(Last Updated On: January 23, 2020)
Matt Carriker (Vet Ranch) Net Worth – $6 Million
Vet Ranch YouTube channel run by a guy named Dr Matt Carriker who is a veterinarian. He is also the owner of another channel by the name DemolitionRanch. He graduated from Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. In this channel he makes stories of at-risk animals from the time they were brought into the vet till they get healthy. Most of them are from San Antonio Pets Alive.
The money the channel makes are used to cover the costs of surgery for the pets and this increases their chances of finding a new home.
How Much Money Does Vet Ranch Earn On YouTube?
The channel has over 3 million subscribers as of 2020 and has accumulated over 400 million views so far. In a day, the channel gets an average of 100,000 views. This should generate an estimated revenue of around $500 per day ($180,000 a year) from ads.
YouTubers get paid $2 – $7 per 1000 monetized views after YouTube takes its cut. Monetized views range from 40% – 80% of the total views. All these are influenced by several factors like device played on, 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.