Earnings are the revenue that you accrue through your participation in AdSense. Your earnings will go through several stages during the payment timeline:
- Estimated earnings – earnings accrued throughout the month. Appears on your Home and Reports pages.
- Finalized earnings – total earnings with all invalid activity deducted. Appears on your Home and “Payments” pages.
- Earnings – same as finalized earnings on your “Payments” page
- Balance – your total account balance including all finalized earnings, debits, and credits.
For detailed information regarding when you will receive a payment for your AdSense earnings, read about AdSense payment timelines.