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

Von Miller

Outside Linebacker
$17,000,000
4

Trumaine Johnson

Cornerback
$16,742,400
5

Matthew Stafford

Quarterback
$16,500,000

Josh Norman

Cornerback
$16,500,000
7

Justin Houston

Outside Linebacker
$16,350,000
8

Brock Osweiler

Quarterback
$16,000,000
9

Matt Ryan

Quarterback
$15,750,000
10

Carson Palmer

Quarterback
$15,500,000
11

Muhammad Wilkerson

Defensive End
$14,750,000
12

Melvin Ingram

Outside Linebacker
$14,550,000
13

Tony Romo

Quarterback
$14,000,000

Sam Bradford

Quarterback
$14,000,000

Philip Rivers

Quarterback
$14,000,000
16

Malik Jackson

Defensive Tackle
$13,500,000
17

Kawann Short

Defensive Tackle
$13,468,000
18

Gerald McCoy

Defensive Tackle
$13,250,000
19

Cam Newton

Quarterback
$13,166,666
20

Andy Dalton

Quarterback
$13,100,000
21

Dez Bryant

Wide Receiver
$13,000,000

Eli Manning

Quarterback
$13,000,000

Drew Brees

Quarterback
$13,000,000
24

Janoris Jenkins

Cornerback
$12,900,000
25

Ezekiel Ansah

Defensive End
$12,734,000
26

Russell Wilson

Quarterback
$12,600,000
27

Aaron Rodgers

Quarterback
$12,550,000
28

Le'Veon Bell

Running Back
$12,120,000
29

Ben Roethlisberger

Quarterback
$12,000,000
30

Olivier Vernon

Defensive End
$11,750,000
31

Julio Jones

Wide Receiver
$11,500,000
32

Richard Sherman

Cornerback
$11,431,000
33

Trent Williams

Left Tackle
$11,250,000
34

Joe Haden

Cornerback
$11,100,000
35

Larry Fitzgerald

Wide Receiver
$11,000,000

Aqib Talib

Cornerback
$11,000,000
37

Alex Smith

Quarterback
$10,800,000
38

J.J. Watt

Defensive End
$10,500,000
39

Jason Peters

Left Tackle
$10,450,000
40

A.J. Green

Wide Receiver
$10,300,000
41

Clay Matthews

Outside Linebacker
$10,100,000
42

Ndamukong Suh

Defensive Tackle
$9,985,000
43

Jeremy Maclin

Wide Receiver
$9,750,000

Patrick Peterson

Cornerback
$9,750,000

Marcell Dareus

Defensive Tackle
$9,750,000
46

Duane Brown

Left Tackle
$9,650,000
47

Calais Campbell

Defensive End
$9,000,000

Cordy Glenn

Left Tackle
$9,000,000

Vontae Davis

Cornerback
$9,000,000
50

Branden Albert

Left Tackle
$8,875,000
51

Justin Pugh

Guard
$8,821,000
52

Joe Thomas

Left Tackle
$8,800,000
53

Damon Harrison

Defensive Tackle
$8,750,000
54

Randall Cobb

Wide Receiver
$8,600,000
55

Earl Thomas

Free Safety
$8,500,000

Demaryius Thomas

Wide Receiver
$8,500,000

Jimmy Smith

Cornerback
$8,500,000

Byron Maxwell

Cornerback
$8,500,000
59

Alec Ogletree

Outside Linebacker
$8,369,000
60

Ryan Kerrigan

Outside Linebacker
$8,250,000

Jordy Nelson

Wide Receiver
$8,250,000

Joe Staley

Left Tackle
$8,250,000
63

Sheldon Richardson

Defensive End
$8,069,000
64

Xavier Rhodes

Cornerback
$8,026,000
65

Corey Liuget

Defensive Tackle
$8,000,000

Mike Glennon

Quarterback
$8,000,000

T.Y. Hilton

Wide Receiver
$8,000,000

Mike Iupati

Guard
$8,000,000
69

Mike Pouncey

Center
$7,950,000
70

DeAndre Hopkins

Wide Receiver
$7,915,000
71

Jairus Byrd

Free Safety
$7,900,000

Jimmy Graham

Tight End
$7,900,000
73

Lane Johnson

Right Tackle
$7,750,000

Doug Baldwin

Wide Receiver
$7,750,000
75

Dontari Poe

Defensive Tackle
$7,500,000

Maurkice Pouncey

Center
$7,500,000

Andrew Whitworth

Left Tackle
$7,500,000

Tyrod Taylor

Quarterback
$7,500,000
79

Jason Witten

Tight End
$7,400,000

Chris Harris

Cornerback
$7,400,000
81

Luke Kuechly

Inside Linebacker
$7,363,324
82

Geno Atkins

Defensive Tackle
$7,300,000
83

Tyrone Crawford

Defensive Tackle
$7,250,000

Eric Decker

Wide Receiver
$7,250,000
85

Andrew Luck

Quarterback
$7,000,000

Marvin Jones

Wide Receiver
$7,000,000

Chandler Jones

Outside Linebacker
$7,000,000

Cameron Jordan

Defensive End
$7,000,000

Vinny Curry

Defensive End
$7,000,000

Allen Hurns

Wide Receiver
$7,000,000
91

Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie

Cornerback
$6,980,000
92

Pernell McPhee

Outside Linebacker
$6,950,000
93

Everson Griffen

Defensive End
$6,900,000
94

Cameron Wake

Defensive End
$6,875,000
95

Eric Fisher

Left Tackle
$6,857,977
96

Kam Chancellor

Strong Safety
$6,800,000
97

Star Lotulelei

Defensive Tackle
$6,757,000

Sharrif Floyd

Defensive Tackle
$6,757,000
99

Emmanuel Sanders

Wide Receiver
$6,750,000

Alex Mack

Center
$6,750,000