How Much Money Engineering Explained Makes On YouTube – Net Worth

(Last Updated On: November 17, 2021)

Engineering Explained Net Worth – $2 Million


Engineering Explained is a YouTube channel run by a guy named Jason Fenske. He has an estimated net worth of $2 million. The content in it is mainly about how cars work and generally about automotive engineering topics. Jason is a Mechanical Engineer from North Carolina State University. He is interested in the evolution of technology in the automotive industry.

How Much Money Does Engineering Explained Earn On YouTube?

The channel has over 3.3 million subscribers as of 2021 and has accumulated over 600 million views so far. In a day, it gets around 150,000 views from a variety of sources. This should generate an estimated revenue of around $1,200 per day ($440,000 a year) from the ads that run on the videos.

YouTube content creators based in the US, UK, Canada and Australia generally get paid $2 – $12 per 1000 monetized views after YouTube takes its cut. Monetized views usually range from 40% – 80% of the total views. All these are influenced by several factors like the device played on, time of the year, the location of the viewer, ad inventory, how many ads there are on a video, how many people skip the ads, type of advertisement, ad engagement, type of content, etc. The cost of an ad view is based on an auction between advertisers based on views. Advertisers have to bid a minimum of $0.01 per view.

There is also a program known as Google Preferred where deep-pocketed companies can target ads on the top 5% most popular content. The ad rates here are higher than normal. Apart from ads, YouTubers also generate extra from YouTube Red viewers who pay a monthly fee to view premium content on YouTube plus watch videos without ads. Here they get paid based on watch time on their videos. The longer the viewers watch their videos, the more money they earn.

Jason get extra income through sponsored videos from companies like Pennzoil, Gumout etc who pay thousands of dollars for exposure. He also gets income from affiliate sales from Amazon. Aside from YouTube, Jason posts his videos on YouTube where he make extra income through mid-roll ads.