Currently, more than one in three workers are freelancers. In 2019, Edelman, an independent research firm, analyzed freelancing trends. They reported that 57 million America, representing 35% of the U.S. workforce, freelanced. The share of full-time freelancers increased from 17% in 2014 to 28% in 2019. This is despite a tightening labor market. It is projected that by 2028 that 50.9% of the total U.S. workforce will be freelancers.