Upwork Job Posting


May 29th, 2019

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Upwork charges the freelancer a fee of 20% for the first $500.00 billed with the client. Posting a job is free for employers.

How to Post a Job:

  1. Log in to your Upwork account and click the "Post a Job" button.
  2. Fill in the online form, including your company details, job description, location, etc.
  3. Click Confirm at the bottom of the page.

Key Information:


Stratis Karamanlakis, Odysseas Tsatalos




Mountain View, California


Stephane Kasriel

Number of Employees


Phone Number

1 (650) 316-7500


441 Logue Ave, Mountain View, CA 94043




How can I create an Upwork account?

Click "Sign Up" in the top right corner of the homepage. Enter your personal details and click "Get Started."

How can I edit a job posting on Upwork?

From your Upwork dashboard, click the "My Jobs" tab and select the job posting you would like to edit under "Open Jobs." Click "Edit Posting" in the Actions menu and make your changes

How can I delete a job posting on Upwork?

From your Upwork dashboard, click the "My Jobs" tab and select the job posting you would like to close. Click "Remove Posting" in the Actions menu and follow the instructions.

Can I post jobs for free on Upwork?

Yes, Upwork's Basic plan is free.

Does Upwork screen freelancers?

Upwork does not screen freelancers. They make sure freelancers are who they say they are and then make as much relevant information available to employers as possible. You can include screening questions in your posting, and you can contact freelancers through Upwork's communication tools.

What information about freelancers can Upwork provide?

Upwork makes available information about freelancers' skill level, email address, testimonials on past work, Job Success score, and online skills test results.

What is Upwork's Job Success score?

This score reflects the freelancer's reputation. A freelancer with a Job Success Score of above 90% consistently exceeds client expectations. One with a score of 80% and above has done good work but has room to improve. Anything under 79% means the freelancer struggles to meet expectations.

Does Upwork offer guidance when it comes to hiring freelancers?

Upwork offers an online course, broken into a number of modules, that helps clients find and work with freelancers. You can access the modules here.

How do I pay freelancers on Upwork?

You can pay through Upwork using MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Discover, or PayPal.

Are there any alternatives to Upwork?