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MLB Salaries 2023


PlayerTeamPositionSalaryYearsTotal ValueAverage Annual
Scherzer, MaxN.Y. MetsRHP$43,333,3333 (2022-24)$130,000,000$43,333,333
Trout, MikeL.A. AngelsOF$37,116,66712 (2019-30)$426,500,000$35,541,667
Rendon, AnthonyL.A. Angels3B$36,571,4297 (2020-26)$245,000,000$35,000,000
Cole, GerritN.Y. YankeesRHP$36,000,0009 (2020-28)$324,000,000$36,000,000
Correa, CarlosMinnesotaSS$35,100,0003 (2022-24)$105,300,000$35,100,000
Machado, MannySan Diego3B$34,000,00010 (2019-28)$300,000,000$30,000,000
Seager, CoreyTexasSS$33,000,00010 (2022-31)$325,000,000$32,500,000
Arenado, NolanSt. Louis3B$32,974,8478 (2019-26)$260,000,000$32,500,000
Lindor, FranciscoN.Y. MetsSS$32,477,27710 (2022-31)$341,000,000$34,100,000
Strasburg, StephenWashingtonRHP$32,205,8547 (2020-26)$245,000,000$35,000,000
Price, DavidL.A. DodgersLHP$32,000,0007 (2016-22)$217,000,000$31,000,000
Bauer, TrevorL.A. DodgersRHP$32,000,0003 (2021-23)$102,000,000$34,000,000
Cabrera, MiguelDetroitDH$32,000,0008 (2016-23)$248,000,000$31,000,000
Springer, GeorgeTorontoOF$29,666,6676 (2021-26)$150,000,000$25,000,000
Altuve, JoseHouston2B$29,000,0007 (2018-19)$163,500,000$23,357,143
Stanton, GiancarloN.Y. YankeesDH$29,000,00013 (2015-27)$325,000,000$25,000,000
Harper, BrycePhiladelphiaOF$27,538,46213 (2019-31)$330,000,000$25,384,615
deGrom, JacobN.Y. MetsRHP$27,257,7285 (2019-23)$137,500,000$27,500,000
Wheeler, ZackPhiladelphiaRHP$26,000,0005 (2020-24)$118,000,000$23,600,000
Freeman, FreddieL.A. Dodgers1B$25,440,1966 (2022-27)$162,000,000$27,000,000

2019 MLB Team Payroll

RankTeamRoster25-Man PayrollInjured ReserveRetainedBuriedSuspended2019 Total Payroll
1Boston Red Sox28$203,480,000$19,000,000$2,475,000$1,375,000$225,183,602
2Chicago Cubs33$207,737,714$575,000$3,500,000$3,400,000$215,212,714
3New York Yankees31$202,743,846$596,600$2,000,000$205,340,446
4Los Angeles Dodgers27$148,115,002$39,591,666$5,000,000$192,706,668
5San Francisco Giants32$148,833,402$21,000,000$169,833,402
6St. Louis Cardinals26$121,970,766$33,005,100$5,000,000$159,975,866
7Houston Astros26$157,719,666$500,000$158,219,666
8Washington Nationals30$157,741,661$141,666$157,883,327
9Los Angeles Angels29$149,746,833$2,464,500$500,000$152,711,333
10New York Mets29$137,577,355$15,000,000$152,577,355
11Seattle Mariners26$103,508,810$29,109,300$10,008,064$142,626,174
12Colorado Rockies28$140,370,833$1,500,000$141,870,833
13Philadelphia Phillies27$137,875,462$137,875,462
LEAGUE AVERAGE
$129,349,204
14Arizona Diamondbacks27$102,320,166$5,599,600$15,500,000$123,419,766
15Cincinnati Reds27$121,935,714$121,935,714
16Milwaukee Brewers30$117,275,400$3,225,000$120,500,400
17Texas Rangers25$99,124,999$21,100,000$120,224,999
18Cleveland Indians29$114,687,951$4,500,000$250,000$119,437,951
19Minnesota Twins30$108,423,333$7,950,000$116,373,333
20Atlanta Braves28$112,056,043$381,060$112,437,103
21Toronto Blue Jays30$69,897,871$1,950,000$38,595,000$110,442,871
22Detroit Tigers26$92,285,800$2,800,000$14,000,000$109,085,800
23San Diego Padres36$61,793,700$7,000,000$23,250,000$1,900,000$93,943,700
24Kansas City Royals28$78,267,142$12,000,000$3,525,000$93,792,142
25Chicago White Sox25$85,958,668$555,000$1,000,000$87,513,668
26Oakland Athletics28$79,268,333$4,150,000$1,000,000$84,418,333
27Baltimore Orioles25$52,181,882$21,058,000$73,239,882
28Miami Marlins26$62,297,142$1,209,690$63,506,832
29Pittsburgh Pirates30$61,520,502$1,250,000$62,770,502
30Tampa Bay Rays34$43,416,266$12,000,000$55,416,266

2018 MLB Team Payroll

RankTeamRoster25-MANDisabled ListRetainedBuriedSuspendedTotal Payroll
1Los Angeles Dodgers40$156,364,522$11,166,666$12,800,000$180,331,188
2San Francisco Giants38$159,422,777$7,500,000$166,922,777
3Boston Red Sox39$117,550,000$19,000,000$11,771,428$148,321,428
4Washington Nationals38$139,647,858$500,000$140,147,858
5Seattle Mariners37$128,707,142$3,000,000$131,707,142
6New York Yankees40$125,642,857$5,500,000$131,142,857
7St. Louis Cardinals40$105,833,333$17,000,000$122,833,333
8Texas Rangers37$100,666,666$21,425,000$122,091,666
9Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim38$111,578,333$7,365,000$118,943,333
10Detroit Tigers40$90,750,000$19,000,000$109,750,000
11Chicago Cubs35$106,652,381$106,652,381
12Kansas City Royals38$92,400,000$11,900,000$104,300,000
13Cleveland Indians40$90,195,265$2,000,000$92,195,265
14Toronto Blue Jays39$88,803,571$500,000$89,303,571
LEAGUE AVERAGE
$87,821,507
15Houston Astros38$83,825,000$200,000$2,000,000$86,025,000
16Atlanta Braves37$76,126,041$500,000$76,626,041
17Pittsburgh Pirates38$74,849,999$300,000$75,149,999
18Miami Marlins38$72,957,142$72,957,142
19Colorado Rockies38$67,350,000$4,150,000$71,500,000
20New York Mets38$71,000,000$71,000,000
21Minnesota Twins36$66,700,000$3,200,000$69,900,000
22Cincinnati Reds38$68,776,785$68,776,785
23Arizona Diamondbacks39$63,450,000$63,450,000
24Baltimore Orioles35$58,452,115$2,500,000$60,952,115
25Tampa Bay Rays38$38,250,332$38,250,332
26Milwaukee Brewers40$36,965,000$36,965,000
27San Diego Padres40$18,775,000$13,500,000$32,275,000
28Oakland Athletics40$22,275,000$22,275,000
29Chicago White Sox35$16,000,000$1,000,000$17,000,000
30Philadelphia Phillies40$3,350,000$3,550,000$6,900,000