TikTok Creator Fund | Everything you Need to Know

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The TikTok Creator Fund is a tool used to reward creators for their video performance. It changes based on views and video engagement. I joined the TikTok Creator fund exactly 1 year ago and have some theories based on my personal experience. This article may contain affiliate links

After a few of my videos started to get more views, I was notified that I was eligible to join the program

Over the course of the past year, my highest earning day was $158.90 and my lowest day was $0.03. It varies greatly and all depends on how your videos are performing. Some months passed where my total earnings were only few dollars, and other months it was over $600.

Requirements to join the TikTok Creator Fund

  • 18 years or older
  • Legal Resident of one of the 50 United States, District of Columbia, or territories & possessions of the United States
  • At least 10k authentic followers
  • 100k views in the last 30 days
  • Post original videos in line with the community guidelines

(requirements above are from TikTok’s website)

I am also a part of the TikTok Creator Marketplace, which has a separate set of requirements to join, but gives you access to paid collaborations with brands.

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Benefits of Joining TikTok Creator Fund

The Creator Fund is an easy way to make some extra money without much effort. It is nice to be rewarded when a video does well, and can add up to a substantial amount if you are getting a lot of views and engagement.

Risks of Joining TikTok Creator Fund

The amount varies a lot over time, and can be unreliable. If your videos do not perform well, you will not be paid. I have also heard of people wondering if joining the program negatively impacted their overall views. TikTok denies this claim, but I am interested in leaving the program to test it out because I have noticed a dip in views since joining.


All in all, I am happy with the Creator Fund. It is nice to be compensated for high performing videos, even though it doesn’t add up to much. You can make a lot more money through affiliate marketing and paid collaborations, so if you feel like joining has negatively impacted your account, I would leave to test it out.

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