But Subway restaurants generate less revenue than McDonald's units. A Subway restaurant, on average, generates $422,000 in sales annually, compared to $2.6 million in average annual revenue for McDonald's restaurants, according to QSR magazine.
Similarly, it is asked, how much will it cost to open a subway?
Here's what it costs to open a Subway restaurant. Subway is one of the cheapest restaurants to franchise. The company charges a $15,000 franchise fee and startup costs range from $105,800 to $393,600. By comparison, McDonald's charges a franchise fee of $45,000 and startup expenses can cost up to $2.2 million.
How much money does it take to open a subway?
Subway's startup costs, which include construction and equipment leasing expenses, range from $116,200 to $262,850, according to the company. Opening a McDonald's restaurant requires as much as $2.3 million in startup costs alone, by comparison. But Subway restaurants generate less revenue than McDonald's units.
How much money do you make owning a franchise?
According to a report on food franchising by Franchise Business Review, 51.5 percent of food franchises earn profits of less than $50,000 a year; roughly 7 percent top $250,000, with the average profit for all restaurants coming in at $82,033. That doesn't sound too bad, until you factor in the initial investment.