How Much Should/Do Influencers Charge?

How Much Should/Do Influencers Charge?

How Much Should/Do Influencers Charge?

Influencer marketing is a $10 billion USD market now and it’s expected to grow to $23 billion by 2024. It is fast becoming one of the most effective ways to reach your target audience on social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and more.

In 2020, influencer marketing costs $10 to $1 million per post. It’s a massive price range that challenges companies because a variety of factors impact influencer marketing prices. So, what’s a fair price for an influencer in your market?

Influencer types

  • Nano influencer: 1000 followers to 10,000 followers, supported in, click here to view our nano influencers.
  • Micro Influencer: 10,000 followers to 100,000 followers, supported in, click here to view our micro influencers.
  • Macro influencer: 100,000 followers to 500,000, supported in, click here to view our macro influencers.
  • Mega influencer: 500,000 followers and more.

Influencers marketing price and cost

Cost of influencer marketing depends on a lot of factors, such as:

  • Type of influencer: nano, micro, macro, Mega
  • Are you dealing with influencer directly or through agency?
  • The industry
  • The effort, production cost, editing cost, type of content or review need to be produced and other costs such as traveling etc…
  • The social media platform

Things to consider when selecting or evaluating an influencer

You should not only look at the number of followers as the main criteria to evaluate working with that influencer and how much you are going to pay them but also you need to look at other factors such as:

  • Engagement rate
  • Audience
  • Content they produce
  • Their engagement with your competitors

Cost of engaging an influencer

As a rule of thumb you can use the number of the followers to calculate the cost in addition to the previous factors we mention earlier as engagement rate, audience demographic, etc..

So we can say the cost is on average is $10USD, RM40 or S$14 per 1,000 followers.

So for an influencer with 50k followers you can expect to pay $500USD per post as a starting price.

Homam Alghorani

Homam Alghorani

Author Since: April 18, 2020

Serial entrepreneur who gain some wisdom by having many startups with different levels of success and failures. He has been called "The Hologram Man", Crazy, "CEO Chief Everything Officer" and "The AI Evangelist".

He was awarded ITEX2009 GOLD AWARD for Best invention and ITEX2009 SPECIAL AWARD for Corporate Invention also NTT Com Startup Challenge Finalist and chosen as one of the most 100 inspiring LinkedIn icons in Malaysia.
He is living between Singapore and Malaysia .

His recent venture is ROCKSTARS.MEDIA an online influencer marketing platform/marketplace that connects influencers and brands.