NFL Salary Rankings NFL Salary Rankings

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

2018 Base Rankings

Player base
1

Kirk Cousins

Quarterback
$22,500,000
2

Aaron Rodgers

Quarterback
$19,800,000
3

Ezekiel Ansah

Defensive End
$17,143,000

DeMarcus Lawrence

Defensive End
$17,143,000
5

Russell Wilson

Quarterback
$15,500,000
6

Calais Campbell

Defensive End
$15,000,000
7

Justin Houston

Outside Linebacker
$14,750,000
8

Le'Veon Bell

Running Back
$14,544,000
9

Cam Newton

Quarterback
$14,500,000
10

Tom Brady

Quarterback
$14,000,000

Ndamukong Suh

Defensive Tackle
$14,000,000
12

Khalil Mack

Defensive End
$13,846,000
13

Andy Dalton

Quarterback
$13,700,000
14

Josh Norman

Cornerback
$13,500,000

Malik Jackson

Defensive Tackle
$13,500,000
16

Alex Smith

Quarterback
$13,000,000

A.J. Bouye

Cornerback
$13,000,000
18

Olivier Vernon

Defensive End
$12,750,000
19

Chandler Jones

Outside Linebacker
$12,500,000

Kawann Short

Defensive Tackle
$12,500,000

DeAndre Hopkins

Wide Receiver
$12,500,000
22

Jake Matthews

Left Tackle
$12,496,000
23

Anthony Barr

Outside Linebacker
$12,306,000

Jadeveon Clowney

Outside Linebacker
$12,306,000
25

Gerald McCoy

Defensive Tackle
$12,250,000
26

Andrew Luck

Quarterback
$12,000,000

Russell Okung

Left Tackle
$12,000,000

Ben Roethlisberger

Quarterback
$12,000,000

Joe Flacco

Quarterback
$12,000,000
30

Fletcher Cox

Defensive Tackle
$11,500,000
31

LaMarcus Joyner

Free Safety
$11,287,000
32

Melvin Ingram

Outside Linebacker
$11,250,000

Jason Pierre-Paul

Defensive End
$11,250,000
34

Eric Fisher

Left Tackle
$11,150,000
35

Larry Fitzgerald

Wide Receiver
$11,000,000

Patrick Peterson

Cornerback
$11,000,000

T.Y. Hilton

Wide Receiver
$11,000,000

DeSean Jackson

Wide Receiver
$11,000,000

J.J. Watt

Defensive End
$11,000,000

Aqib Talib

Cornerback
$11,000,000
41

Janoris Jenkins

Cornerback
$10,900,000
42

Jamie Collins

Outside Linebacker
$10,650,000
43

Jurrell Casey

Defensive Tackle
$10,600,000
44

A.J. Green

Wide Receiver
$10,550,000
45

Julio Jones

Wide Receiver
$10,500,000

Eli Manning

Quarterback
$10,500,000
47

Clay Matthews

Outside Linebacker
$10,400,000

Xavier Rhodes

Cornerback
$10,400,000
49

Robert Quinn

Outside Linebacker
$10,333,301
50

Drew Brees

Quarterback
$10,200,000

Terron Armstead

Left Tackle
$10,200,000
52

Logan Ryan

Cornerback
$10,000,000

Tyron Smith

Left Tackle
$10,000,000

Bobby Wagner

Inside Linebacker
$10,000,000

Philip Rivers

Quarterback
$10,000,000

Trent Williams

Left Tackle
$10,000,000

Tyrod Taylor

Quarterback
$10,000,000

Kevin Zeitler

Guard
$10,000,000
59

Marcell Dareus

Defensive Tackle
$9,925,000
60

Duane Brown

Left Tackle
$9,750,000
61

Kelechi Osemele

Guard
$9,700,000
62

Matthew Stafford

Quarterback
$9,500,000
63

Taylor Lewan

Left Tackle
$9,341,000

Zack Martin

Guard
$9,341,000

Ja'Wuan James

Right Tackle
$9,341,000
66

Cordy Glenn

Left Tackle
$9,250,000

Geno Atkins

Defensive Tackle
$9,250,000
68

Riley Reiff

Left Tackle
$9,100,000
69

Robert Alford

Cornerback
$9,000,000

Cameron Heyward

Defensive End
$9,000,000

Joe Haden

Cornerback
$9,000,000

Ryan Kerrigan

Outside Linebacker
$9,000,000

Brandon Linder

Center
$9,000,000

Jimmy Smith

Cornerback
$9,000,000
75

Eric Berry

Free Safety
$8,900,000
76

Lavonte David

Outside Linebacker
$8,750,000
77

Deone Bucannon

Inside Linebacker
$8,718,000

Dee Ford

Outside Linebacker
$8,718,000

C.J. Mosley

Inside Linebacker
$8,718,000
80

Cameron Jordan

Defensive End
$8,650,000
81

Malcolm Jenkins

Free Safety
$8,600,000

Randall Cobb

Wide Receiver
$8,600,000
83

Darqueze Dennard

Cornerback
$8,526,000

Jason Verrett

Cornerback
$8,526,000

Bradley Roby

Cornerback
$8,526,000

Jimmie Ward

Free Safety
$8,526,000
87

Stephon Gilmore

Cornerback
$8,500,000

Earl Thomas

Free Safety
$8,500,000

Desmond Trufant

Cornerback
$8,500,000

Alex Mack

Center
$8,500,000

Demaryius Thomas

Wide Receiver
$8,500,000
92

Kelvin Benjamin

Wide Receiver
$8,459,000

Brandin Cooks

Wide Receiver
$8,459,000

Odell Beckham, Jr.

Wide Receiver
$8,459,000
95

Mike Evans

Wide Receiver
$8,258,000
96

Doug Baldwin

Wide Receiver
$8,250,000

Jordan Reed

Tight End
$8,250,000

Emmanuel Sanders

Wide Receiver
$8,250,000
99

Joe Staley

Left Tackle
$8,025,000
100

T.J. Lang

Guard
$8,000,000