Salary Rankings

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

2015 Average Rankings

Player 2015 average
1

Aaron Rodgers

Quarterback
$22,000,000
2

Ben Roethlisberger

Quarterback
$21,850,000
3

Matt Ryan

Quarterback
$20,750,000
4

Joe Flacco

Quarterback
$20,100,000
5

Drew Brees

Quarterback
$20,000,000
6

Ryan Tannehill

Quarterback
$19,250,000
7

Ndamukong Suh

Defensive Tackle
$19,062,500
8

Colin Kaepernick

Quarterback
$19,000,000
9

Jay Cutler

Quarterback
$18,100,000
10

Tony Romo

Quarterback
$18,000,000
11

Matthew Stafford

Quarterback
$17,666,667
12

Peyton Manning

Quarterback
$17,000,000

Alex Smith

Quarterback
$17,000,000
14

J.J. Watt

Defensive End
$16,667,571
15

Carson Palmer

Quarterback
$16,500,000
16

Eli Manning

Quarterback
$16,250,000
17

Calvin Johnson

Wide Receiver
$16,207,143
18

Mario Williams

Defensive End
$16,000,000

Andy Dalton

Quarterback
$16,000,000
20

Gerald McCoy

Defensive Tackle
$15,866,667
21

Philip Rivers

Quarterback
$15,300,000
22

Jason Pierre-Paul

Defensive End
$14,813,000
23

Adrian Peterson

Running Back
$14,380,000
24

Robert Quinn

Defensive End
$14,253,724
25

Darrelle Revis

Cornerback
$14,024,212
26

Patrick Peterson

Cornerback
$14,010,000
27

Richard Sherman

Cornerback
$14,000,000
28

Joe Haden

Cornerback
$13,500,000
29

Clay Matthews

Inside Linebacker
$13,200,000
30

Justin Houston

Outside Linebacker
$13,195,000
31

Sam Bradford

Quarterback
$13,007,500
32

Dez Bryant

Wide Receiver
$12,823,000

Demaryius Thomas

Wide Receiver
$12,823,000
34

Charles Johnson

Defensive End
$12,666,667
35

Tyron Smith

Left Tackle
$12,200,000
36

Haloti Ngata

Defensive Tackle
$12,131,000
37

Chris Long

Defensive End
$12,050,000
38

Mike Wallace

Wide Receiver
$12,000,000

Marshawn Lynch

Running Back
$12,000,000
40

Joe Thomas

Left Tackle
$11,500,000
41

Greg Hardy

Defensive End
$11,311,600
42

Vincent Jackson

Wide Receiver
$11,111,111
43

Calais Campbell

Defensive End
$11,000,000

Larry Fitzgerald

Wide Receiver
$11,000,000

Jeremy Maclin

Wide Receiver
$11,000,000
46

Geno Atkins

Defensive Tackle
$10,665,400
47

Byron Maxwell

Cornerback
$10,500,000

Ryan Clady

Left Tackle
$10,500,000
49

Junior Galette

Outside Linebacker
$10,375,000
50

Jason Peters

Left Tackle
$10,325,000
51

Jimmy Smith

Cornerback
$10,275,500
52

Brandon Carr

Cornerback
$10,020,000
53

Brandon Marshall

Wide Receiver
$10,000,000

DeMarcus Ware

Outside Linebacker
$10,000,000

Jimmy Graham

Tight End
$10,000,000

Trent Williams

Left Tackle
$10,000,000

Earl Thomas

Safety
$10,000,000

Randall Cobb

Wide Receiver
$10,000,000

D'Brickashaw Ferguson

Left Tackle
$10,000,000
60

Jordy Nelson

Wide Receiver
$9,762,500

Andrew Whitworth

Left Tackle
$9,762,500
62

Aldon Smith

Outside Linebacker
$9,754,400
63

Johnathan Joseph

Cornerback
$9,750,000

Sam Shields

Cornerback
$9,750,000

Leon Hall

Cornerback
$9,750,000
66

Lawrence Timmons

Inside Linebacker
$9,559,150
67

Devin McCourty

Safety
$9,500,000

Aqib Talib

Cornerback
$9,500,000
69

Branden Albert

Left Tackle
$9,400,000
70

Julius Thomas

Tight End
$9,200,000
71

Brandon Flowers

Cornerback
$9,100,000
72

Jamaal Charles

Running Back
$9,050,000

Navorro Bowman

Inside Linebacker
$9,050,000
74

Vontae Davis

Cornerback
$9,000,000

Robert Mathis

Outside Linebacker
$9,000,000

Jairus Byrd

Safety
$9,000,000

Jurrell Casey

Defensive Tackle
$9,000,000

Jerry Hughes

Defensive End
$9,000,000

Rob Gronkowski

Tight End
$9,000,000

Tom Brady

Quarterback
$9,000,000
81

Mike Pouncey

Center
$8,950,000
82

Rodney Hudson

Center
$8,900,000

Duane Brown

Left Tackle
$8,900,000
84

Maurkice Pouncey

Center
$8,827,325
85

Brian Cushing

Inside Linebacker
$8,750,000
86

Arian Foster

Running Back
$8,700,000
87

Julius Peppers

Outside Linebacker
$8,666,667
88

Victor Cruz

Wide Receiver
$8,600,000
89

Logan Mankins

Guard
$8,500,000

Pierre Garcon

Wide Receiver
$8,500,000

Jared Odrick

Defensive Tackle
$8,500,000

Everson Griffen

Defensive End
$8,500,000

Kareem Jackson

Cornerback
$8,500,000

Chris Harris

Cornerback
$8,500,000
95

Alex Mack

Center
$8,400,000
96

Antonio Brown

Wide Receiver
$8,392,000
97

Eric Berry

Safety
$8,340,717
98

James Laurinaitis

Inside Linebacker
$8,300,000
99

Dashon Goldson

Safety
$8,250,000
100

Ryan Kalil

Center
$8,186,000