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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 (27) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Payroll Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Betts Mookie Betts 28 RF Vet $17,500,000 $5,000,000 $22,500,000 $22,500,000 8.46 25,554,824
Jansen Kenley Jansen 33 RP/CL Vet $20,000,000 - $20,000,000 $20,000,000 7.52 16,000,000
Pollock A.J. Pollock 33 LF Vet $15,000,000 $3,000,000 $18,000,000 $18,000,000 6.77 12,000,000
Bellinger Cody Bellinger 25 CF Arb 2 3 $16,100,000 - $16,100,000 $16,100,000 6.05 16,100,000
Price David Price 35 RP Vet $32,000,000 - $32,000,000 $16,000,000 6.01 15,000,000
Seager Corey Seager 27 SS Arb 3 $13,750,000 - $13,750,000 $13,750,000 5.17 13,750,000
Turner Justin Turner 36 3B Vet $8,000,000 $4,000,000 $12,000,000 $12,000,000 4.51 17,000,000
Muncy Max Muncy 30 1B Arb 2 1 $7,500,000 $1,500,000 $9,000,000 $9,000,000 3.38 8,666,667
Kelly Joe Kelly 33 RP Vet $8,500,000 - $8,500,000 $8,500,000 3.19 8,333,333
Treinen Blake Treinen 33 RP Vet $6,000,000 $2,000,000 $8,000,000 $8,000,000 3.01 8,750,000
Taylor Chris Taylor 30 2B Arb 3 $7,800,000 - $7,800,000 $7,800,000 2.93 6,700,000
Buehler Walker Buehler 26 SP Arb 1 2 $2,750,000 $1,000,000 $3,750,000 $3,750,000 1.41 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
Gonzalez Victor Gonzalez 25 RP Pre-Arb 3 $580,500 - $580,500 $580,500 0.22 580,500
McKinstry Zach McKinstry 26 SS Pre-Arb 2 $573,000 - $573,000 $573,000 0.22 573,000
Beaty Matt Beaty 28 3B Pre-Arb 2 $590,500 - $590,500 $568,325 0.21 568,325
Graterol Brusdar Graterol 22 RP Pre-Arb 3 $590,500 - $590,500 $444,500 0.17 444,500
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 P Pre-Arb 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $368,040 0.14 368,040
Raley Luke Raley 26 CF Pre-Arb 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $328,169 0.12 328,169
White Mitchell White 26 RP Pre-Arb 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $303,633 0.11 303,633
McKinney Billy McKinney 26 OF Pre-Arb 1 $578,100 - $578,100 $229,992 0.09 229,992
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
Kershaw Clayton Kershaw
(10-day, Arm)
33 SP Vet $23,333,334 $7,666,666 $31,000,000 $31,000,000 11.65 31,000,000
Duffy Danny Duffy
(10-day, Arm)
32 SP Vet $15,500,000 - $15,500,000 $5,529,730 2.08 5,529,730
Knebel Corey Knebel
(60-day, Arm)
29 RP Arb 4 $5,250,000 - $5,250,000 $5,250,000 1.97 5,250,000
Turner Trea Turner
(10-day, Covid-19)
28 SS Arb 3 2 $13,000,000 - $13,000,000 $4,567,568 1.72 4,567,568
Nelson Jimmy Nelson
(10-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 0.39 2,375,000
Alexander Scott Alexander
(10-day, Shoulder)
31 RP Arb 2 1 $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 0.38 1,000,000
Ferguson Caleb Ferguson
(60-day, Elbow-tommy-john)
24 RP Pre-Arb 2 $600,500 - $600,500 $600,500 0.23 600,500
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
Lux Gavin Lux
(10-day, Hamstring)
23 SS Pre-Arb 2 $580,500 - $580,500 $580,500 0.22 580,500
Sherfy Jimmie Sherfy
(10-day, Elbow)
29 RP Arb 1 $570,500 - $570,500 $242,293 0.09 242,293


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 11.78 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 (10) 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
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
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 (18) League Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Lux. Tax Salary
Cleavinger Garrett Cleavinger 27 SP 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $272,963 272,963
Neuse Sheldon Neuse 26 SS 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $141,082 141,082
Nunez Darien Nunez 28 RP $570,500 - $570,500 $42,938 42,938
Reks Zach Reks 27 OF 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $24,536 24,536
Uceta Edwin Uceta 23 RP 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $131,881 131,881
Jackson Andre Jackson 25 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
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
Peters D.J. Peters 25 OF 2 $575,000 - $575,000 $77,275 77,275
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
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 (10) 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 0.83
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 0.31
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 $194,296,723 $23,792,857 $100,000 $218,189,580 $166,051,383
Injured Reserve Money $63,015,834 $7,941,666 - $70,957,500 $52,226,591
Suspended/Restricted Money $28,000,000 $3,333,333 - $31,333,333 $31,333,333
Retained Salary $1,947,499 - - $1,947,499 $1,947,499
Deferred Salary $8,000,000 - - $8,000,000 $8,000,000
Buried Minor Salary $18,498,000 $1,000,000 - $19,498,000 $14,491,039
Total Payroll $305,758,056 $36,067,856 $100,000 $341,925,912 $266,049,845

 

2021 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $210,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $234,047,193
Estimated Player Benefits $15,500,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,500,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $252,047,193
Comp. Balance Tax Space $-42,047,193
Est. Tax Bill (30%, Surcharge 12%, Surcharge 45%) $15,935,395
Est. Payroll + Tax Bill $267,982,588