NFL Salary Rankings NFL Salary Rankings

Listing the top salaries, cap hits, cash, earnings, contracts, and bonuses, for all active NFL players.




2017 Base Rankings

Player base
1

Kirk Cousins

Quarterback
$23,943,600
2

Ryan Tannehill

Quarterback
$17,975,000
3

Trumaine Johnson

Cornerback
$16,742,400
4

Josh Norman

Cornerback
$16,500,000

Von Miller

Outside Linebacker
$16,500,000
6

Justin Houston

Outside Linebacker
$16,350,000
7

Matt Ryan

Quarterback
$15,750,000
8

Carson Palmer

Quarterback
$15,500,000
9

Muhammad Wilkerson

Defensive End
$14,750,000
10

Sam Bradford

Quarterback
$14,000,000
11

Malik Jackson

Defensive Tackle
$13,500,000
12

Gerald McCoy

Defensive Tackle
$13,250,000
13

Cam Newton

Quarterback
$13,166,666
14

Andy Dalton

Quarterback
$13,100,000
15

Eli Manning

Quarterback
$13,000,000

Drew Brees

Quarterback
$13,000,000

Dez Bryant

Wide Receiver
$13,000,000
18

Janoris Jenkins

Cornerback
$12,900,000
19

Ezekiel Ansah

Defensive End
$12,734,000
20

Aaron Rodgers

Quarterback
$12,550,000
21

Le'Veon Bell

Running Back
$12,120,000
22

Ben Roethlisberger

Quarterback
$12,000,000
23

Olivier Vernon

Defensive End
$11,750,000
24

Julio Jones

Wide Receiver
$11,500,000
25

Richard Sherman

Cornerback
$11,431,000
26

Trent Williams

Left Tackle
$11,250,000
27

Aqib Talib

Cornerback
$11,000,000

Larry Fitzgerald

Wide Receiver
$11,000,000

Philip Rivers

Quarterback
$11,000,000
30

Alex Smith

Quarterback
$10,800,000
31

J.J. Watt

Defensive End
$10,500,000
32

A.J. Green

Wide Receiver
$10,300,000
33

Clay Matthews

Outside Linebacker
$10,100,000
34

Ndamukong Suh

Defensive Tackle
$9,985,000
35

Patrick Peterson

Cornerback
$9,750,000
36

Cordy Glenn

Left Tackle
$9,000,000

Calais Campbell

Defensive End
$9,000,000
38

Justin Pugh

Guard
$8,821,000
39

Joe Thomas

Left Tackle
$8,800,000
40

Damon Harrison

Defensive Tackle
$8,750,000
41

Randall Cobb

Wide Receiver
$8,600,000
42

Demaryius Thomas

Wide Receiver
$8,500,000

Earl Thomas

Free Safety
$8,500,000
44

Jordy Nelson

Wide Receiver
$8,250,000

Ryan Kerrigan

Outside Linebacker
$8,250,000

Joe Staley

Left Tackle
$8,250,000
47

Sheldon Richardson

Defensive Tackle
$8,069,000
48

Xavier Rhodes

Cornerback
$8,026,000
49

T.Y. Hilton

Wide Receiver
$8,000,000

Mike Iupati

Guard
$8,000,000

Mike Glennon

Quarterback
$8,000,000

Corey Liuget

Defensive Tackle
$8,000,000

DeAndre Hopkins

Wide Receiver
$8,000,000
54

Mike Pouncey

Center
$7,950,000
55

Jimmy Graham

Tight End
$7,900,000
56

Lane Johnson

Right Tackle
$7,750,000
57

Tyrod Taylor

Quarterback
$7,500,000

Dontari Poe

Defensive Tackle
$7,500,000

Andrew Whitworth

Left Tackle
$7,500,000

Maurkice Pouncey

Center
$7,500,000
61

Chris Harris

Cornerback
$7,400,000

Jason Witten

Tight End
$7,400,000
63

Luke Kuechly

Inside Linebacker
$7,363,324
64

Geno Atkins

Defensive Tackle
$7,300,000
65

Tyrone Crawford

Defensive End
$7,250,000
66

Andrew Luck

Quarterback
$7,000,000

Chandler Jones

Outside Linebacker
$7,000,000

Akiem Hicks

Defensive End
$7,000,000

Vinny Curry

Defensive End
$7,000,000

Cameron Jordan

Defensive End
$7,000,000

Marvin Jones

Wide Receiver
$7,000,000

Allen Hurns

Wide Receiver
$7,000,000
73

Pernell McPhee

Outside Linebacker
$6,950,000
74

Cameron Wake

Defensive End
$6,875,000
75

Eric Fisher

Left Tackle
$6,857,977
76

Sharrif Floyd

Defensive Tackle
$6,757,000

Star Lotulelei

Defensive Tackle
$6,757,000
78

Emmanuel Sanders

Wide Receiver
$6,750,000
79

Kelechi Osemele

Guard
$6,700,000
80

Bennie Logan

Defensive Tackle
$6,680,000
81

Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie

Cornerback
$6,569,412
82

Vontaze Burfict

Outside Linebacker
$6,535,529
83

David Amerson

Cornerback
$6,500,000

Rodney Hudson

Center
$6,500,000

Nate Solder

Left Tackle
$6,500,000

Devin McCourty

Free Safety
$6,500,000

Jared Veldheer

Right Tackle
$6,500,000

DeSean Jackson

Wide Receiver
$6,500,000

Brandon Graham

Defensive End
$6,500,000

Kareem Jackson

Cornerback
$6,500,000

Johnathan Joseph

Cornerback
$6,500,000

Jermey Parnell

Right Tackle
$6,500,000

Greg Olsen

Tight End
$6,500,000
94

Russell Wilson

Quarterback
$6,340,000
95

Kyle Williams

Defensive Tackle
$6,300,000
96

Michael Crabtree

Wide Receiver
$6,250,000

Kyle Long

Guard
$6,250,000

DeMarco Murray

Running Back
$6,250,000
99

Brian Orakpo

Outside Linebacker
$6,200,000

Riley Reiff

Left Tackle
$6,200,000