Is Making Apps Still Profitable?

Is making mobile apps profitable?

Take a look at the difference between the iOS and Android purchases.

The two platforms combined for 99% of the market share, but Android alone accounts for 81.7%.

With that said, 16% of Android developers earn over $5,000 per month with their mobile apps, and 25% of iOS developers make over $5,000 through app earnings..

What percentage of apps make money?

It’s a tough time to be a mobile app developer. According to Gartner, less than 0.01 percent of all consumer mobile apps will become financially successful throughout 2018—yet apps continue to be a common development goal and product focus for new and aspiring entrepreneurs.

How do app owners make money?

In a nutshell, free apps make money using one of these 11 app monetization strategy: Advertising, Subscriptions, Selling Merchandise, In-App Purchases, Sponsorship, Referral Marketing, Collecting and Selling Data, Freemium Upsell, Physical Purchases, Transaction Fees, and Crowdfunding.

How much do app makers make?

Indie app developer average salary – $1,500 / month. US mobile app developer average salary is $107,000 / year. Indian mobile app developer average salary is $4,100 / year. iOS app developer salary highest in US is $139,000 / year.