New York Yankees

New York Yankees 2026 Payroll

Yankees 2026 Payroll

An updated look at the New York Yankees 2026 payroll table, including base pay, bonuses, options, & tax allocations.

 
Player Option
Club Option
Mutual Option
Qual. Offer
Estimate
Active Players (23) Age Pos. Status Base Salary Signing Bonus Payroll Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Judge Aaron Judge 34 RF Vet $40,000,000 - $40,000,000 $40,000,000 25.45 40,000,000
Cole Gerrit Cole 35 SP Vet $36,000,000 - $36,000,000 $36,000,000 22.91 36,000,000
Rodon Carlos Rodon 33 SP Vet $27,000,000 $833,333 $27,833,333 $27,833,333 17.71 27,000,000
Stanton Giancarlo Stanton 36 RF Vet $29,000,000 - $29,000,000 $19,000,000 12.09 22,000,000
Stroman Marcus Stroman 35 SP Vet $18,000,000 $333,333 $18,333,333 $18,333,333 11.66 18,500,000
LeMahieu D.J. LeMahieu 37 3B Vet $15,000,000 - $15,000,000 $15,000,000 9.54 15,000,000
Rortvedt Ben Rortvedt 28 C Arb 2 - - -0 0$0 0 0
Hamilton Ian Hamilton 31 RP Arb 2 (S2) - - -0 0$0 0 0
Schmidt Clarke Schmidt 30 SP Arb 3 (S2) - - -0 0$0 0 0
Morris Cody Morris 29 RP Arb 1 - - -0 0$0 0 0
Ramirez Nick Ramirez 36 RP Arb 2 - - -0 0$0 0 0
Volpe Anthony Volpe 25 SS Arb 1 - - -0 0$0 0 0
Gonzalez Victor Gonzalez 30 RP Arb 3 - - -0 0$0 0 0
Gil Luis Gil 28 SP Arb 1 - - -0 0$0 0 0
Effross Scott Effross 32 RP Arb 2 - - -0 0$0 0 0
Marinaccio Ron Marinaccio 31 RP Arb 2 (S2) - - -0 0$0 0 0
Cabrera Oswaldo Cabrera 27 LF Arb 1 - - -0 0$0 0 0
Peraza Oswald Peraza 26 SS Pre-Arb - - -0 0$0 0 810,000
Pereira Everson Pereira 25 OF Pre-Arb - - -0 0$0 0 810,000
Andrews Clayton Andrews 30 P Pre-Arb - - -0 0$0 0 810,000
Moore McKinley Moore 27 P Pre-Arb - - -0 0$0 0 810,000
Domínguez Jasson Domínguez 23 OF Pre-Arb - - -0 0$0 0 810,000
Wells Austin Wells 26 C Pre-Arb - - -0 0$0 0 810,000


2026 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
Hicks Aaron Hicks 36 CF $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 0.64 -


2026 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $165,000,000 $1,166,666 - $166,166,666 $156,166,551
Retained Salary $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000 $1,000,000
Active Total Payroll $166,000,000 $1,166,666 - $167,166,666 $157,166,551

 

2026 Active Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Note: Tax figures based on payroll data only. Outside revenue sources will be adjusted when available after the regular season.

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $244,000,000
Est. Active AAV/Payroll $158,500,000
Est. Player Benefits $18,000,000
Est. Minor League Contracts $2,250,000
Est. Pre-Arbitration Bonus Pool Contribution $1,666,666
Est. Tax Payroll $180,416,666
Est. Tax Payroll (Active + Est. Arb + Est. Pre-Arb) $180,416,666

Est. Tax Bill Details
Est. Competitive Balance Tax Space $63,583,334