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How YouTube Makes Money

YouTube’s main source of revenue is through Advertisements. YouTube also makes money from their monthly subscriptions service know as YouTube Premium.


How Youtube Earns Money Through Ads

Advertising is the main source of revenue for YouTube and YouTube creators. This revenue is generated when a user watches Ads running on a YouTube video.

The generated revenue is then split between the Creator and Youtube.

According to TheVerge, YouTube has earned more than $34 billion in advertising revenue alone, Over the course of three years. And most of the revenue goes to the creators.


What is Youtube Premium?

Youtube Premium is a subscription service offered by Youtube. This service allows subscribers to watch ads free videos. And to also get access to Premium Youtube Original contents.

How Youtube Earns Money Through Youtube Premium

YouTube Premium costs $11.99 a month. Which includes ad-free videos, the option to continue playing videos or music “in the background”.

Youtube generates revenue from this service. And again, the revenue is split between Youtube and the creators.

Creators earn a portion of revenue from viewers who watch their videos and subscribe to YouTube Premium.



How many views do you need to get paid on YouTube?

You need a minimum of 100,00 video views. At this rate, you will probably have 1,000 subscribers and 4,000 hours of watch time

How much money do 1 million YouTube views make?

on average videos that have over 1,000,000 views usually earn between $2,000-$15,000.

Does YouTube pay every month?

Yes, Youtube pays you monthly on the 21st of every month. Youtube will only pay you when you have earned $100 and above as the minimum threshold.

What is YouTube’s pay rate?

video content on youtube can generate from $0.003 to $0.01 per view. If we analyze it on large scale your videos on youtube can generate $3 to $10 per 1K views.

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