minutes.

Hire with confidence: Compare freelancers’ portfolios, work histories and client feedback in one convenient place. Interview your favourites and hire with a click of a button.

Work effortlessly: Meet and collaborate with your team using online communication and productivity tools.
 Follow your project’s progress using real-time reporting and tracking.

Pay safely: We help you streamline finances – from tracking freelancers’ time to paying them securely.
 And Upward Payment Protection assures that you only pay for work you approve.

What kind of work can I get done? Anything you can do on a computer can be done through Upwork. Freelancers in our marketplace can tackle a wide range of projects — big or small, one-off or repeat, individual or team-based. Whether you need a content writer for an SEO-friendly blog post, or your own 24/7 software development team to build a mobile app or create a web portal, you’ll find talent on Upwork ready to support your business.

How do I hire the right freelancer? Start by writing a clear and concise job post. Each freelancer submits a cover letter and link to their Upwork profile covering: Skills, experience and portfolios, Client feedback, Language and communication skills. You’ll get applications from independent professionals and receive our personalised recommendations within minutes. From there, just interview your strongest candidates and hire your favourite.

Upwork Pricing

Pricing: Pay your freelancer per hour or per project, whichever you choose. For hourly projects, the freelancer bills you once a week, and we’ll send a secure payment to your freelancer. For fixed-price projects, we’ll release funds to your freelancer after they meet pre-set milestones. In either case, you’re covered by Upwork Payment Protection, assuring that you only pay for work you approve.

Payment Methods: All payments go through our secure system. Choose from the following billing methods: Credit card, PayPal, Bank account.

Ratings Summary

(4.4/5 from 982 reviews)

Rating score is a weighted average from the following respected sources:

  • Trustpilot: 8.8/10 from 982 user reviews