How Much Do Streamers Make on Twitch? Answered

Here's everything you need to know on how much money Streamers make on Twitch.

Streamers have been a prominent source of Entertainment for the last decade now, with the rise of big genres like video games and more. Twitch has overwhelmingly been the most popular platform to stream on, with millions of active Streamers per day. Although, it does beg the question, how much money can a Streamer earn? So today, let’s discuss how much Streamers make on Twitch.

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Breaking Down How Much Streamers Earn on Twitch

There are multiple factors that go into how Streamers can earn money. Subscriptions, Advertisements, Twitch bits, a form of digital currency that people can use to donate to you during your stream through cheering or extensions all play a factor in it. But before that, you must become a Twitch Partner or Affiliate to begin earning money. From the Twitch support page, these are the requirements to become a Twitch Affiliate:

“At least 500 total minutes broadcast in the last 30 days. At least 7 unique broadcast days in the last 30 days. An average of 3 concurrent viewers or more over the last 30 days. At least 50 Followers.”

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From there, it’s up to the Streamer to grow their page and increase their revenue. Expert Streamers can make between $3,000-$5,000 a month. However, that number doesn’t include ad revenue and donations, for example. Some of the top Streamers in the world earn up to $30,000 a month, if not more. As mentioned before, it’s simply dependent on how committed the Streamer is to continue to grow and expand their channel.

How Much Do Streamers Make From a Twitch Sub? Answered

A common question regarding Twitch subscriptions, but one that constantly leaves people puzzled. On average, for every 100 subscribers, Streamers make $250, or $2.50 per subscriber. It isn’t much to brag, but as stated earlier, the bigger the page grows, the more money the Streamer makes. It’s all about commitment. Becoming a Partner or Affiliate certainty helps boost the profit, as you gain more flexibility with your income sources. As you grow in popularity, you can also increase the subscription fee if you choose, thus increasing your profit, as shown in the image above.

Is Being A Streamer Worth It?

It’s hard to say. If you’re looking to become rich quickly, then becoming a Streamer isn’t the way to go. However, it is worth doing if you enjoy doing something you love on the side. There are very few scenarios where someone immediately gets famous with Twitch. You must be dedicated to promoting yourself and getting followers to make it worth it, though. Becoming popular on Twitch can take a lot of time, even years before you make real progress. As we keep saying, it’s all about commitment.

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