7 Websites that Pay Writers $200+ Per Article

Show All
Here’s a list of seven websites that pay writers up to $200, or more, per article. Topics include technology, drinking, “the past”, education, health, and PostgreSQL databases.

Be sure to study each website carefully before sending them a pitch. If you’d like to learn more about the process, I recommend watching this free webinar.

Thanks to Fatima Saif for her research.

Ars Technica, owned by the same company as The New Yorker, is a website that specializes in news, reviews, and analysis of technology trends. They cover technology, policy, science, cars, gaming, gadgets, and more. Payment reports indicate that they pay up to $0.40 per word. To contact them, refer to this page.
VinePair is a digital media company that offers expert guides, maps, and infographics that make learning about drinking fun and easy. According to one payment report, they paid $0.29 per word for an 850-word feature. To get in touch with them, refer to this page.
Contingent is a nonprofit online magazine for “everyone who asks questions about the past.” They pay a base rate of $500 for features (2,000 to 3,000 words), $250 for shorts (800 to 1,500 words), $250 for field trips, and $350 for reviews. To learn more, refer to this page.
CircleCI is a continuous integration and delivery platform that helps software teams release quality code, faster. They allow freelancers to write on topics of their own choice. They pay $300 per accepted blog post (1,500 to 2,500 words). For more information, refer to this page.
  • The James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal is a “nonprofit institute dedicated to improving higher education in North Carolina and the nation.” They are accepting unsolicited article submissions on topics including “higher education administration, finances, governance, academic standards, efficiency, enrollment, employment, pedagogy, and the curriculum, as well as exposure of bias, politicization, corruption, and poor practices.” They pay an honorarium that begins at $200 and increases with the amount of web traffic. Details here.
  • Healthline is a health information website that wants to be the most trusted ally of people in their pursuit of health and well-being. Payment reports indicate that they pay up to $0.46 per word. To contact them, visit this page.
  • Hasura is “an open-source engine that gives you realtime GraphQL APIs on new or existing Postgres databases.” They are looking for technical posts that are related to Hasura. They pay $100 to $300 per piece. For more information, refer to this page.


    We send you writing jobs.

    Sign up and we'll send you 3 companies hiring writers now. Plus, we'll send more companies as we find and review them. All in our free email magazine.

    We're the magazine for freelance writers.

    We send you companies hiring writers.

    Subscribe and we'll send you 3 companies hiring right now.

    We'll also send you a guide that gets you started.

    We're completely free.

    Subscribe now. (It's free.)


    About Us

    We're dedicated to helping freelance writers succeed. We send you reviews of freelance writing companies, assignments, and articles to help build your writing career. You can view our privacy policy here, and our disclaimer. To get started, simply enter your email address in the form on this page.