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Minimum hourly and fixed-price rates on Upwork

Upwork does not support contract rates under $3.00 USD per hour for hourly contracts. For fixed-price contracts, the minimum payment for work is $5.00 USD.  This means a freelan...

Set a Weekly Limit for Freelancer Hours

To help you manage your project’s budget and control costs, you can set a weekly limit on the number of hours your freelancers can bill. To change a freelancer’s weekly limit af...

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

If you and your freelancer want to switch your contract type from hourly to fixed-price (or vice-versa), you’ll need to start a new contract. To do so: End your current contrac...

Put an Hourly Contract on Hold

You might need to pause a contract to stop a freelancer from logging more hours until you are ready to restart the work. To pause the contract Go to Jobs › My Jobs and find th...

End a Contract

An important, last step in your project includes ending the contract you have with your freelancer and leaving feedback on their performance once the work is done. This feedback...

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