Salary Rankings

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

2015 Cash Rankings

Player 2015 cash
1

Ben Roethlisberger

Quarterback
$35,250,000
2

Cam Newton

Quarterback
$31,000,000
3

Clayton Kershaw

Starting Pitcher
$30,000,000

Jon Lester

Starting Pitcher
$30,000,000

Andrew Bogut

Center
$30,000,000
6

Justin Verlander

Starting Pitcher
$28,000,000
7

Ndamukong Suh

Defensive Tackle
$26,500,000
8

Cliff Lee

Starting Pitcher
$25,000,000

Kobe Bryant

Shooting Guard
$25,000,000

Ryan Howard

1st Base
$25,000,000
11

Joe Johnson

Shooting Guard
$24,894,863
12

Felix Hernandez

Starting Pitcher
$24,000,000

Albert Pujols

1st Base
$24,000,000

Prince Fielder

1st Base
$24,000,000

Robinson Cano

2nd Base
$24,000,000
16

Matt Ryan

Quarterback
$23,500,000
17

C.C. Sabathia

Starting Pitcher
$23,000,000

Zack Greinke

Starting Pitcher
$23,000,000

Joe Mauer

1st Base
$23,000,000
20

Carmelo Anthony

Small Forward
$22,875,000
21

Cole Hamels

Starting Pitcher
$22,500,000

Mark Teixeira

1st Base
$22,500,000
23

Dwight Howard

Center
$22,359,364
24

Chris Bosh

Center
$22,192,730
25

Hanley Ramirez

Left Field
$22,000,000

Masahiro Tanaka

Starting Pitcher
$22,000,000

Miguel Cabrera

1st Base
$22,000,000

Jose Reyes

Shortstop
$22,000,000
29

Chris Paul

Point Guard
$21,468,696
30

Jacoby Ellsbury

Center Field
$21,142,857
31

Deron Williams

Point Guard
$21,042,800
32

Alex Rodriguez

Designated Hitter
$21,000,000

Matt Kemp

Right Field
$21,000,000

Adrian Gonzalez

1st Base
$21,000,000

Jayson Werth

Right Field
$21,000,000
36

Carl Crawford

Left Field
$20,500,000

Jay Cutler

Quarterback
$20,500,000
38

Kevin Durant

Small Forward
$20,158,622
39

Derrick Rose

Point Guard
$20,093,064
40

Pablo Sandoval

3rd Base
$20,000,000

David Wright

3rd Base
$20,000,000

Matt Cain

Starting Pitcher
$20,000,000

Troy Tulowitzki

Shortstop
$20,000,000
44

J.J. Watt

Defensive End
$19,969,000
45

David Price

Starting Pitcher
$19,750,000
46

Adam Wainwright

Starting Pitcher
$19,500,000
47

Drew Brees

Quarterback
$19,000,000

Mark Buehrle

Starting Pitcher
$19,000,000
49

Blake Griffin

Power Forward
$18,907,725
50

Hunter Pence

Right Field
$18,500,000
51

Jered Weaver

Starting Pitcher
$18,000,000

C.J. Wilson

Starting Pitcher
$18,000,000

Tim Lincecum

Starting Pitcher
$18,000,000

Andre Ethier

Right Field
$18,000,000
55

Eli Manning

Quarterback
$17,500,000
56

Paul George

Small Forward
$17,120,106
57

Elvis Andrus

Shortstop
$17,000,000

Brian McCann

Catcher
$17,000,000

Brandon McCarthy

Starting Pitcher
$17,000,000

Matt Holliday

Left Field
$17,000,000

Tony Romo

Quarterback
$17,000,000
62

Cameron Jordan

Defensive End
$16,969,000
63

Russell Westbrook

Point Guard
$16,744,218
64

Jordan Zimmermann

Starting Pitcher
$16,500,000

Buster Posey

Catcher
$16,500,000
66

Mike Napoli

1st Base
$16,000,000

Ian Kinsler

2nd Base
$16,000,000

Carlos Gonzalez

Right Field
$16,000,000

David Ortiz

Designated Hitter
$16,000,000

Anibal Sanchez

Starting Pitcher
$16,000,000

Curtis Granderson

Right Field
$16,000,000

Adrian Beltre

3rd Base
$16,000,000

Darrelle Revis

Cornerback
$16,000,000

LeSean McCoy

Running Back
$16,000,000
75

Yasmany Tomas

3rd Base
$15,879,781
76

DeMarcus Cousins

Center
$15,851,950

John Wall

Point Guard
$15,851,950
78

Kyrie Irving

Point Guard
$15,800,000
79

Robert Quinn

Defensive End
$15,788,756
80

Dante Fowler Jr.

Outside Linebacker
$15,778,820
81

James Harden

Shooting Guard
$15,756,438
82

Philip Rivers

Quarterback
$15,750,000
83

Eric Gordon

Shooting Guard
$15,514,031

Roy Hibbert

Center
$15,514,031
85

Klay Thompson

Shooting Guard
$15,501,000
86

David Lee

Power Forward
$15,493,680
87

Gordon Hayward

Shooting Guard
$15,409,570
88

Chandler Parsons

Small Forward
$15,361,500
89

Amari Cooper

Wide Receiver
$15,177,266
90

Julius Thomas

Tight End
$15,100,000

Randall Cobb

Wide Receiver
$15,100,000
92

Chase Utley

2nd Base
$15,000,000

Rob Gronkowski

Tight End
$15,000,000

Nelson Cruz

Designated Hitter
$15,000,000

Max Scherzer

Starting Pitcher
$15,000,000

Jhonny Peralta

Shortstop
$15,000,000

Carlos Beltran

Right Field
$15,000,000

Peyton Manning

Quarterback
$15,000,000

Nick Swisher

Designated Hitter
$15,000,000

Yadier Molina

Catcher
$15,000,000