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

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

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

Tyrod Taylor

Quarterback
$18,000,000

Tony Romo

Quarterback
$18,000,000

Brock Osweiler

Quarterback
$18,000,000
21

Matthew Stafford

Quarterback
$17,666,667
22

Sam Bradford

Quarterback
$17,500,000
23

Muhammad Wilkerson

Defensive End
$17,200,000
24

Fletcher Cox

Defensive Tackle
$17,100,000
25

Olivier Vernon

Defensive End
$17,000,000

Alex Smith

Quarterback
$17,000,000
27

Justin Houston

Outside Linebacker
$16,833,333
28

J.J. Watt

Defensive End
$16,667,571
29

Marcell Dareus

Defensive Tackle
$16,095,686
30

Andy Dalton

Quarterback
$16,000,000
31

Gerald McCoy

Defensive Tackle
$15,866,667
32

A.J. Green

Wide Receiver
$15,000,000

Josh Norman

Cornerback
$15,000,000
34

Robert Quinn

Defensive End
$14,253,724
35

Julio Jones

Wide Receiver
$14,251,209
36

Malik Jackson

Defensive Tackle
$14,250,000
37

Darrelle Revis

Cornerback
$14,024,212
38

Patrick Peterson

Cornerback
$14,010,000
39

Demaryius Thomas

Wide Receiver
$14,000,000

Richard Sherman

Cornerback
$14,000,000

Dez Bryant

Wide Receiver
$14,000,000

Adrian Peterson

Running Back
$14,000,000
43

Trent Williams

Left Tackle
$13,600,000
44

Joe Haden

Cornerback
$13,500,000
45

Clay Matthews

Outside Linebacker
$13,200,000
46

Terron Armstead

Left Tackle
$13,000,000

T.Y. Hilton

Wide Receiver
$13,000,000
48

Tyrann Mathieu

Free Safety
$12,500,000

Janoris Jenkins

Cornerback
$12,500,000

Jamie Collins

Outside Linebacker
$12,500,000
51

Luke Kuechly

Inside Linebacker
$12,360,313
52

Tyron Smith

Left Tackle
$12,200,000
53

Darius Slay

Cornerback
$12,037,500
54

Cordy Glenn

Left Tackle
$12,000,000

David Bakhtiari

Left Tackle
$12,000,000

Eric Fisher

Left Tackle
$12,000,000
57

Kelechi Osemele

Guard
$11,700,000
58

Joe Thomas

Left Tackle
$11,500,000

Doug Baldwin

Wide Receiver
$11,500,000

Ryan Kerrigan

Outside Linebacker
$11,500,000
61

Lane Johnson

Right Tackle
$11,252,000
62

Keenan Allen

Wide Receiver
$11,250,000
63

Michael Brockers

Defensive Tackle
$11,083,333
64

Cameron Jordan

Defensive End
$11,000,000

Emmanuel Sanders

Wide Receiver
$11,000,000

Jeremy Maclin

Wide Receiver
$11,000,000

Larry Fitzgerald

Wide Receiver
$11,000,000
68

Anthony Castonzo

Left Tackle
$10,953,000
69

Bobby Wagner

Inside Linebacker
$10,750,000
70

Geno Atkins

Defensive Tackle
$10,665,400
71

Russell Okung

Left Tackle
$10,600,000
72

Byron Maxwell

Cornerback
$10,500,000

Tavon Austin

Wide Receiver
$10,500,000

Navorro Bowman

Inside Linebacker
$10,500,000
75

Jason Peters

Left Tackle
$10,325,000
76

Jimmy Smith

Cornerback
$10,275,500
77

Mike Daniels

Defensive End
$10,250,000

Corey Liuget

Defensive Tackle
$10,250,000

Harrison Smith

Free Safety
$10,250,000
80

Allen Hurns

Wide Receiver
$10,162,500
81

Lavonte David

Outside Linebacker
$10,050,000
82

Nate Solder

Left Tackle
$10,031,000
83

Earl Thomas

Free Safety
$10,000,000

Randall Cobb

Wide Receiver
$10,000,000

Jimmy Graham

Tight End
$10,000,000

Michael Bennett

Defensive End
$10,000,000

David DeCastro

Guard
$10,000,000

Kyle Long

Guard
$10,000,000
89

Cameron Heyward

Defensive End
$9,866,667
90

Jordy Nelson

Wide Receiver
$9,762,500
91

Aqib Talib

Cornerback
$9,500,000

Devin McCourty

Free Safety
$9,500,000

Robert Alford

Cornerback
$9,500,000

Sean Smith

Cornerback
$9,500,000
95

Vinny Curry

Defensive End
$9,450,000
96

Travis Frederick

Center
$9,400,010
97

Branden Albert

Left Tackle
$9,400,000
98

Travis Kelce

Tight End
$9,368,400
99

Jordan Reed

Tight End
$9,350,000
100

Damon Harrison

Defensive Tackle
$9,250,000