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The statistics emerging a year ago about the size of the freelance market in the USA should came as not surprising to anyone that has studied the US Labor market. After all, Forbes predicted back in 2016 that freelancers would soon represent around 35 per cent of the US workforce.
Commissioned by the Freelancers Union of America, the 2017 study of the US Labor market, not only confirmed that number was reached, it indicated that the speed of growth in the freelance market puts the rest of the US workforce in the shade. Should the existing trend continue, it predicts that US freelance workforce will outnumber its paid employee counterpart by 2027.