Udemy announces their top ten most financially successful instructors

Education platform Udemy, which makes it possible for anyone to build and share online courses, today has announced their top ten earning instructors.  Ranging from designers to corporate trainers, these instructors have raked in $1,654,480 over the past year.

“The success of Udemy’s top instructors proves that there are real financial opportunities for those who can share their expertise online,” Udemy CEO and co-founder Eren Bali said in a press release. “Instructors find that Udemy enables them to scale their expertise: they can earn more in less time and focus on the projects that matter to them most. For users, Udemy helps broaden their skill set for their current job or even switch career paths entirely.”

Udemy also reports the following:

  •    700% user growth in the past 12 months
  •    7,000 lectures added each month by instructors
  •    50% of new students enroll in a course on their first visit
  •    Courses have received an average rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars

Check out the press release, complete with the full list of Udemy’s top ten instructors here.