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

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

Fletcher Cox

Defensive Tackle
$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

Josh Norman

Cornerback
$15,000,000

A.J. Green

Wide Receiver
$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

Malik Jackson

Defensive End
$14,250,000
37

Von Miller

Outside Linebacker
$14,129,000
38

Darrelle Revis

Cornerback
$14,024,212
39

Patrick Peterson

Cornerback
$14,010,000
40

Richard Sherman

Cornerback
$14,000,000

Dez Bryant

Wide Receiver
$14,000,000

Adrian Peterson

Running Back
$14,000,000

Demaryius Thomas

Wide Receiver
$14,000,000
44

Trumaine Johnson

Cornerback
$13,952,000
45

Trent Williams

Left Tackle
$13,600,000
46

Joe Haden

Cornerback
$13,500,000
47

Clay Matthews

Inside Linebacker
$13,200,000
48

T.Y. Hilton

Wide Receiver
$13,000,000
49

Janoris Jenkins

Cornerback
$12,500,000
50

Luke Kuechly

Inside Linebacker
$12,360,313
51

Nick Foles

Quarterback
$12,270,000
52

Tyron Smith

Left Tackle
$12,200,000
53

Cordy Glenn

Left Tackle
$12,000,000
54

Kelechi Osemele

Guard
$11,700,000
55

Ryan Kerrigan

Outside Linebacker
$11,500,000

Joe Thomas

Left Tackle
$11,500,000
57

Lane Johnson

Right Tackle
$11,252,000
58

Keenan Allen

Wide Receiver
$11,250,000
59

Vincent Jackson

Wide Receiver
$11,111,111
60

Larry Fitzgerald

Wide Receiver
$11,000,000

Jeremy Maclin

Wide Receiver
$11,000,000

Cameron Jordan

Defensive End
$11,000,000

Calais Campbell

Defensive End
$11,000,000
64

Anthony Castonzo

Left Tackle
$10,953,000
65

Eric Berry

Free Safety
$10,806,000
66

Bobby Wagner

Inside Linebacker
$10,750,000
67

Geno Atkins

Defensive Tackle
$10,665,400
68

Russell Okung

Left Tackle
$10,600,000
69

Byron Maxwell

Cornerback
$10,500,000
70

Jason Peters

Left Tackle
$10,325,000
71

Jimmy Smith

Cornerback
$10,275,500
72

Corey Liuget

Defensive Tackle
$10,250,000

Harrison Smith

Free Safety
$10,250,000

Mike Daniels

Defensive End
$10,250,000
75

Allen Hurns

Wide Receiver
$10,162,500
76

Lavonte David

Outside Linebacker
$10,050,000
77

Nate Solder

Left Tackle
$10,031,000
78

Brandon Carr

Cornerback
$10,020,000
79

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
84

Cameron Heyward

Defensive End
$9,866,667
85

Jordy Nelson

Wide Receiver
$9,762,500
86

Sam Shields

Cornerback
$9,750,000
87

Lawrence Timmons

Inside Linebacker
$9,559,150
88

Sean Smith

Cornerback
$9,500,000

Devin McCourty

Free Safety
$9,500,000

Aqib Talib

Cornerback
$9,500,000
91

Vinny Curry

Defensive End
$9,450,000
92

Branden Albert

Left Tackle
$9,400,000
93

Travis Kelce

Tight End
$9,368,400
94

Jordan Reed

Tight End
$9,350,000
95

Damon Harrison

Defensive Tackle
$9,250,000

Bruce Irvin

Outside Linebacker
$9,250,000
97

Julius Thomas

Tight End
$9,200,000
98

Derek Wolfe

Defensive End
$9,175,000
99

Brandon Flowers

Cornerback
$9,100,000
100

Navorro Bowman

Inside Linebacker
$9,050,000