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Are EOS Block Producers as well-off as we think in the current crypto market?

Join me as I dive into the world of EOS Block Producers to find out how much they are paid, what it takes to run one and how they’re performing in this bear market.

altShiftDev
Dec 4, 2018 · 9 min read

How are Block Producers Paid?

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Allocation of Inflation on the EOS Mainnet
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Communities perception of EOS Block Producers? Image Source: rebloggy.com

The Survey

Tier 1: Block Producers ranked 1–21 (8 responses)
Tier 2:Block Producers ranked 22–42 (10 responses)
Tier 3: Block Producers ranked 43–63 (4 responses)
Tier 4: Block Producers ranked 64–84 (2 responses)
Tier 5: Block Producers ranked 85–105 (1 response)
Tier 6: Block Producers ranked 106 or higher (1 response)

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Survey Responses by Block Producer Tier

Break-Even

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T1. $4.04 | T2. $4.35 | T3. $4.19 | T4. $4.38 | T6. < $2.50

Cuts to Development and Community Projects

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T1. $3.69 | T2. $3.71 | T3. $3.88 | T4. $3.63 | T6. < $2.50

Major Layoffs

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T1. $3.17 | T2. $3.08 | T3. $3.16 | T4. $2.88 | T6. < $2.50
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T1. 8.63 | T2. 6.00 | T3. 6.75 | T4. 5.50 | T5. 8.00 | T6. 3.00

Bankruptcy

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T1. $2.48 | T2. $2.88 | T3. $2.84 | T4. $2.57 | T6. $2.25

Costs to be a Block Producer

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BP Annual Operating Expense in USD

Solutions

Monetization of Services (dApps / Airdrops / Etc…)

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Block Producers vs Monetization of Services

Dynamic Inflation

Do Block Producers Support Dynamic Inflation?

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altShiftDev

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Designer, Developer & Blockchain enthusiast. Creator of My EOS Wallet | MEOW. https://altshiftdev.com

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Coinmonks is a non-profit Crypto educational publication. Follow us on Twitter @coinmonks Our other project — https://coincodecap.com

altShiftDev

Written by

Designer, Developer & Blockchain enthusiast. Creator of My EOS Wallet | MEOW. https://altshiftdev.com

Coinmonks

Coinmonks

Coinmonks is a non-profit Crypto educational publication. Follow us on Twitter @coinmonks Our other project — https://coincodecap.com

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