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

Von Miller

Outside Linebacker
$16,500,000

Josh Norman

Cornerback
$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

Drew Brees

Quarterback
$13,000,000

Eli Manning

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

Russell Wilson

Quarterback
$12,600,000
21

Aaron Rodgers

Quarterback
$12,550,000
22

Le'Veon Bell

Running Back
$12,120,000
23

Ben Roethlisberger

Quarterback
$12,000,000
24

Olivier Vernon

Defensive End
$11,750,000
25

Julio Jones

Wide Receiver
$11,500,000
26

Richard Sherman

Cornerback
$11,431,000
27

Trent Williams

Left Tackle
$11,250,000
28

Philip Rivers

Quarterback
$11,000,000

Aqib Talib

Cornerback
$11,000,000

Larry Fitzgerald

Wide Receiver
$11,000,000
31

Alex Smith

Quarterback
$10,800,000
32

J.J. Watt

Defensive End
$10,500,000
33

A.J. Green

Wide Receiver
$10,300,000
34

Clay Matthews

Outside Linebacker
$10,100,000
35

Ndamukong Suh

Defensive Tackle
$9,985,000
36

Marcell Dareus

Defensive Tackle
$9,750,000

Patrick Peterson

Cornerback
$9,750,000
38

Duane Brown

Left Tackle
$9,400,000
39

Cordy Glenn

Left Tackle
$9,000,000

Calais Campbell

Defensive End
$9,000,000

Vontae Davis

Cornerback
$9,000,000
42

Justin Pugh

Guard
$8,821,000
43

Joe Thomas

Left Tackle
$8,800,000
44

Damon Harrison

Defensive Tackle
$8,750,000
45

Randall Cobb

Wide Receiver
$8,600,000
46

Demaryius Thomas

Wide Receiver
$8,500,000

Earl Thomas

Free Safety
$8,500,000

Byron Maxwell

Cornerback
$8,500,000
49

Alec Ogletree

Inside Linebacker
$8,369,000
50

Jordy Nelson

Wide Receiver
$8,250,000

Joe Staley

Left Tackle
$8,250,000

Ryan Kerrigan

Outside Linebacker
$8,250,000
53

Sheldon Richardson

Defensive Tackle
$8,069,000
54

Xavier Rhodes

Cornerback
$8,026,000
55

Corey Liuget

Defensive Tackle
$8,000,000

DeAndre Hopkins

Wide Receiver
$8,000,000

Mike Glennon

Quarterback
$8,000,000

Mike Iupati

Guard
$8,000,000

T.Y. Hilton

Wide Receiver
$8,000,000
60

Mike Pouncey

Center
$7,950,000
61

Jimmy Graham

Tight End
$7,900,000
62

Lane Johnson

Right Tackle
$7,750,000
63

Tyrod Taylor

Quarterback
$7,500,000

Maurkice Pouncey

Center
$7,500,000

Dontari Poe

Defensive Tackle
$7,500,000

Andrew Whitworth

Left Tackle
$7,500,000
67

Chris Harris

Cornerback
$7,400,000

Jason Witten

Tight End
$7,400,000
69

Luke Kuechly

Inside Linebacker
$7,363,324
70

Geno Atkins

Defensive Tackle
$7,300,000
71

Tyrone Crawford

Defensive End
$7,250,000
72

Cameron Jordan

Defensive End
$7,000,000

Allen Hurns

Wide Receiver
$7,000,000

Vinny Curry

Defensive End
$7,000,000

Marvin Jones

Wide Receiver
$7,000,000

Akiem Hicks

Defensive End
$7,000,000

Chandler Jones

Outside Linebacker
$7,000,000

Andrew Luck

Quarterback
$7,000,000
79

Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie

Cornerback
$6,980,000
80

Pernell McPhee

Outside Linebacker
$6,950,000
81

Cameron Wake

Defensive End
$6,875,000
82

Eric Fisher

Left Tackle
$6,857,977
83

Sharrif Floyd

Defensive Tackle
$6,757,000

Star Lotulelei

Defensive Tackle
$6,757,000
85

Emmanuel Sanders

Wide Receiver
$6,750,000

Navorro Bowman

Inside Linebacker
$6,750,000
87

Kelechi Osemele

Guard
$6,700,000
88

Bennie Logan

Defensive Tackle
$6,680,000
89

Vontaze Burfict

Outside Linebacker
$6,535,529
90

DeSean Jackson

Wide Receiver
$6,500,000

David Amerson

Cornerback
$6,500,000

Rodney Hudson

Center
$6,500,000

Jermey Parnell

Right Tackle
$6,500,000

Greg Olsen

Tight End
$6,500,000

Kareem Jackson

Cornerback
$6,500,000

Johnathan Joseph

Cornerback
$6,500,000

Brandon Graham

Defensive End
$6,500,000

Nate Solder

Left Tackle
$6,500,000

Devin McCourty

Free Safety
$6,500,000

Michael Bennett

Defensive End
$6,500,000