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

Defensive End
$14,550,000
13

Philip Rivers

Quarterback
$14,000,000

Sam Bradford

Quarterback
$14,000,000
15

Malik Jackson

Defensive Tackle
$13,500,000
16

Gerald McCoy

Defensive Tackle
$13,250,000
17

Cam Newton

Quarterback
$13,166,666
18

Andy Dalton

Quarterback
$13,100,000
19

Eli Manning

Quarterback
$13,000,000

Dez Bryant

Wide Receiver
$13,000,000

Drew Brees

Quarterback
$13,000,000
22

Janoris Jenkins

Cornerback
$12,900,000
23

Ezekiel Ansah

Defensive End
$12,734,000
24

Russell Wilson

Quarterback
$12,600,000
25

Aaron Rodgers

Quarterback
$12,550,000
26

Le'Veon Bell

Running Back
$12,120,000
27

Ben Roethlisberger

Quarterback
$12,000,000
28

Olivier Vernon

Defensive End
$11,750,000
29

Julio Jones

Wide Receiver
$11,500,000
30

Richard Sherman

Cornerback
$11,431,000
31

Trent Williams

Left Tackle
$11,250,000
32

Joe Haden

Cornerback
$11,100,000
33

Larry Fitzgerald

Wide Receiver
$11,000,000

Aqib Talib

Cornerback
$11,000,000
35

Alex Smith

Quarterback
$10,800,000
36

J.J. Watt

Defensive End
$10,500,000
37

Jason Peters

Left Tackle
$10,450,000
38

A.J. Green

Wide Receiver
$10,300,000
39

Clay Matthews

Outside Linebacker
$10,100,000
40

Ndamukong Suh

Defensive Tackle
$9,985,000
41

Patrick Peterson

Cornerback
$9,750,000

Marcell Dareus

Defensive Tackle
$9,750,000
43

Duane Brown

Left Tackle
$9,650,000
44

Cordy Glenn

Left Tackle
$9,000,000

Vontae Davis

Cornerback
$9,000,000

Calais Campbell

Defensive End
$9,000,000
47

Branden Albert

Left Tackle
$8,875,000
48

Justin Pugh

Guard
$8,821,000
49

Joe Thomas

Left Tackle
$8,800,000
50

Damon Harrison

Defensive Tackle
$8,750,000
51

Randall Cobb

Wide Receiver
$8,600,000
52

Byron Maxwell

Cornerback
$8,500,000

Earl Thomas

Free Safety
$8,500,000

Demaryius Thomas

Wide Receiver
$8,500,000

Jimmy Smith

Cornerback
$8,500,000
56

Alec Ogletree

Outside Linebacker
$8,369,000
57

Joe Staley

Left Tackle
$8,250,000

Jordy Nelson

Wide Receiver
$8,250,000

Ryan Kerrigan

Outside Linebacker
$8,250,000
60

Sheldon Richardson

Defensive End
$8,069,000
61

Xavier Rhodes

Cornerback
$8,026,000
62

Mike Glennon

Quarterback
$8,000,000

Mike Iupati

Guard
$8,000,000

T.Y. Hilton

Wide Receiver
$8,000,000

Corey Liuget

Defensive Tackle
$8,000,000
66

Mike Pouncey

Center
$7,950,000
67

DeAndre Hopkins

Wide Receiver
$7,915,000
68

Jimmy Graham

Tight End
$7,900,000
69

Lane Johnson

Right Tackle
$7,750,000

Doug Baldwin

Wide Receiver
$7,750,000
71

Andrew Whitworth

Left Tackle
$7,500,000

Tyrod Taylor

Quarterback
$7,500,000

Dontari Poe

Defensive Tackle
$7,500,000

Maurkice Pouncey

Center
$7,500,000
75

Jason Witten

Tight End
$7,400,000

Chris Harris

Cornerback
$7,400,000
77

Luke Kuechly

Inside Linebacker
$7,363,324
78

Geno Atkins

Defensive Tackle
$7,300,000
79

Tyrone Crawford

Defensive Tackle
$7,250,000
80

Chandler Jones

Outside Linebacker
$7,000,000

Marvin Jones

Wide Receiver
$7,000,000

Vinny Curry

Defensive End
$7,000,000

Andrew Luck

Quarterback
$7,000,000

Cameron Jordan

Defensive End
$7,000,000

Allen Hurns

Wide Receiver
$7,000,000
86

Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie

Cornerback
$6,980,000
87

Pernell McPhee

Outside Linebacker
$6,950,000
88

Everson Griffen

Defensive End
$6,900,000
89

Cameron Wake

Defensive End
$6,875,000
90

Eric Fisher

Left Tackle
$6,857,977
91

Kam Chancellor

Strong Safety
$6,800,000

Adam-Pacman Jones

Cornerback
$6,800,000
93

Sharrif Floyd

Defensive Tackle
$6,757,000

Star Lotulelei

Defensive Tackle
$6,757,000
95

Navorro Bowman

Inside Linebacker
$6,750,000

Alex Mack

Center
$6,750,000

Emmanuel Sanders

Wide Receiver
$6,750,000
98

Kelechi Osemele

Guard
$6,700,000
99

Bennie Logan

Defensive Tackle
$6,680,000
100

Alex Boone

Guard
$6,600,000