Best freelancing work websites

With 100's of freelancing websites present in the web, in this page, we provide a list of top freelancing work marketplace which we think are good.

1. TopTal

Pros/Cons


Best for

  • Developers
  • Designers
  • Financial Consultants

Payment Arrangement

  • Hourly
  • Part-time
  • Full-time

Average Payment

  • Developers: $60 - $95+ (per Hour)
  • Designers: $60 - $95+ (per Hour)
  • Finance: $100 - $200+ (per Hour)

Vetting Process

  • Language & Personality
  • Skill Review
  • Live Screening
  • Test Projects

Payment methods

  • PayPal
  • Bank Wires
  • Bank account (with ABA routing)

2. Upwork

Pros/Cons


Best for

  • Developers/Designers
  • Administrative Support
  • Writers and Translators
  • Sales and Marketing Experts
  • Finance Experts

Payment Arrangement

  • Hourly (Fixed price for the entire project)

Average Payment

  • Wide Range (not provided)

Vetting Process

  • No Vetting

Brokerage Commission

  • Up to $500, service fee is 20%
  • $500 to $10000, service fee is 10%
  • More than $10000, service fee is 5%

Payment Methods

  • Paypal

3. Guru

Pros/Cons


Best for

  • Software Developers
  • Writing and translation professionals
  • Management and Finance experts
  • Designers, art and multimedia professionals
  • Administrative support
  • Sales and Marketing Experts
  • Legal advisors

Payment Arrangement

  • Hourly
  • Fixed price (milestone spec & design clearly defined)
  • Placeholder (estimate quote) not sure about the scope of the project.

Average Payment

  • Wide Range (not provided)

Vetting Process

  • Skill Tests - Optional, but help showcasing your skills.

Brokerage Commission

  • 4.95% - 8.95% as service fee.
  • Subscription based membership to get privileged access to jobs and employers.

Payment Methods

  • Direct deposit

4. Freelancer

Pros/Cons


Best for

  • All (Wide variety of work)

Payment Arrangement

  • Hourly
  • Fixed price (milestone - spec & design clearly defined)

Average Payment

  • Wide Range (not provided)

Vetting Process

  • No vetting.
  • Hosts competition for freelancers.

Brokerage Commission

  • 10% as service fee.
  • Subscription based membership to get privileged access to jobs and employers.

Payment Methods

  • Direct deposit
  • PayPal
  • Wire transfer.

5. Fiverr

Pros/Cons


Best for

  • Designers
  • Digital Marketing and SEO Professionals
  • Writers and Translators
  • Video Editors, Animation Experts
  • Virtual Assistants

Payment Arrangement

  • With Gig Packages, you set your pricing anywhere
    from $5 - $995 and offer three versions of your service at three different prices.

Average Payment

  • Starts with $5

Vetting Process

  • No vetting.

Brokerage Commission

  • 20% as service fee.
  • Pro Seller gets privileged access to jobs and employers.

Payment Methods

  • Direct deposit
  • PayPal

6. 99Designs

Pros/Cons


Best for

  • Designers

Payment Arrangement

  • Fixed price

Average Payment

  • Contest winner gets complete amount

Vetting Process

  • No vetting.

Brokerage Commission

  • Unknown

Payment Methods

  • Payoneer
  • Paypal

7. PeoplePerHour

Pros/Cons


Best for

  • Designers/Developers
  • Writers
  • SEO Experts

Payment Arrangement

  • Fixed price.
  • Hourly
  • Competition

Average Payment

  • Wide variety

Vetting Process

  • No vetting.

Brokerage Commission

  • 3.5% till $280 per month. 15% service fee after $280.

Payment Methods

  • Direct deposit
  • PayPal

8. CodementorX

Pros/Cons


Best for

  • Developers

Payment Arrangement

  • Hourly
  • Retainer (minimum hours/week)
  • By milestone (spec & design clearly defined)

Average Payment

  • $60 - $95+

Vetting Process

  • Small Quiz
  • Introductory Call
  • Small Project
  • Technical peer interview

Brokerage Commission

  • Unknown

Payment Methods

  • ACH/Wire



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