NFL Salary Rankings NFL Salary Rankings

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

2017 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

Kirk Cousins

Quarterback
$23,943,600
5

Joe Flacco

Quarterback
$22,133,333
6

Aaron Rodgers

Quarterback
$22,000,000
7

Russell Wilson

Quarterback
$21,900,000
8

Ben Roethlisberger

Quarterback
$21,850,000
9

Eli Manning

Quarterback
$21,000,000
10

Philip Rivers

Quarterback
$20,812,500
11

Cam Newton

Quarterback
$20,760,000
12

Matt Ryan

Quarterback
$20,750,000
13

Tom Brady

Quarterback
$20,500,000
14

Ryan Tannehill

Quarterback
$19,250,000
15

Von Miller

Outside Linebacker
$19,083,333
16

Ndamukong Suh

Defensive Tackle
$19,062,500
17

Tony Romo

Quarterback
$18,000,000

Sam Bradford

Quarterback
$18,000,000

Brock Osweiler

Quarterback
$18,000,000
20

Matthew Stafford

Quarterback
$17,666,667
21

Muhammad Wilkerson

Defensive End
$17,200,000
22

Fletcher Cox

Defensive Tackle
$17,100,000
23

Olivier Vernon

Defensive End
$17,000,000

Alex Smith

Quarterback
$17,000,000

Antonio Brown

Wide Receiver
$17,000,000
26

Justin Houston

Outside Linebacker
$16,833,333
27

Trumaine Johnson

Cornerback
$16,742,400
28

J.J. Watt

Defensive End
$16,667,571
29

Chandler Jones

Outside Linebacker
$16,500,000
30

Marcell Dareus

Defensive Tackle
$16,095,686
31

Kawann Short

Defensive Tackle
$16,000,000

Andy Dalton

Quarterback
$16,000,000
33

Gerald McCoy

Defensive Tackle
$15,866,667
34

Jason Pierre-Paul

Defensive End
$15,500,000
35

Tyrod Taylor

Quarterback
$15,250,000
36

Calais Campbell

Defensive End
$15,000,000

Mike Glennon

Quarterback
$15,000,000

Josh Norman

Cornerback
$15,000,000

A.J. Green

Wide Receiver
$15,000,000
40

Melvin Ingram

Outside Linebacker
$14,550,000
41

Robert Quinn

Outside Linebacker
$14,253,724
42

Julio Jones

Wide Receiver
$14,251,209
43

Malik Jackson

Defensive Tackle
$14,250,000
44

Patrick Peterson

Cornerback
$14,010,000
45

Demaryius Thomas

Wide Receiver
$14,000,000

Dez Bryant

Wide Receiver
$14,000,000

Richard Sherman

Cornerback
$14,000,000
48

Desmond Trufant

Cornerback
$13,750,000
49

Trent Williams

Left Tackle
$13,600,000
50

Joe Haden

Cornerback
$13,500,000

A.J. Bouye

Cornerback
$13,500,000
52

Russell Okung

Left Tackle
$13,250,000
53

Clay Matthews

Outside Linebacker
$13,200,000
54

Terron Armstead

Left Tackle
$13,000,000

Stephon Gilmore

Cornerback
$13,000,000

Eric Berry

Free Safety
$13,000,000

T.Y. Hilton

Wide Receiver
$13,000,000
58

Janoris Jenkins

Cornerback
$12,500,000

Jamie Collins

Outside Linebacker
$12,500,000

Tyrann Mathieu

Free Safety
$12,500,000
61

Luke Kuechly

Inside Linebacker
$12,360,313
62

Tyron Smith

Left Tackle
$12,200,000
63

Le'Veon Bell

Running Back
$12,120,000
64

Darius Slay

Cornerback
$12,037,500
65

Kevin Zeitler

Guard
$12,000,000

Reshad Jones

Strong Safety
$12,000,000

David Bakhtiari

Left Tackle
$12,000,000

Cordy Glenn

Left Tackle
$12,000,000

Eric Fisher

Left Tackle
$12,000,000
70

Nick Perry

Outside Linebacker
$11,800,000
71

Riley Reiff

Left Tackle
$11,750,000
72

Kelechi Osemele

Guard
$11,700,000
73

Doug Baldwin

Wide Receiver
$11,500,000

Ryan Kerrigan

Outside Linebacker
$11,500,000

Joe Thomas

Left Tackle
$11,500,000
76

Lane Johnson

Right Tackle
$11,252,000
77

Keenan Allen

Wide Receiver
$11,250,000

Andrew Whitworth

Left Tackle
$11,250,000
79

DeSean Jackson

Wide Receiver
$11,166,667
80

Matt Kalil

Left Tackle
$11,100,000
81

Michael Brockers

Defensive Tackle
$11,083,333
82

Emmanuel Sanders

Wide Receiver
$11,000,000

Jeremy Maclin

Wide Receiver
$11,000,000

Cameron Jordan

Defensive End
$11,000,000

Larry Fitzgerald

Wide Receiver
$11,000,000
86

Anthony Castonzo

Left Tackle
$10,953,000
87

Bobby Wagner

Inside Linebacker
$10,750,000
88

Geno Atkins

Defensive Tackle
$10,665,400
89

Tavon Austin

Wide Receiver
$10,500,000

Dre Kirkpatrick

Cornerback
$10,500,000

Byron Maxwell

Cornerback
$10,500,000

Navorro Bowman

Inside Linebacker
$10,500,000

Brandon Williams

Defensive Tackle
$10,500,000
94

Jason Peters

Left Tackle
$10,325,000
95

Jimmy Smith

Cornerback
$10,275,500
96

Corey Liuget

Defensive Tackle
$10,250,000

Harrison Smith

Free Safety
$10,250,000

Mike Daniels

Defensive End
$10,250,000
99

Allen Hurns

Wide Receiver
$10,162,500
100

Lavonte David

Outside Linebacker
$10,050,000