According to MBO Partners, the average income for a full-time US independent is $68,000 which is higher than the country’s average median household income of $59,000.
The number of High-Earning full-time independents in the country is at a staggering 3.1 million people.
Just to clarify, to be a high-earning individual you must be making over $100,000 annually, according to the study.
Number of high-earning freelancers in the US has been steadily growing for the past decade.
Between 2011 and 2019, that number climbed from 1.9 million to 3.1 million people, which is a 64% growth for the period.
It is no surprise that the number of high-earning gig workers is increasing year over year as the trend of working remotely and offering skilled services independently has become increasingly popular in the recent years.
As of now, according to the MBO Partners’ report, full-time high-earning freelancers are making up about 20% of its workforce.