This is a question asked quite frequently on social media as numerous amounts of people are interested in how much content creators get paid on YouTube. It is no secret that creating content on YouTube can now be a reliable source of income and even be your full time job.
There are many YouTubers our there which make a good living on YouTube, some even making millions per year. In this article I will be examining a few YouTubers and telling you how much they make as well as what you can expect to make if you were to start making videos.
PewDiePie – Number one subscribed channel on YouTube
Starting with PewDiePie, the most subscribed channel on all of YouTube. Felix has a total of 55 million subscribers from the time of creating this article with a total combined views of 15.4 billion.
How much does PewDiePie make?
It is estimated that PewDiePie makes: £340K – £5.5M – Per year. Now that’s a lot of money!
Ricegum – Rising YouTube channel with over 5 million subscribers
Ricegum has blown up over the past two years after his hit series “these kids must be stopped”. This series made him gain millions and millions of views and now he is one of the most active and viewed channels on all of YouTube.
How much does Ricegum make?
It is estimated that Rice makes: £81K – £1.3M – Per year. That number is looking to rise from his rapid growth
FaZe Rug – Most subscribed person in all of the FaZe team
The last YouTube content creator we will be looking at is FaZe Rug. He was formerly known for creating gaming videos but now records his daily life by vlogging.
How much does FaZe Rug make?
It is estimated that Rug makes: £137K – £2.2M – Per year
How do you work out how much YouTubers get Paid?
There is a very useful site which allows you to view a variety of analytics for YouTubers channels. With these statistics you can also view the estimated earnings on how much the YouTuber makes monthly and annually. The website is called Socialblade. You can search pretty much any YouTube channel and it will give you results.
Another way you can work out much a YouTube channel makes is based on the amount paid per 1,000 views,also known as CPM.
On average a YouTube channel will receive:
$2 = Per 1,000 views.
This number can change depending on the YouTube network the individual is signed with (this can also be checked on Socialblade.