To date, Spotify has never published an official per-stream royalty rate and to be honest, we don’t know if there ever will be. The reason why Spotify will never publish an exact per-stream compensation number is due to the fact that ad-supported plays, as opposed to premium subscriptions, pay a different royalty payout. In addition, different countries have different payment plans. This all matters on how much you will be paid out from Spotify. While Spotify has never revealed an official number, the estimated amount of royalties per 1,000 streams is roughly $4. Use the Spotify Calculator below to figure out how much you can estimate you will get from your Spotify streams.
How much does Spotify pay per stream?
Spotify’s pay per stream will differentiate in different countries, but the average per stream amount is around $0.0044 per stream. Use our Spotify calculator tool to estimate how much you’ll earn from your streams.
How does the Spotify calculator work?
Either slide the bar or enter in the amount of estimated streams and the Spotify calculator will automatically estimate how much you can earn.
Does the Spotify calculator calculate mechanical royalties?
No, in this calculator, we did not factor in mechnical royalties from Spotify.
How many Spotify users are there?
As of 2019, there are roughly 159 million Spotify users.
How many Spotify users have an ad-supported subscription?
55% of Spotify’s users are considered to be Free users.
How many Spotify plays are needed to earn a minimum wages?
In order to earn a minimum wage, Spotify artists must receive roughly 366,000 streams per month.