NFL Salary Rankings NFL Salary Rankings

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

2016 Average Rankings

Player average
1

Andrew Luck

Quarterback
$24,594,000
2

Carson Palmer

Quarterback
$24,350,000
3

Drew Brees

Quarterback
$24,250,000
4

Joe Flacco

Quarterback
$22,133,333
5

Aaron Rodgers

Quarterback
$22,000,000
6

Russell Wilson

Quarterback
$21,900,000
7

Ben Roethlisberger

Quarterback
$21,850,000
8

Eli Manning

Quarterback
$21,000,000
9

Philip Rivers

Quarterback
$20,812,500
10

Cam Newton

Quarterback
$20,760,000
11

Matt Ryan

Quarterback
$20,750,000
12

Tom Brady

Quarterback
$20,500,000
13

Kirk Cousins

Quarterback
$19,953,000
14

Ryan Tannehill

Quarterback
$19,250,000
15

Von Miller

Outside Linebacker
$19,083,333
16

Ndamukong Suh

Defensive Tackle
$19,062,500
17

Colin Kaepernick

Quarterback
$19,000,000
18

Jay Cutler

Quarterback
$18,100,000
19

Tyrod Taylor

Quarterback
$18,000,000

Tony Romo

Quarterback
$18,000,000

Brock Osweiler

Quarterback
$18,000,000
22

Matthew Stafford

Quarterback
$17,666,667
23

Sam Bradford

Quarterback
$17,500,000
24

Muhammad Wilkerson

Defensive End
$17,200,000
25

Fletcher Cox

Defensive Tackle
$17,100,000
26

Olivier Vernon

Defensive End
$17,000,000

Alex Smith

Quarterback
$17,000,000
28

Justin Houston

Outside Linebacker
$16,833,333
29

J.J. Watt

Defensive End
$16,667,571
30

Marcell Dareus

Defensive Tackle
$16,095,686
31

Andy Dalton

Quarterback
$16,000,000
32

Gerald McCoy

Defensive Tackle
$15,866,667
33

Josh Norman

Cornerback
$15,000,000

A.J. Green

Wide Receiver
$15,000,000
35

Alshon Jeffery

Wide Receiver
$14,599,000
36

Robert Quinn

Defensive End
$14,253,724
37

Julio Jones

Wide Receiver
$14,251,209
38

Malik Jackson

Defensive Tackle
$14,250,000
39

Darrelle Revis

Cornerback
$14,024,212
40

Patrick Peterson

Cornerback
$14,010,000
41

Demaryius Thomas

Wide Receiver
$14,000,000

Adrian Peterson

Running Back
$14,000,000

Richard Sherman

Cornerback
$14,000,000

Dez Bryant

Wide Receiver
$14,000,000
45

Trumaine Johnson

Cornerback
$13,952,000
46

Trent Williams

Left Tackle
$13,600,000
47

Joe Haden

Cornerback
$13,500,000
48

Clay Matthews

Inside Linebacker
$13,200,000
49

Terron Armstead

Left Tackle
$13,000,000

T.Y. Hilton

Wide Receiver
$13,000,000
51

Janoris Jenkins

Cornerback
$12,500,000

Tyrann Mathieu

Free Safety
$12,500,000
53

Luke Kuechly

Inside Linebacker
$12,360,313
54

Tyron Smith

Left Tackle
$12,200,000
55

Darius Slay

Cornerback
$12,037,500
56

David Bakhtiari

Left Tackle
$12,000,000

Eric Fisher

Left Tackle
$12,000,000

Ryan Fitzpatrick

Quarterback
$12,000,000

Cordy Glenn

Left Tackle
$12,000,000
60

Kelechi Osemele

Guard
$11,700,000
61

Joe Thomas

Left Tackle
$11,500,000

Doug Baldwin

Wide Receiver
$11,500,000

Ryan Kerrigan

Outside Linebacker
$11,500,000
64

Lane Johnson

Right Tackle
$11,252,000
65

Keenan Allen

Wide Receiver
$11,250,000
66

Vincent Jackson

Wide Receiver
$11,111,111
67

Michael Brockers

Defensive Tackle
$11,083,333
68

Calais Campbell

Defensive End
$11,000,000

Cameron Jordan

Defensive End
$11,000,000

Emmanuel Sanders

Wide Receiver
$11,000,000

Larry Fitzgerald

Wide Receiver
$11,000,000

Jeremy Maclin

Wide Receiver
$11,000,000
73

Anthony Castonzo

Left Tackle
$10,953,000
74

Eric Berry

Free Safety
$10,806,000
75

Bobby Wagner

Inside Linebacker
$10,750,000
76

Geno Atkins

Defensive Tackle
$10,665,400
77

Russell Okung

Left Tackle
$10,600,000
78

Byron Maxwell

Cornerback
$10,500,000

Tavon Austin

Wide Receiver
$10,500,000

Navorro Bowman

Inside Linebacker
$10,500,000
81

Jason Peters

Left Tackle
$10,325,000
82

Jimmy Smith

Cornerback
$10,275,500
83

Corey Liuget

Defensive Tackle
$10,250,000

Harrison Smith

Free Safety
$10,250,000

Mike Daniels

Defensive End
$10,250,000
86

Allen Hurns

Wide Receiver
$10,162,500
87

Lavonte David

Outside Linebacker
$10,050,000
88

Nate Solder

Left Tackle
$10,031,000
89

Brandon Carr

Cornerback
$10,020,000
90

Earl Thomas

Free Safety
$10,000,000

Kyle Long

Guard
$10,000,000

Jason Pierre-Paul

Defensive End
$10,000,000

Randall Cobb

Wide Receiver
$10,000,000

DeMarcus Ware

Outside Linebacker
$10,000,000

David DeCastro

Guard
$10,000,000

Jimmy Graham

Tight End
$10,000,000
97

Cameron Heyward

Defensive End
$9,866,667
98

Jordy Nelson

Wide Receiver
$9,762,500
99

Sam Shields

Cornerback
$9,750,000
100

Lawrence Timmons

Inside Linebacker
$9,559,150