Below are a sampling of freelance rates:

  • Writing (no research): $125 per 1,000 words
  • Writing (with research): $175 per 1,000 words
  • Editing: $55–60 per hour (estimate 5–10 pages per hour if there is no substantive rework))
  • Proofreading: $40–50 per hour (estimate 10–15 page per hour)
  • Formatting: $10–15 per page formatted
  • Template development: $150–200 (depending on the extent of customization)
  • Proposal development: $95 per hour; $700 per day (maximum 10 hours); $3250 per week

Everything is negotiable, but this gives you rough idea of what you can expect to pay.