Fiverr Fee (Things Most Sellers Do Not Know)

If you are new to Fiverr and not sure how their fee structure works, then you have come to the right place.

In this article, I will show you how much Fiverr takes from you, both from a buyer and a seller perspective, with examples.

How much does Fiverr take from a buyer?

Fiverr will take $2 on purchases up to $40 and post that flat 5% will be taken by Fiverr as a service fee.

fiverr-buyer-chargesFiverr Fee: Screenshot from Terms Of Service Page


Fiverr Percentage: Example 1 (A)

If you make a purchase of $20, then the final charge will be $20.

Gig fee: $20

Service fee: $2

Let’s say that you change the quantity from 2 to 5.

Fiverr Percentage: Example 1 (B)

Now you will have to pay $50 for the gig, $2.50 as a service fee.

Here is how it is calculated:

Gig fee: $50

Service fee: $50 * 5/100 = $2.50

Total fee: $52.50

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How much does Fiverr take from the seller?

Fiverr Fee: Screenshot from Terms Of Service Page

Fiverr takes 20% of the purchase amount on every order from sellers.


For a Total Gig fee of $105, Fiverr will take $21.

i.e. $105 * 20/100 = $21 

What percentage does Fiverr take from the buyer?

From a buyer, Fiverr will take $2 on purchases up to $40 and post that flat 5% will be taken by Fiverr as a service fee.​

What percentage does Fiverr take from sellers?

From a seller, Fiverr takes 20% revenue on every order made through the platform.

Related Questions

Does fiverr take a percentage of tips?

Fiverr takes 20% from the tip offered to the sellers.

How much does it cost to join Fiverr?

There is no fee to Join Fiverr and in fact, you can post your Gigs on Fiverr.

If you are not sure what is a Gig, it is nothing but a way to list your service on Fiverr. The Gig price starts at $5 and you cannot lower your Gig price less than $5.

The minimum amount for any work on Fiverr is $5, which is good however, there are fees involved in the sales that you make through Fiverr.

Fiverr takes 20% on every sales that you bring in through your Gigs.

So, there is an indirect fee associated with offering services on Fiverr but you do not need to pay anything upfront.

For instance, if you want to list your products on Etsy, there is a listing fee that you need to pay.

To conclude, you can join Fiverr just using an email address and a phone number to verify.

There are no hidden charges for joining Fiverr.

I hope that answers your question.

Here are the steps to join Fiverr for Free.

Step 1

Visit their website using this link and click join as show below.

Step 2

Sign up using your Gmail, Facebook or Apple account.

That’s it.

Your Fiverr profile is created for you.

After this, the next time when you log in you will be asked to verify through your phone number. So make sure to keep your phone with you.

From there, you can use the toggle switch to change from buyer to seller mode and vice versa.

You can read this article to know three things about switch to selling on Fiverr.

How much does an average person make on Fiverr?

An average person cannot make a full-time living by working on Fiverr. You can expect to make a couple of 100 dollars per month if you have some skills. If you have a highly valued skill coding, website designing, software developer, funnel builder, etc., you can make a full-time income.