High-Paying Freelance Gigs for New Graduates

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As the class of 2023 gets their diplomas and degrees, entering today’s job market can seem daunting. However, there is an ample amount of high-paying freelance jobs available for new graduates. Here are some high-paying freelance gigs, according to CNBC.  


This field is taking over multiple industries. The best way to harness the fast changing job market to your advantage is to learn the latest emerging technology: artificial intelligence. AI specialists can make up to $250 an hour, according to CNBC.  

Graphic Design 

Upwork, a U.S. freelancing platform from California, has cited graphic design as this year’s most in-demand creative skill, according to its vice president. If you have a creative eye, this gig can be perfect for you. Graphic designers collaborate with marketing agencies, web developers, small businesses, and more. They can charge up to $145 an hour.  

 Social Media Marketing 

In the digital age, companies use the power of social media to promote their brands. But they might need someone more literate in social media to lead the way. Specialists can charge up to $90 an hour to collaborate with businesses in need of an online presence.  

Read more about high-paying freelance gigs on CNBC.  

How to find freelance copywriting jobs on LinkedIn in 2023.


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