MLB Salary Rankings MLB Salary Rankings

Listing the top salaries, cap hits, cash, earnings, contracts, and bonuses, for all active MLB players.

2018 Pitchers Average Rankings

Player average
1

Zack Greinke

Starting Pitcher
$34,416,667
2

David Price

Starting Pitcher
$31,000,000
3

Clayton Kershaw

Starting Pitcher
$30,714,286
4

Max Scherzer

Starting Pitcher
$30,000,000
5

Justin Verlander

Starting Pitcher
$27,000,000
6

Jon Lester

Starting Pitcher
$25,833,333
7

Jake Arrieta

Starting Pitcher
$25,000,000

Stephen Strasburg

Starting Pitcher
$25,000,000

Felix Hernandez

Starting Pitcher
$25,000,000
10

Cole Hamels

Starting Pitcher
$24,000,000
11

Masahiro Tanaka

Starting Pitcher
$22,142,857
12

Jordan Zimmermann

Starting Pitcher
$22,000,000
13

Johnny Cueto

Starting Pitcher
$21,666,667
14

Yu Darvish

Starting Pitcher
$21,000,000
15

Rick Porcello

Starting Pitcher
$20,625,000
16

Adam Wainwright

Starting Pitcher
$19,500,000
17

James Shields

Starting Pitcher
$18,750,000
18

Jeff Samardzija

Starting Pitcher
$18,000,000
19

Homer Bailey

Starting Pitcher
$17,500,000
20

Wade Davis

Relief Pitcher
$17,333,333
21

Aroldis Chapman

Relief Pitcher
$17,200,000
22

Rich Hill

Starting Pitcher
$16,000,000

Kenley Jansen

Relief Pitcher
$16,000,000

Wei-Yin Chen

Starting Pitcher
$16,000,000

Mike Leake

Starting Pitcher
$16,000,000
26

Mark Melancon

Relief Pitcher
$15,500,000
27

Alex Cobb

Starting Pitcher
$14,250,000
28

Phil Hughes

Relief Pitcher
$14,000,000

Greg Holland

Relief Pitcher
$14,000,000

Ian Kennedy

Starting Pitcher
$14,000,000
31

Ervin Santana

Starting Pitcher
$13,750,000
32

Dallas Keuchel

Starting Pitcher
$13,200,000
33

Marco Estrada

Starting Pitcher
$13,000,000

Danny Duffy

Starting Pitcher
$13,000,000
35

Tyler Chatwood

Starting Pitcher
$12,666,667
36

Brandon McCarthy

Starting Pitcher
$12,000,000

Lance Lynn

Starting Pitcher
$12,000,000

J.A. Happ

Starting Pitcher
$12,000,000

Zach Britton

Relief Pitcher
$12,000,000
40

David Robertson

Relief Pitcher
$11,500,000
41

Cody Allen

Relief Pitcher
$10,575,000
42

Brandon Morrow

Relief Pitcher
$10,500,000

Craig Kimbrel

Relief Pitcher
$10,500,000
44

Carlos Martinez

Starting Pitcher
$10,200,000
45

Jaime Garcia

Starting Pitcher
$10,000,000

C.C. Sabathia

Starting Pitcher
$10,000,000
47

Mike Minor

Relief Pitcher
$9,333,333
48

A.J. Ramos

Relief Pitcher
$9,225,000
49

Andrew Miller

Relief Pitcher
$9,000,000

Bryan Shaw

Relief Pitcher
$9,000,000

Jake McGee

Relief Pitcher
$9,000,000

Tommy Hunter

Relief Pitcher
$9,000,000
53

Ivan Nova

Starting Pitcher
$8,666,667
54

Juan Nicasio

Relief Pitcher
$8,500,000

Drew Pomeranz

Starting Pitcher
$8,500,000
56

Gio Gonzalez

Starting Pitcher
$8,400,000
57

Addison Reed

Relief Pitcher
$8,375,000
58

Joakim Soria

Relief Pitcher
$8,333,333
59

Pat Neshek

Relief Pitcher
$8,100,000
60

Jason Hammel

Starting Pitcher
$8,000,000

Andrew Cashner

Starting Pitcher
$8,000,000

Brad Ziegler

Relief Pitcher
$8,000,000

Jason Vargas

Starting Pitcher
$8,000,000
64

Kelvin Herrera

Relief Pitcher
$7,937,500
65

Jeurys Familia

Relief Pitcher
$7,925,000
66

Miles Mikolas

Starting Pitcher
$7,750,000

Darren O'Day

Relief Pitcher
$7,750,000

Jhoulys Chacin

Starting Pitcher
$7,750,000
69

Corey Kluber

Starting Pitcher
$7,700,000
70

Brett Cecil

Relief Pitcher
$7,625,000
71

Joe Smith

Relief Pitcher
$7,500,000

Patrick Corbin

Starting Pitcher
$7,500,000
73

Jacob deGrom

Starting Pitcher
$7,400,000
74

Ryan Madson

Relief Pitcher
$7,333,333
75

Garrett Richards

Starting Pitcher
$7,300,000
76

Charlie Morton

Starting Pitcher
$7,000,000

Anthony Swarzak

Relief Pitcher
$7,000,000

Madison Bumgarner

Starting Pitcher
$7,000,000
79

Gerrit Cole

Starting Pitcher
$6,750,000
80

Brad Hand

Relief Pitcher
$6,583,333
81

Trevor Bauer

Starting Pitcher
$6,525,000
82

Steve Cishek

Relief Pitcher
$6,500,000

Marcus Stroman

Starting Pitcher
$6,500,000

Jerry Blevins

Relief Pitcher
$6,500,000

Chris Sale

Starting Pitcher
$6,500,000

Sonny Gray

Starting Pitcher
$6,500,000
87

Tanner Roark

Starting Pitcher
$6,475,000
88

Michael Dunn

Relief Pitcher
$6,333,333
89

Jake Odorizzi

Starting Pitcher
$6,300,000
90

Hyun-Jin Ryu

Starting Pitcher
$6,000,000

Alex Wood

Starting Pitcher
$6,000,000

Tony Sipp

Relief Pitcher
$6,000,000

Michael Fiers

Starting Pitcher
$6,000,000
94

Pedro Strop

Relief Pitcher
$5,925,000
95

Chase Anderson

Starting Pitcher
$5,875,000
96

Felipe Vazquez

Relief Pitcher
$5,625,000

Matt Harvey

Starting Pitcher
$5,625,000
98

Kevin Gausman

Starting Pitcher
$5,600,000
99

David Phelps

Relief Pitcher
$5,550,000
100

Carlos Carrasco

Starting Pitcher
$5,500,000