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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 (26) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Payroll 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 12.52 34,000,000
Kershaw Clayton Kershaw 33 SP Vet $23,333,334 $7,666,666 $31,000,000 $31,000,000 12.39 31,000,000
Betts Mookie Betts 28 RF Vet $17,500,000 $5,000,000 $22,500,000 $22,500,000 8.99 25,554,824
Jansen Kenley Jansen 33 RP/CL Vet $20,000,000 - $20,000,000 $20,000,000 7.99 16,000,000
Pollock A.J. Pollock 33 LF Vet $15,000,000 $3,000,000 $18,000,000 $18,000,000 7.20 12,000,000
Price David Price 35 RP Vet $32,000,000 - $32,000,000 $16,000,000 6.40 15,000,000
Turner Justin Turner 36 3B Vet $8,000,000 $4,000,000 $12,000,000 $12,000,000 4.80 17,000,000
Kelly Joe Kelly 33 RP Vet $8,500,000 - $8,500,000 $8,500,000 3.40 8,333,333
Treinen Blake Treinen 33 RP Vet $6,000,000 $2,000,000 $8,000,000 $8,000,000 3.20 8,750,000
Taylor Chris Taylor 30 2B Arb 3 $7,800,000 - $7,800,000 $7,800,000 3.12 6,700,000
Buehler Walker Buehler 26 SP Arb 1 2 $2,750,000 $1,000,000 $3,750,000 $3,750,000 1.50 4,000,000
Urias Julio Urias 24 SP Arb 1 1 $3,600,000 - $3,600,000 $3,600,000 1.44 3,600,000
Barnes Austin Barnes 31 C Arb 2 $1,500,000 $150,000 $1,650,000 $1,650,000 0.66 2,150,000
Nelson Jimmy Nelson 32 RP Vet $1,250,000 - $1,250,000 $1,250,000 0.50 1,250,000
Souza Steven Souza 32 RF Vet $1,150,000 - $1,150,000 $673,947 0.27 673,947
Smith Will Smith 26 C Pre-Arb 2 $590,500 - $590,500 $590,500 0.24 590,500
Gonsolin Anthony Gonsolin 27 RP Pre-Arb 1 $580,500 - $580,500 $580,500 0.23 580,500
Gonzalez Victor Gonzalez 25 RP Pre-Arb 3 $580,500 - $580,500 $580,500 0.23 580,500
Lux Gavin Lux 23 SS Pre-Arb 2 $580,500 - $580,500 $580,500 0.23 580,500
McKinstry Zach McKinstry 26 SS Pre-Arb 2 $573,000 - $573,000 $573,000 0.23 573,000
Beaty Matt Beaty 28 3B Pre-Arb 2 $590,500 - $590,500 $568,325 0.23 568,325
Cleavinger Garrett Cleavinger 27 SP Pre-Arb 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $493,787 0.20 493,787
Pujols Albert Pujols 41 DH Vet $570,500 - $570,500 $426,313 0.17 426,313
Bickford Phil Bickford 25 SP Pre-Arb 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $407,911 0.16 407,911
White Mitchell White 26 RP Pre-Arb 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $404,844 0.16 404,844
Burns Andy Burns 30 3B Pre-Arb 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $346,571 0.14 346,571


2021 Injured List

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

Player (10) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Bellinger Cody Bellinger
(10-day, Hamstring)
25 CF Arb 2 3 $16,100,000 - $16,100,000 $16,100,000 6.44 16,100,000
Seager Corey Seager
(10-day, Hand)
27 SS Arb 3 $13,750,000 - $13,750,000 $13,750,000 5.50 13,750,000
Muncy Max Muncy
(10-day, Oblique)
30 1B Arb 2 1 $7,500,000 $1,500,000 $9,000,000 $9,000,000 3.60 8,666,667
Knebel Corey Knebel
(60-day, Arm)
29 RP Arb 4 $5,250,000 - $5,250,000 $5,250,000 2.10 5,250,000
Kahnle Tommy Kahnle
(60-day, Elbow-tommy-john)
31 RP Arb 4 $750,000 $275,000 $1,025,000 $1,025,000 0.41 2,375,000
Alexander Scott Alexander
(60-day, Shoulder)
31 RP Arb 2 1 $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 0.40 1,000,000
Ferguson Caleb Ferguson
(60-day, Elbow-tommy-john)
24 RP Pre-Arb 2 $600,500 - $600,500 $600,500 0.24 600,500
May Dustin May
(60-day, Arm)
23 SP Pre-Arb 3 $590,500 - $590,500 $590,500 0.24 590,500
Rios Edwin Rios
(60-day, Shoulder)
27 3B Pre-Arb 2 $590,500 - $590,500 $590,500 0.24 590,500
Tsutsugo Yoshitomo Tsutsugo
(10-day, Calf)
29 OF Pre-Arb 3 $7,000,000 - $7,000,000 $432,447 0.17 432,447


2021 Suspended/Restricted

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

Player (1) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
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 (2) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Maeda Kenta Maeda 33 SP $564,000 - $564,000 $564,000 0.23 564,000
Santana Dennis Santana 25 SP $213,279 - $213,279 $213,279 0.09 213,279


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 (22) League Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Lux. Tax Salary
Graterol Brusdar Graterol 22 RP 3 $590,500 - $590,500 $209,550 209,550
Peters D.J. Peters 25 OF 2 $575,000 - $575,000 $77,275 77,275
Neuse Sheldon Neuse 26 SS 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $125,747 125,747
Raley Luke Raley 26 CF 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $110,412 110,412
Ruiz Keibert Ruiz 22 C 1 $570,500 - $570,500 $21,469 21,469
Uceta Edwin Uceta 23 SP 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $79,742 79,742
Vesia Alex Vesia 25 P 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $104,278 104,278
Carrillo Gerardo Carrillo 22 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Jackson Andre Jackson 25 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Reks Zach Reks 27 OF 3 - - -0 -0 0
Sierra Yaisel Sierra 0 SP $7,500,000 $1,000,000 $8,500,000 $8,500,000 0
Jones Nate Jones 35 RP $1,500,000 - $1,500,000 $209,690 209,690
Kickham Mike Kickham 32 RP $570,500 - $570,500 $3,067 3,067
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
Reed Jake Reed 28 P - - -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 (2) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
DiazWilman Diaz 0 SS - $2,697,500 $2,697,500 $2,697,500 1.08
GalizJesus Galiz 0 C - $812,500 $812,500 $812,500 0.32
DonconRayne Doncon 0 SS - $497,500 $497,500 $497,500 0.20


2021 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $182,731,334 $26,149,999 - $208,881,333 $191,610,031
Injured Reserve Money $53,131,500 $1,775,000 - $54,906,500 $48,338,947
Retained Salary $777,279 - - $777,279 $777,279
Deferred Salary $8,000,000 - - $8,000,000 $8,000,000
Buried Minor Salary $13,588,500 $1,000,000 - $14,588,500 $9,441,230
Total Payroll $250,228,613 $28,924,999 - $279,153,612 $250,167,487

 

2021 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $210,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $242,212,665
Estimated Player Benefits $15,500,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,500,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $260,212,665
Comp. Balance Tax Space $-50,212,665
Est. Tax Bill (30%, Surcharge 12%, Surcharge 45%) $22,059,499
Est. Payroll + Tax Bill $282,272,164