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Manage how you get paid

We understand that knowing when you’ll get paid is important for planning and peace of mind. The time when your earnings become available depends on the type of payment — hourly...

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Confirmation of Services

With freelancers in over 180 countries around the world, we understand that each country has its own financial and legal requirements for independent freelancers and financial t...

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Faster Payouts on Upwork

Top Rated freelancers and agencies on Upwork can get paid sooner on hourly contracts. With faster payouts, the typical 10-day wait for payment is cut in half for hourly contract...

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Get Paid for Fixed-Price Contracts

On Upwork, you can get paid for doing what you’re passionate about. With fixed-price contracts, you’ll get paid after you submit your work. Here is how it works and when to expe...

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Get paid for hourly contracts

We know that getting paid for your work in a timely fashion is important to you. We also know that administrative tasks like invoicing can take time away from submitting proposa...

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Propose scheduled rate increases

Managing your rate is a big part of building your independent career. To help manage what you earn now and in the future, you can build hourly rate increases into your proposals...

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Why Can't I Get Paid Directly?

When you use Upwork as your home for work, security is essential. That means keeping you safe with dedicated trust and safety checks to help protect every user from fraud, theft...

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Working Through Upwork Payroll

Flexibility in how you work is important for both you and your clients. Upwork Payroll helps give you more flexibility by making it simple for you to work as an employee for a c...

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