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

Joe Flacco

Quarterback
$22,133,333
3

Aaron Rodgers

Quarterback
$22,000,000
4

Russell Wilson

Quarterback
$21,900,000
5

Ben Roethlisberger

Quarterback
$21,850,000
6

Eli Manning

Quarterback
$21,000,000
7

Philip Rivers

Quarterback
$20,812,500
8

Cam Newton

Quarterback
$20,760,000
9

Matt Ryan

Quarterback
$20,750,000
10

Tom Brady

Quarterback
$20,500,000
11

Drew Brees

Quarterback
$20,000,000
12

Kirk Cousins

Quarterback
$19,953,000
13

Ryan Tannehill

Quarterback
$19,250,000
14

Von Miller

Outside Linebacker
$19,083,333
15

Ndamukong Suh

Defensive Tackle
$19,062,500
16

Colin Kaepernick

Quarterback
$19,000,000
17

Jay Cutler

Quarterback
$18,100,000
18

Brock Osweiler

Quarterback
$18,000,000

Tony Romo

Quarterback
$18,000,000
20

Matthew Stafford

Quarterback
$17,666,667
21

Sam Bradford

Quarterback
$17,500,000
22

Muhammad Wilkerson

Defensive End
$17,200,000
23

Fletcher Cox

Defensive Tackle
$17,100,000
24

Alex Smith

Quarterback
$17,000,000

Olivier Vernon

Defensive End
$17,000,000
26

Justin Houston

Outside Linebacker
$16,833,333
27

J.J. Watt

Defensive End
$16,667,571
28

Carson Palmer

Quarterback
$16,500,000
29

Terron Armstead

Left Tackle
$16,250,000
30

Marcell Dareus

Defensive Tackle
$16,095,686
31

Andy Dalton

Quarterback
$16,000,000
32

Gerald McCoy

Defensive Tackle
$15,866,667
33

A.J. Green

Wide Receiver
$15,000,000

Josh Norman

Cornerback
$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

Adrian Peterson

Running Back
$14,000,000

Demaryius Thomas

Wide Receiver
$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

T.Y. Hilton

Wide Receiver
$13,000,000
50

Janoris Jenkins

Cornerback
$12,500,000
51

Luke Kuechly

Inside Linebacker
$12,360,313
52

Nick Foles

Quarterback
$12,270,000
53

Tyron Smith

Left Tackle
$12,200,000
54

Cordy Glenn

Left Tackle
$12,000,000
55

Kelechi Osemele

Guard
$11,700,000
56

Ryan Kerrigan

Outside Linebacker
$11,500,000

Doug Baldwin

Wide Receiver
$11,500,000

Joe Thomas

Left Tackle
$11,500,000
59

Lane Johnson

Right Tackle
$11,252,000
60

Keenan Allen

Wide Receiver
$11,250,000
61

Vincent Jackson

Wide Receiver
$11,111,111
62

Calais Campbell

Defensive End
$11,000,000

Larry Fitzgerald

Wide Receiver
$11,000,000

Jeremy Maclin

Wide Receiver
$11,000,000

Cameron Jordan

Defensive End
$11,000,000
66

Anthony Castonzo

Left Tackle
$10,953,000
67

Eric Berry

Free Safety
$10,806,000
68

Bobby Wagner

Inside Linebacker
$10,750,000
69

Geno Atkins

Defensive Tackle
$10,665,400
70

Russell Okung

Left Tackle
$10,600,000
71

Byron Maxwell

Cornerback
$10,500,000
72

Jason Peters

Left Tackle
$10,325,000
73

Jimmy Smith

Cornerback
$10,275,500
74

Corey Liuget

Defensive Tackle
$10,250,000

Harrison Smith

Free Safety
$10,250,000

Mike Daniels

Defensive End
$10,250,000
77

Allen Hurns

Wide Receiver
$10,162,500
78

Lavonte David

Outside Linebacker
$10,050,000
79

Nate Solder

Left Tackle
$10,031,000
80

Brandon Carr

Cornerback
$10,020,000
81

DeMarcus Ware

Outside Linebacker
$10,000,000

Jimmy Graham

Tight End
$10,000,000

Earl Thomas

Free Safety
$10,000,000

Jason Pierre-Paul

Defensive End
$10,000,000

Randall Cobb

Wide Receiver
$10,000,000
86

Cameron Heyward

Defensive End
$9,866,667
87

Jordy Nelson

Wide Receiver
$9,762,500
88

Sam Shields

Cornerback
$9,750,000
89

Lawrence Timmons

Inside Linebacker
$9,559,150
90

Devin McCourty

Free Safety
$9,500,000

Aqib Talib

Cornerback
$9,500,000

Sean Smith

Cornerback
$9,500,000
93

Vinny Curry

Defensive End
$9,450,000
94

Branden Albert

Left Tackle
$9,400,000
95

Travis Kelce

Tight End
$9,368,400
96

Jordan Reed

Tight End
$9,350,000
97

Bruce Irvin

Outside Linebacker
$9,250,000

Damon Harrison

Defensive Tackle
$9,250,000
99

Julius Thomas

Tight End
$9,200,000
100

Derek Wolfe

Defensive End
$9,175,000