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New York Yankees 2021 Payroll

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

Yankees – The Athletic

Player Option
Club Option
Mutual Option
Qual. Offer
Estimate
Active Players (38) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Payroll Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Cole Gerrit Cole 30 SP Vet $36,000,000 - $36,000,000 $36,000,000 19.92 36,000,000
Stanton Giancarlo Stanton 31 DH Vet $29,000,000 - $29,000,000 $29,000,000 16.05 22,000,000
Chapman Aroldis Chapman 33 RP/CL Vet $15,000,000 $2,200,000 $17,200,000 $17,200,000 9.52 17,466,667
Britton Zack Britton 33 RP Vet $13,000,000 - $13,000,000 $13,000,000 7.19 13,000,000
Hicks Aaron Hicks 31 CF Vet $10,500,000 $285,714 $10,785,714 $10,785,714 5.97 10,000,000
Severino Luis Severino 27 SP Arb 3 2 $10,250,000 $500,000 $10,750,000 $10,750,000 5.95 10,000,000
Gardner Brett Gardner 37 CF Vet $10,000,000 - $10,000,000 $10,000,000 5.53 12,500,000
Judge Aaron Judge 29 RF Arb 2 3 $10,000,000 - $10,000,000 $10,000,000 5.53 10,000,000
Ottavino Adam Ottavino 35 RP Vet $8,000,000 $1,000,000 $9,000,000 $9,000,000 4.98 9,000,000
Voit Luke Voit 30 1B Arb 1 2 $5,800,000 - $5,800,000 $5,800,000 3.21 5,800,000
Sanchez Gary Sanchez 28 C Arb 2 $5,750,000 - $5,750,000 $5,750,000 3.18 5,750,000
Urshela Giovanny Urshela 29 3B Arb 1 $4,350,000 - $4,350,000 $4,350,000 2.41 4,350,000
Torres Gleyber Torres 24 SS Arb 1 2 $2,950,000 - $2,950,000 $2,950,000 1.63 2,950,000
Kahnle Tommy Kahnle 31 RP Arb 4 $2,700,000 - $2,700,000 $2,700,000 1.49 2,700,000
Frazier Clint Frazier 26 OF Arb 1 1 $2,100,000 - $2,100,000 $2,100,000 1.16 2,100,000
Green Chad Green 30 RP Arb 2 1 $1,850,000 - $1,850,000 $1,850,000 1.02 1,850,000
Montgomery Jordan Montgomery 28 SP Arb 2 2 $1,600,000 - $1,600,000 $1,600,000 0.89 1,600,000
Cessa Luis Cessa 29 RP Arb 1 $1,200,000 - $1,200,000 $1,200,000 0.66 1,200,000
Holder Jonathan Holder 28 RP Arb 1 1 $950,000 - $950,000 $950,000 0.53 950,000
Heller Ben Heller 29 RP Arb 1 2 $750,000 - $750,000 $750,000 0.41 750,000
Abreu Albert Abreu 25 P Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Andujar Miguel Andujar 26 3B Arb 1 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Estrada Thairo Estrada 25 2B Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Florial Estevan Florial 23 OF Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Ford Mike Ford 28 1B Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Garcia Deivi Garcia 22 P Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
German Domingo German 28 SP Arb 1 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Gil Luis Gil 23 P Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Higashioka Kyle Higashioka 31 C Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
King Michael King 26 P Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Kriske Brooks Kriske 27 P Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Loaisiga Jonathan Loaisiga 26 SP Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Medina Luis Medina 22 P Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Nelson Nick Nelson 25 P Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Schmidt Clarke Schmidt 25 P Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Tauchman Mike Tauchman 30 CF Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Wade Tyler Wade 26 2B Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Yajure Miguel Yajure 23 P Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000


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
Ellsbury Jacoby Ellsbury 37 CF $5,000,000 - $5,000,000 $5,000,000 2.77 26,142,857


2021 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $171,750,000 $3,985,714 - $175,735,714 $175,735,714
Retained Salary $5,000,000 - - $5,000,000 $5,000,000
Total Payroll $176,750,000 $3,985,714 - $180,735,714 $180,735,714

 

2021 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $210,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $193,959,524
Estimated Player Benefits $15,500,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,500,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $211,959,524
Comp. Balance Tax Space $-1,959,524
Est. Tax Bill (40%) $783,810
Est. Payroll + Tax Bill $212,743,334