The latest survey State of Independence in America 2023 by MBO Partners offers a rare insight into freelancing and the broader gig economy in the USA, based on a statistically representative data sample.
Its wide scope covers freelancers, independent professionals, and solopreneurs alongside semi-independent gig workers. However, thanks to a simple three-tier segmentation of Full-Time, Part-Time, and Occasional Independents it allows for better understanding which trends observed in the data are most relevant to regular freelancers.
The full 28-page report is arguably the most remarkable in the 13 years these studies have been produced. Here are the 3 most interesting highlights:
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