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 2016 average
1

Joe Flacco

Quarterback
$22,133,333
2

Aaron Rodgers

Quarterback
$22,000,000
3

Russell Wilson

Quarterback
$21,900,000
4

Ben Roethlisberger

Quarterback
$21,850,000
5

Eli Manning

Quarterback
$21,000,000
6

Philip Rivers

Quarterback
$20,812,500
7

Cam Newton

Quarterback
$20,760,000
8

Matt Ryan

Quarterback
$20,750,000
9

Tom Brady

Quarterback
$20,500,000
10

Drew Brees

Quarterback
$20,000,000
11

Kirk Cousins

Quarterback
$19,953,000
12

Ryan Tannehill

Quarterback
$19,250,000
13

Ndamukong Suh

Defensive Tackle
$19,062,500
14

Colin Kaepernick

Quarterback
$19,000,000
15

Jay Cutler

Quarterback
$18,100,000
16

Brock Osweiler

Quarterback
$18,000,000

Tony Romo

Quarterback
$18,000,000
18

Matthew Stafford

Quarterback
$17,666,667
19

Sam Bradford

Quarterback
$17,500,000
20

Malik Jackson

Defensive End
$17,100,000
21

Alex Smith

Quarterback
$17,000,000

Olivier Vernon

Defensive End
$17,000,000
23

Justin Houston

Outside Linebacker
$16,833,333
24

J.J. Watt

Defensive End
$16,667,571
25

Carson Palmer

Quarterback
$16,500,000
26

Terron Armstead

Left Tackle
$16,250,000
27

Marcell Dareus

Defensive Tackle
$16,095,686
28

Andy Dalton

Quarterback
$16,000,000
29

Gerald McCoy

Defensive Tackle
$15,866,667
30

Muhammad Wilkerson

Defensive End
$15,701,000
31

A.J. Green

Wide Receiver
$15,000,000

Josh Norman

Cornerback
$15,000,000
33

Alshon Jeffery

Wide Receiver
$14,599,000
34

Robert Quinn

Defensive End
$14,253,724
35

Julio Jones

Wide Receiver
$14,251,209
36

Von Miller

Outside Linebacker
$14,129,000
37

Darrelle Revis

Cornerback
$14,024,212
38

Patrick Peterson

Cornerback
$14,010,000
39

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
43

Trumaine Johnson

Cornerback
$13,952,000
44

Trent Williams

Left Tackle
$13,600,000
45

Joe Haden

Cornerback
$13,500,000
46

Clay Matthews

Inside Linebacker
$13,200,000
47

T.Y. Hilton

Wide Receiver
$13,000,000
48

Janoris Jenkins

Cornerback
$12,500,000
49

Luke Kuechly

Inside Linebacker
$12,360,313
50

Nick Foles

Quarterback
$12,270,000
51

Tyron Smith

Left Tackle
$12,200,000
52

Cordy Glenn

Left Tackle
$12,000,000
53

Kelechi Osemele

Guard
$11,700,000
54

Joe Thomas

Left Tackle
$11,500,000

Ryan Kerrigan

Outside Linebacker
$11,500,000
56

Lane Johnson

Right Tackle
$11,252,000
57

Vincent Jackson

Wide Receiver
$11,111,111
58

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
62

Anthony Castonzo

Left Tackle
$10,953,000
63

Eric Berry

Free Safety
$10,806,000
64

Bobby Wagner

Inside Linebacker
$10,750,000
65

Geno Atkins

Defensive Tackle
$10,665,400
66

Russell Okung

Left Tackle
$10,600,000
67

Byron Maxwell

Cornerback
$10,500,000
68

Jason Peters

Left Tackle
$10,325,000
69

Jimmy Smith

Cornerback
$10,275,500
70

Corey Liuget

Defensive Tackle
$10,250,000

Mike Daniels

Defensive End
$10,250,000
72

Lavonte David

Outside Linebacker
$10,050,000
73

Nate Solder

Left Tackle
$10,031,000
74

Brandon Carr

Cornerback
$10,020,000
75

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

DeMarcus Ware

Outside Linebacker
$10,000,000
80

Cameron Heyward

Defensive End
$9,866,667
81

Jordy Nelson

Wide Receiver
$9,762,500
82

Sam Shields

Cornerback
$9,750,000
83

Lawrence Timmons

Inside Linebacker
$9,559,150
84

Devin McCourty

Free Safety
$9,500,000

Aqib Talib

Cornerback
$9,500,000

Sean Smith

Cornerback
$9,500,000
87

Vinny Curry

Defensive End
$9,450,000
88

Branden Albert

Left Tackle
$9,400,000
89

Travis Kelce

Tight End
$9,368,400
90

Jordan Reed

Tight End
$9,350,000
91

Bruce Irvin

Outside Linebacker
$9,250,000

Damon Harrison

Defensive Tackle
$9,250,000
93

Julius Thomas

Tight End
$9,200,000
94

Derek Wolfe

Defensive End
$9,175,000
95

Brandon Flowers

Cornerback
$9,100,000
96

Jamaal Charles

Running Back
$9,050,000

Navorro Bowman

Inside Linebacker
$9,050,000
98

Jairus Byrd

Free Safety
$9,000,000

Jerry Hughes

Defensive End
$9,000,000

Mark Barron

Outside Linebacker
$9,000,000