Los Angeles Dodgers

Los Angeles Dodgers 2021 Payroll

Dodgers 2021 Payroll

An updated look at the Los Angeles Dodgers 2021 payroll table, including base pay, bonuses, options, & tax allocations.

 

Dodgers – The Athletic

Player Option
Club Option
Mutual Option
Qual. Offer
Estimate
Active Players (28) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Payroll Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Kershaw Clayton Kershaw 33 SP Vet $23,333,334 $7,666,666 $31,000,000 $31,000,000 11.60 31,000,000
Betts Mookie Betts 28 RF Vet $17,500,000 $5,000,000 $22,500,000 $22,500,000 8.42 25,554,824
Jansen Kenley Jansen 33 RP/CL Vet $20,000,000 - $20,000,000 $20,000,000 7.48 16,000,000
Pollock A.J. Pollock 33 LF Vet $15,000,000 $3,000,000 $18,000,000 $18,000,000 6.74 12,000,000
Price David Price 35 SP Vet $32,000,000 - $32,000,000 $16,000,000 5.99 15,000,000
Seager Corey Seager 27 SS Arb 3 $13,750,000 - $13,750,000 $13,750,000 5.15 13,750,000
Turner Justin Turner 36 3B Vet $8,000,000 $4,000,000 $12,000,000 $12,000,000 4.49 17,000,000
Muncy Max Muncy 30 1B Arb 2 1 $7,500,000 $1,500,000 $9,000,000 $9,000,000 3.37 8,666,667
Kelly Joe Kelly 33 RP Vet $8,500,000 - $8,500,000 $8,500,000 3.18 8,333,333
Treinen Blake Treinen 33 RP Vet $6,000,000 $2,000,000 $8,000,000 $8,000,000 2.99 8,750,000
Taylor Chris Taylor 30 2B Arb 3 $7,800,000 - $7,800,000 $7,800,000 2.92 6,700,000
Knebel Corey Knebel 29 RP Arb 4 $5,250,000 - $5,250,000 $5,250,000 1.96 5,250,000
Turner Trea Turner 28 SS Arb 3 2 $13,000,000 - $13,000,000 $4,567,568 1.71 4,567,568
Buehler Walker Buehler 26 SP Arb 1 2 $2,750,000 $1,000,000 $3,750,000 $3,750,000 1.40 4,000,000
Urias Julio Urias 24 SP Arb 1 1 $3,600,000 - $3,600,000 $3,600,000 1.35 3,600,000
Barnes Austin Barnes 31 C Arb 2 $1,500,000 $150,000 $1,650,000 $1,650,000 0.62 2,150,000
Smith Will Smith 26 C Pre-Arb 2 $590,500 - $590,500 $590,500 0.22 590,500
Gonsolin Anthony Gonsolin 27 RP Pre-Arb 1 $580,500 - $580,500 $580,500 0.22 580,500
Lux Gavin Lux 23 SS Pre-Arb 2 $580,500 - $580,500 $533,691 0.20 533,691
Beaty Matt Beaty 28 3B Pre-Arb 2 $590,500 - $590,500 $523,875 0.20 523,875
Graterol Brusdar Graterol 22 RP Pre-Arb 3 $590,500 - $590,500 $434,975 0.16 434,975
Pujols Albert Pujols 41 DH Vet $570,500 - $570,500 $426,313 0.16 426,313
Bickford Phil Bickford 25 RP Pre-Arb 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $407,911 0.15 407,911
Vesia Alex Vesia 25 RP Pre-Arb 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $368,040 0.14 368,040
Bruihl Justin Bruihl 24 RP Pre-Arb $570,500 - $570,500 $171,752 0.06 171,752
Raley Luke Raley 26 CF Pre-Arb 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $168,685 0.06 168,685
Phillips Evan Phillips 26 RP Pre-Arb 1 $570,500 - $570,500 $144,149 0.05 144,149
Scherzer Max Scherzer 36 SP Vet $27,360,623 $7,142,857 $34,603,480 -0 0.00 10,025,857


2021 Injured List

Salaries from players who have been placed on the injured list, still counting against the payroll.

Player (12) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Bellinger Cody Bellinger
(10-day, Ribs)
25 CF Arb 2 3 $16,100,000 - $16,100,000 $16,100,000 6.03 16,100,000
Duffy Danny Duffy
(60-day, Arm)
32 SP Vet $15,500,000 - $15,500,000 $5,529,730 2.07 5,529,730
Nelson Jimmy Nelson
(60-day, Back)
32 RP Vet $1,250,000 - $1,250,000 $1,250,000 0.47 1,250,000
Kahnle Tommy Kahnle
(60-day, Elbow-tommy-john)
31 RP Arb 4 $750,000 $275,000 $1,025,000 $1,025,000 0.38 2,375,000
Alexander Scott Alexander
(60-day, Shoulder)
31 RP Arb 2 1 $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 0.37 1,000,000
Hamels Cole Hamels
(60-day, Shoulder)
37 SP Vet $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 0.37 1,000,000
Ferguson Caleb Ferguson
(60-day, Elbow-tommy-john)
24 RP Pre-Arb 2 $600,500 - $600,500 $600,500 0.22 600,500
May Dustin May
(60-day, Arm)
23 SP Pre-Arb 3 $590,500 - $590,500 $590,500 0.22 590,500
Rios Edwin Rios
(60-day, Shoulder)
27 3B Pre-Arb 2 $590,500 - $590,500 $590,500 0.22 590,500
Cleavinger Garrett Cleavinger
(60-day, Oblique)
27 SP Pre-Arb 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $472,318 0.18 472,318
Sherfy Jimmie Sherfy
(60-day, Elbow)
29 RP Arb 1 $570,500 - $570,500 $242,293 0.09 242,293
McKinney Billy McKinney
(10-day, Hip)
26 OF Pre-Arb 1 $578,100 - $578,100 $229,992 0.09 229,992


2021 Suspended/Restricted

Salaries from players who have been suspended/restricted, still counting against the payroll.

Player (2) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Bauer Trevor Bauer 30 SP Vet $28,000,000 $3,333,333 $31,333,333 $31,333,333 11.73 34,000,000
Toles Andrew Toles 29 RF Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 0


2021 Retained Salaries

Leftover salaries from players who have been traded or released, or buyouts for declined options.

Player (12) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Maeda Kenta Maeda 33 SP $563,500 - $563,500 $563,500 0.21 563,500
Nelson Jimmy Nelson 32 RP $500,000 - $500,000 $500,000 0.19 -
Gray Josiah Gray 23 P $230,025 - $230,025 $230,025 0.09 230,025
Santana Dennis Santana 25 SP $213,279 - $213,279 $213,279 0.08 213,279
Jones Nate Jones 35 RP $209,690 - $209,690 $209,690 0.08 209,690
Souza Steven Souza 32 RF $123,660 - $123,660 $123,660 0.05 123,660
Peters D.J. Peters 25 OF $77,275 - $77,275 $77,275 0.03 77,275
Reed Jake Reed 28 P $39,871 - $39,871 $39,871 0.01 39,871
Burns Andy Burns 30 3B $33,737 - $33,737 $33,737 0.01 33,737
Greene Conner Greene 26 P $24,536 - $24,536 $24,536 0.01 24,536
Ruiz Keibert Ruiz 22 C $21,469 - $21,469 $21,469 0.01 21,469
Chargois J.T. Chargois 30 RP $12,268 - $12,268 $12,268 0.00 12,268


2021 Deferred Salaries

Salaries for players who had salaries deferred to the current year. We are NOT counting these against the active payroll.

Player (1) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Kazmir Scott Kazmir 37 SP $8,000,000 - $8,000,000 $8,000,000


2021 Minor/In the System

Salaries from players currently in the system. denotes a buried salary that counts against the payroll.

Player (27) League Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Lux. Tax Salary
Gonzalez Victor Gonzalez 25 RP 3 $580,500 - $580,500 $458,787 458,787
McKinstry Zach McKinstry 26 SS 2 $573,000 - $573,000 $406,692 406,692
Bemboom Anthony Bemboom 31 C 1 $570,500 - $570,500 $570,500 570,500
Jackson Andre Jackson 25 RP 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $9,201 9,201
Neuse Sheldon Neuse 26 SS 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $141,082 141,082
Nunez Darien Nunez 28 RP $570,500 - $570,500 $82,809 82,809
Reks Zach Reks 27 OF 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $42,938 42,938
Uceta Edwin Uceta 23 RP 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $190,154 190,154
Vasquez Andrew Vasquez 27 RP 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $12,268 12,268
White Mitchell White 26 RP 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $153,350 153,350
Sierra Yaisel Sierra 0 SP $7,500,000 $1,000,000 $8,500,000 $8,500,000 0
Tsutsugo Yoshitomo Tsutsugo 29 OF 3 $7,000,000 - $7,000,000 $5,297,297 5,297,297
Feliz Neftali Feliz 33 RP $570,500 - $570,500 $33,737 33,737
Greene Shane Greene 32 RP $570,500 - $570,500 $101,211 101,211
Kickham Mike Kickham 32 RP $570,500 - $570,500 $3,067 3,067
Meisinger Ryan Meisinger 27 RP 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $3,067 3,067
Quackenbush Kevin Quackenbush 32 RP $570,500 - $570,500 $15,335 15,335
Ramirez Yefry Ramirez 27 RP $570,500 - $570,500 $6,134 6,134
Souza Steven Souza 32 RF $570,500 - $570,500 $18,402 18,402
Asuaje Carlos Asuaje 29 2B 1 $2,021 - $2,021 $2,021 0
Pazos James Pazos 30 RP $2,021 - $2,021 $2,021 0
Davidson Matt Davidson 30 DH - - -0 -0 0
Federowicz Tim Federowicz 33 C - - -0 -0 0
Morrow Brandon Morrow 36 RP - - -0 -0 0
Romero Enny Romero 30 RP - - -0 -0 0
Soto Elliot Soto 31 SS 3 - - -0 -0 0
Stewart Brock Stewart 29 RP - - -0 -0 0


2021 Signing Bonus

Does not count against team payroll.

Player (12) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
DiazWilman Diaz 0 SS - $2,697,500 $2,697,500 $2,697,500 1.01
BrunsMaddux Bruns 19 P - $2,197,500 $2,197,500 $2,197,500 0.82
HeubeckPeter Heubeck 18 P - $1,272,000 $1,272,000 $1,272,000 0.48
GalizJesus Galiz 0 C - $812,500 $812,500 $812,500 0.30
DonconRayne Doncon 0 SS - $497,500 $497,500 $497,500 0.19
NastriniNick Nastrini 21 P - $497,500 $497,500 $497,500 0.19
CaspariusBen Casparius 22 P - $247,500 $247,500 $247,500 0.09
SheehanEmmet Sheehan 21 P - $244,500 $244,500 $244,500 0.09
HarrisBen Harris 21 P - $197,500 $197,500 $197,500 0.07
SubletteRyan Sublette 22 P - $147,500 $147,500 $147,500 0.06
EmmettGabe Emmett 20 P - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.05
JeffreyMadison Jeffrey 21 P - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.05
KeithDamon Keith 21 OF - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.05
KnowlesAntonio Knowles 21 P - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.05
KoppRonan Kopp 18 P - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.05
LeasureJordan Leasure 22 P - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.05
HobbsMichael Hobbs 21 P - $2,500 $2,500 $2,500 0.00
LockhartLael Lockhart 23 P - $2,500 $2,500 $2,500 0.00


2021 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $219,199,457 $31,459,523 $100,000 $250,758,980 $189,717,959
Injured Reserve Money $39,100,600 $275,000 - $39,375,600 $28,630,833
Suspended/Restricted Money $28,000,000 $3,333,333 - $31,333,333 $31,333,333
Retained Salary $2,049,310 - - $2,049,310 $2,049,310
Deferred Salary $8,000,000 - - $8,000,000 $8,000,000
Buried Minor Salary $23,640,500 $1,000,000 - $24,640,500 $15,475,531
Total Payroll $311,989,867 $36,067,856 $100,000 $348,157,723 $267,206,966

 

2021 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $210,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $235,774,814
Estimated Player Benefits $15,500,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,250,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $253,524,814
Comp. Balance Tax Space $-43,524,814
Est. Tax Bill (30%, Surcharge 12%, Surcharge 45%) $17,043,611
Est. Payroll + Tax Bill $270,568,425