MLB Salary Rankings MLB Salary Rankings

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

2017 Starting Pitcher Salary Rankings

Player salary
1

Clayton Kershaw

Starting Pitcher
$35,571,428
2

Zack Greinke

Starting Pitcher
$34,000,000
3

David Price

Starting Pitcher
$30,000,000
4

Justin Verlander

Starting Pitcher
$28,000,000
5

Felix Hernandez

Starting Pitcher
$26,857,142
6

C.C. Sabathia

Starting Pitcher
$25,000,000

Jon Lester

Starting Pitcher
$25,000,000
8

Johnny Cueto

Starting Pitcher
$23,500,000
9

Cole Hamels

Starting Pitcher
$22,500,000
10

Max Scherzer

Starting Pitcher
$22,142,857
11

Masahiro Tanaka

Starting Pitcher
$22,000,000
12

James Shields

Starting Pitcher
$21,000,000
13

Rick Porcello

Starting Pitcher
$20,125,000
14

Jeff Samardzija

Starting Pitcher
$19,800,000
15

Adam Wainwright

Starting Pitcher
$19,500,000
16

Homer Bailey

Starting Pitcher
$19,000,000
17

Stephen Strasburg

Starting Pitcher
$18,333,333
18

Jordan Zimmermann

Starting Pitcher
$18,000,000
19

Scott Kazmir

Starting Pitcher
$17,666,666
20

Jeremy Hellickson

Starting Pitcher
$17,200,000
21

Anibal Sanchez

Starting Pitcher
$16,800,000
22

John Lackey

Starting Pitcher
$16,000,000
23

Jake Arrieta

Starting Pitcher
$15,637,500
24

Mike Leake

Starting Pitcher
$15,000,000
25

Marco Estrada

Starting Pitcher
$14,500,000
26

Hisashi Iwakuma

Starting Pitcher
$14,000,000
27

Ubaldo Jimenez

Starting Pitcher
$13,500,000

Clay Buchholz

Starting Pitcher
$13,500,000

Ervin Santana

Starting Pitcher
$13,500,000

Ian Kennedy

Starting Pitcher
$13,500,000
31

J.A. Happ

Starting Pitcher
$13,000,000
32

Rich Hill

Starting Pitcher
$12,666,666
33

Matt Garza

Starting Pitcher
$12,500,000
34

Gio Gonzalez

Starting Pitcher
$12,000,000

Chris Sale

Starting Pitcher
$12,000,000

Ricky Nolasco

Starting Pitcher
$12,000,000

Jaime Garcia

Starting Pitcher
$12,000,000
38

Madison Bumgarner

Starting Pitcher
$11,700,000
39

Wei-Yen Chen

Starting Pitcher
$11,600,000
40

Brandon McCarthy

Starting Pitcher
$11,500,000
41

Yovani Gallardo

Starting Pitcher
$11,000,000

Yu Darvish

Starting Pitcher
$11,000,000
43

Andrew Cashner

Starting Pitcher
$10,000,000
44

Dallas Keuchel

Starting Pitcher
$9,150,000
45

Edinson Volquez

Starting Pitcher
$9,000,000
46

Wade Miley

Starting Pitcher
$8,916,668
47

Jason Vargas

Starting Pitcher
$8,000,000

Hector Santiago

Starting Pitcher
$8,000,000
49

Hyun-Jin Ryu

Starting Pitcher
$7,833,333
50

Corey Kluber

Starting Pitcher
$7,700,000
51

Ivan Nova

Starting Pitcher
$7,666,666
52

R.A. Dickey

Starting Pitcher
$7,500,000

Lance Lynn

Starting Pitcher
$7,500,000
54

Michael Pineda

Starting Pitcher
$7,400,000
55

Matt Moore

Starting Pitcher
$7,000,000

Jose Quintana

Starting Pitcher
$7,000,000

Charlie Morton

Starting Pitcher
$7,000,000
58

Garrett Richards

Starting Pitcher
$6,850,000

Drew Smyly

Starting Pitcher
$6,850,000
60

Carlos Carrasco

Starting Pitcher
$6,500,000
61

Julio Teheran

Starting Pitcher
$6,466,666
62

Derek Holland

Starting Pitcher
$6,000,000

Tyson Ross

Starting Pitcher
$6,000,000
64

Miguel Gonzalez

Starting Pitcher
$5,900,000
65

Tom Koehler

Starting Pitcher
$5,750,000
66

Matt Harvey

Starting Pitcher
$5,125,000
67

Danny Duffy

Starting Pitcher
$5,000,000

Jason Hammel

Starting Pitcher
$5,000,000
69

Chris Archer

Starting Pitcher
$4,916,666
70

Shelby Miller

Starting Pitcher
$4,700,000
71

Martin Perez

Starting Pitcher
$4,650,000
72

Carlos Martinez

Starting Pitcher
$4,500,000
73

Drew Pomeranz

Starting Pitcher
$4,450,000
74

Tyler Chatwood

Starting Pitcher
$4,400,000
75

Tanner Roark

Starting Pitcher
$4,315,000
76

Wily Peralta

Starting Pitcher
$4,275,000
77

Alex Cobb

Starting Pitcher
$4,200,000
78

Jake Odorizzi

Starting Pitcher
$4,100,000
79

Jacob deGrom

Starting Pitcher
$4,050,000
80

Travis Wood

Starting Pitcher
$4,000,000
81

Patrick Corbin

Starting Pitcher
$3,950,000
82

Collin McHugh

Starting Pitcher
$3,850,000
83

Gerrit Cole

Starting Pitcher
$3,750,000
84

Sonny Gray

Starting Pitcher
$3,575,000
85

Trevor Bauer

Starting Pitcher
$3,550,000
86

Yaisel Sierra

Starting Pitcher
$3,500,000
87

Kevin Gausman

Starting Pitcher
$3,450,000

Michael Fiers

Starting Pitcher
$3,450,000
89

Danny Salazar

Starting Pitcher
$3,400,000

Marcus Stroman

Starting Pitcher
$3,400,000
91

Matt Shoemaker

Starting Pitcher
$3,325,000
92

Erasmo Ramirez

Starting Pitcher
$3,125,000

Kenta Maeda

Starting Pitcher
$3,125,000
94

Jered Weaver

Starting Pitcher
$3,000,000
95

Kyle Gibson

Starting Pitcher
$2,900,000
96

Alex Wood

Starting Pitcher
$2,800,000
97

Michael Wacha

Starting Pitcher
$2,775,000
98

Josh Tomlin

Starting Pitcher
$2,500,000
99

Chase Anderson

Starting Pitcher
$2,450,000
100

James Paxton

Starting Pitcher
$2,350,000