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

Jon Lester

Starting Pitcher
$30,000,000

Clayton Kershaw

Starting Pitcher
$30,000,000
4

Justin Verlander

Starting Pitcher
$28,000,000
5

Shea Weber

Defenseman
$27,000,000
6

Ndamukong Suh

Defensive Tackle
$26,500,000
7

Cliff Lee

Starting Pitcher
$25,000,000

Ryan Howard

1st Base
$25,000,000

Kobe Bryant

Shooting Guard
$25,000,000
10

Joe Johnson

Shooting Guard
$24,894,863
11

Prince Fielder

1st Base
$24,000,000

Robinson Cano

2nd Base
$24,000,000

Albert Pujols

1st Base
$24,000,000

Felix Hernandez

Starting Pitcher
$24,000,000
15

Matt Ryan

Quarterback
$23,500,000
16

Josh Hamilton

Left Field
$23,000,000

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

Masahiro Tanaka

Starting Pitcher
$22,000,000

Hanley Ramirez

Shortstop
$22,000,000

Jose Reyes

Shortstop
$22,000,000

Miguel Cabrera

1st Base
$22,000,000
29

LeBron James

Small Forward
$21,573,398
30

Chris Paul

Point Guard
$21,468,696
31

Jacoby Ellsbury

Center Field
$21,142,857
32

Deron Williams

Point Guard
$21,042,800
33

Adrian Gonzalez

1st Base
$21,000,000

Matt Kemp

Center Field
$21,000,000

Jayson Werth

Right Field
$21,000,000

Alex Rodriguez

3rd Base
$21,000,000
37

Jay Cutler

Quarterback
$20,500,000

Carl Crawford

Left Field
$20,500,000
39

Kevin Durant

Small Forward
$20,158,622
40

Derrick Rose

Point Guard
$20,093,064
41

David Wright

3rd Base
$20,000,000

Troy Tulowitzki

Shortstop
$20,000,000

Pablo Sandoval

3rd Base
$20,000,000

Matt Cain

Starting Pitcher
$20,000,000
45

J.J. Watt

Defensive End
$19,969,000
46

David Price

Starting Pitcher
$19,750,000
47

Adam Wainwright

Starting Pitcher
$19,500,000
48

Mark Buehrle

Starting Pitcher
$19,000,000

Drew Brees

Quarterback
$19,000,000
50

Blake Griffin

Power Forward
$18,907,725
51

Hunter Pence

Right Field
$18,500,000
52

Andre Ethier

Right Field
$18,000,000

Jered Weaver

Starting Pitcher
$18,000,000

Tim Lincecum

Starting Pitcher
$18,000,000

C.J. Wilson

Starting Pitcher
$18,000,000
56

Eli Manning

Quarterback
$17,500,000
57

Paul George

Small Forward
$17,120,106
58

Elvis Andrus

Shortstop
$17,000,000

Brian McCann

Catcher
$17,000,000

Matt Holliday

Left Field
$17,000,000

Brandon McCarthy

Starting Pitcher
$17,000,000

Tony Romo

Quarterback
$17,000,000
63

Brook Lopez

Center
$16,744,219

Kevin Love

Power Forward
$16,744,219
65

Russell Westbrook

Point Guard
$16,744,218
66

Jordan Zimmermann

Starting Pitcher
$16,500,000

Buster Posey

Catcher
$16,500,000
68

Dwyane Wade

Shooting Guard
$16,125,000
69

Yasmany Tomas

Right Field
$16,000,000

Mike Napoli

1st Base
$16,000,000

David Ortiz

Designated Hitter
$16,000,000

LeSean McCoy

Running Back
$16,000,000

Darrelle Revis

Cornerback
$16,000,000

Adrian Beltre

3rd Base
$16,000,000

Anibal Sanchez

Starting Pitcher
$16,000,000

Ian Kinsler

2nd Base
$16,000,000

Curtis Granderson

Center Field
$16,000,000

Carlos Gonzalez

Left Field
$16,000,000
79

John Wall

Point Guard
$15,851,950

DeMarcus Cousins

Center
$15,851,950
81

Robert Quinn

Defensive End
$15,788,756
82

James Harden

Shooting Guard
$15,756,438
83

Philip Rivers

Quarterback
$15,750,000
84

Roy Hibbert

Center
$15,514,031

Eric Gordon

Shooting Guard
$15,514,031
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

Julius Thomas

Tight End
$15,100,000

Randall Cobb

Wide Receiver
$15,100,000
91

Jhonny Peralta

Shortstop
$15,000,000

Peyton Manning

Quarterback
$15,000,000

Nelson Cruz

Right Field
$15,000,000

Carlos Beltran

Right Field
$15,000,000

Max Scherzer

Starting Pitcher
$15,000,000

Yadier Molina

Catcher
$15,000,000

Nick Swisher

1st Base
$15,000,000

Rob Gronkowski

Tight End
$15,000,000

Chase Utley

2nd Base
$15,000,000
100

Jason Pierre-Paul

Defensive End
$14,813,000