Independent Professionals are Highly Skilled and In Demand

MBO’s research on the independent workforce indicates that the independent professionals available to enterprises today are highly skilled with expertise that is in demand.

In fact:

32%

32% have graduate degrees

$100k

Their average income is more than $100k

9yrs

They have an average of 9 years of professional experience

4-6

They work with 4 to 6 clients at a time

source: 2019 STATE OF INDEPENDENCE

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Understanding the Behaviors and Values of Independents

MBO’s research on the independent workforce indicates that the independent professionals available to enterprises today are highly skilled with expertise that is in demand.

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