Marist and NPR have conducted a poll to determine how many jobs are held by a freelance. To their surprise, one out of five jobs in the US is taken by a freelance worker. According to their research, this could mean that we would see half of the workforce switching to freelance work by 2027 if the trend continues.
For more and more people, freelance income is their main source of income. We can find a global trend towards freelancing as people prefer to be in control, take on jobs they like, and determine when and where they work. In fact, more than 50% of the full-time freelancers states that they would not switch to a traditional job despite the wage offered