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Los Angeles Dodgers 2021 Payroll

An updated look at the Los Angeles Dodgers 2021 payroll salary table, including active salaries, bonuses, statuses, retained & dead payments, minor/non-roster players, and team totals.

Dodgers – The Athletic

Player Option
Club Option
Mutual Option
Qual. Offer
Estimate
Active Players (25) Age Pos. Status 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 17.47 31,000,000
Betts Mookie Betts 28 RF Vet $17,500,000 $5,000,000 $22,500,000 $22,500,000 12.68 30,416,667
Jansen Kenley Jansen 33 RP/CL Vet $20,000,000 - $20,000,000 $20,000,000 11.27 16,000,000
Pollock A.J. Pollock 33 LF Vet $15,000,000 $3,000,000 $18,000,000 $18,000,000 10.14 12,000,000
Price David Price 35 SP Vet $32,000,000 - $32,000,000 $16,000,000 9.02 15,000,000
Bellinger Cody Bellinger 25 OF Arb 2 $13,000,000 - $13,000,000 $13,000,000 7.33 13,000,000
Seager Corey Seager 27 SS Arb 3 $12,000,000 - $12,000,000 $12,000,000 6.76 12,000,000
Muncy Max Muncy 30 1B Arb 2 $7,500,000 $1,500,000 $9,000,000 $9,000,000 5.07 8,666,667
Kelly Joe Kelly 33 RP Vet $8,500,000 - $8,500,000 $8,500,000 4.79 8,333,333
Taylor Chris Taylor 30 2B Arb 3 $7,800,000 - $7,800,000 $7,800,000 4.40 6,700,000
Buehler Walker Buehler 26 SP Arb 1 $2,700,000 - $2,700,000 $2,700,000 1.52 2,700,000
Urias Julio Urias 24 SP Arb 1 $2,300,000 - $2,300,000 $2,300,000 1.30 2,300,000
Nelson Jimmy Nelson 32 RP Vet $2,000,000 - $2,000,000 $2,000,000 1.13 1,250,000
Barnes Austin Barnes 31 C Arb 2 $1,500,000 - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 0.85 1,500,000
Alexander Scott Alexander 31 RP Arb 2 $1,100,000 - $1,100,000 $1,100,000 0.62 1,100,000
Floro Dylan Floro 30 RP Arb 1 $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 0.56 1,000,000
Ferguson Caleb Ferguson 24 RP Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Gonsolin Anthony Gonsolin 27 RP Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Graterol Brusdar Graterol 22 P Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Kolarek Adam Kolarek 32 RP Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Lux Gavin Lux 23 SS Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 0
May Dustin May 23 RP Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Rios Edwin Rios 27 1B Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Smith Will Smith 26 C Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Toles Andrew Toles 29 RF Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 0


2021 Retained Salaries

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

Player (1) 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 0.32 564,000


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 (1) League Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Lux. Tax Salary
Sierra Yaisel Sierra 0 SP $7,500,000 $1,000,000 $8,500,000 $8,500,000 0


2021 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $167,233,334 $17,166,666 - $184,400,000 $168,400,000
Retained Salary $564,000 - - $564,000 $564,000
Deferred Salary $8,000,000 - - $8,000,000 $8,000,000
Buried Minor Salary $7,500,000 $1,000,000 - $8,500,000 $8,500,000
Total Payroll $175,297,334 $18,166,666 - $193,464,000 $177,464,000

 

2021 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $210,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $99,514,000
Estimated Player Benefits $15,500,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,500,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $117,514,000
Comp. Balance Tax Space $92,486,000