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

Joe Flacco

Quarterback
$22,133,333
4

Aaron Rodgers

Quarterback
$22,000,000
5

Russell Wilson

Quarterback
$21,900,000
6

Ben Roethlisberger

Quarterback
$21,850,000
7

Eli Manning

Quarterback
$21,000,000
8

Philip Rivers

Quarterback
$20,812,500
9

Cam Newton

Quarterback
$20,760,000
10

Matt Ryan

Quarterback
$20,750,000
11

Tom Brady

Quarterback
$20,500,000
12

Drew Brees

Quarterback
$20,000,000
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

Brock Osweiler

Quarterback
$18,000,000

Tony Romo

Quarterback
$18,000,000

Tyrod Taylor

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

Alex Smith

Quarterback
$17,000,000

Olivier Vernon

Defensive End
$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

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

Terron Armstead

Left Tackle
$13,000,000
51

Tyrann Mathieu

Free Safety
$12,500,000

Janoris Jenkins

Cornerback
$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

Cordy Glenn

Left Tackle
$12,000,000

Eric Fisher

Left Tackle
$12,000,000

Ryan Fitzpatrick

Quarterback
$12,000,000
59

Kelechi Osemele

Guard
$11,700,000
60

Doug Baldwin

Wide Receiver
$11,500,000

Ryan Kerrigan

Outside Linebacker
$11,500,000

Joe Thomas

Left Tackle
$11,500,000
63

Lane Johnson

Right Tackle
$11,252,000
64

Keenan Allen

Wide Receiver
$11,250,000
65

Vincent Jackson

Wide Receiver
$11,111,111
66

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
70

Anthony Castonzo

Left Tackle
$10,953,000
71

Eric Berry

Free Safety
$10,806,000
72

Bobby Wagner

Inside Linebacker
$10,750,000
73

Geno Atkins

Defensive Tackle
$10,665,400
74

Russell Okung

Left Tackle
$10,600,000
75

Byron Maxwell

Cornerback
$10,500,000

Navorro Bowman

Inside Linebacker
$10,500,000
77

Jason Peters

Left Tackle
$10,325,000
78

Jimmy Smith

Cornerback
$10,275,500
79

Corey Liuget

Defensive Tackle
$10,250,000

Mike Daniels

Defensive End
$10,250,000

Harrison Smith

Free Safety
$10,250,000
82

Allen Hurns

Wide Receiver
$10,162,500
83

Lavonte David

Outside Linebacker
$10,050,000
84

Nate Solder

Left Tackle
$10,031,000
85

Brandon Carr

Cornerback
$10,020,000
86

DeMarcus Ware

Outside Linebacker
$10,000,000

Jimmy Graham

Tight End
$10,000,000

Randall Cobb

Wide Receiver
$10,000,000

Earl Thomas

Free Safety
$10,000,000

Jason Pierre-Paul

Defensive End
$10,000,000
91

Cameron Heyward

Defensive End
$9,866,667
92

Jordy Nelson

Wide Receiver
$9,762,500
93

Sam Shields

Cornerback
$9,750,000
94

Lawrence Timmons

Inside Linebacker
$9,559,150
95

Devin McCourty

Free Safety
$9,500,000

Aqib Talib

Cornerback
$9,500,000

Sean Smith

Cornerback
$9,500,000
98

Vinny Curry

Defensive End
$9,450,000
99

Travis Frederick

Center
$9,400,010
100

Branden Albert

Left Tackle
$9,400,000