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Minimum Hourly Rates

Upwork does not support contract rates under $3.00 per hour (including the Upwork Service fee) for hourly contracts. If you have a current or past contract for less than $3.00 ...

Set a Weekly Limit for Freelancer Hours

You can set a weekly limit on the number of hours a freelancer can bill. Doing so can help you manage budgets more easily. To change a freelancer’s weekly limit after hiring Go...

Change Your Freelancer's Hourly Rate

Are you an Enterprise customer? If you are enrolled in Compliance Services, please contact your Enterprise Program Success Manager to make contract changes. On Upwork, only the ...

Switch Contract Type: Hourly or Fixed-Price

  It is not possible to convert a contract from hourly to fixed-price (or vice versa) after hiring. If you are considering this, be sure to come to an agreement with your freela...

Put an Hourly Contract on Hold

You can temporarily and immediately pause a contract to stop a freelancer from logging more hours or wait until you are ready to proceed with the next part of your project. To p...

End a Contract

At Upwork, you can end a contract at any time. Contracts are an important part of your tool kit here. Managing contracts clearly and thoughtfully can help you build great relati...

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