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MLB Payrolls

MLB  Team Salary Payroll TrackerMLB Team Payroll Tracker

A real-time look at the 2021 payroll totals for each MLB team. These figures derive from a player's payroll salary, which includes the combination of a base salary, incentives, & any signing bonus proration. See also: Cash Payrolls, Luxury Tax Payrolls.

Rank Team Win% Roster 26-Man Payroll Injured Reserve Retained Buried Suspended 2021 Total Payroll
1 Los Angeles Dodgers LAD
0.541 25 $197,482,169 $42,900,500 0- $10,211,500 0- $248,925,607
2 New York Yankees NYY
0.556 26 $166,620,210 $26,642,425 $6,996,196 $2,925,650 0- $200,468,772
3 New York Mets NYM
0.581 26 $126,756,352 $62,255,701 $5,825,000 $2,282,000 0- $194,364,697
4 Houston Astros HOU
0.541 26 $140,480,577 $49,802,800 $250,000 $3,993,500 $570,500 $191,297,098
5 Los Angeles Angels LAA
0.444 26 $113,421,985 $38,912,928 $30,012,268 $4,852,500 0- $183,696,834
6 Philadelphia Phillies PHI
0.541 26 $172,346,385 $10,142,225 0- $3,993,500 0- $183,165,254
7 Boston Red Sox BOS
0.579 26 $118,605,949 $26,331,500 $30,925,000 $1,147,500 0- $175,887,230
8 San Diego Padres SD
0.553 24 $111,550,078 $61,733,118 0- $2,362,100 0- $173,456,319
9 Washington Nationals WSH
0.406 26 $143,404,567 $25,122,129 $180,096 $4,565,000 0- $168,878,568
10 St. Louis Cardinals STL
0.595 26 $107,443,380 $43,065,000 $14,750,000 $2,294,600 0- $165,435,443
11 Chicago Cubs CHC
0.472 26 $135,971,587 $14,711,708 $4,000,000 $2,870,500 0- $154,841,714
12 San Francisco Giants SF
0.611 26 $138,007,249 $15,638,950 $140,427 $3,565,000 0- $153,854,863
13 Toronto Blue Jays TOR
0.543 26 $85,446,542 $38,105,890 $19,175,000 $2,867,000 0- $143,018,138
14 Atlanta Braves ATL
0.472 26 $116,751,859 $21,671,000 $241,935 $8,664,500 0- $142,466,206
15 Chicago White Sox CHW
0.618 26 $118,845,290 $10,645,833 $1,000,000 $3,182,000 0- $130,595,537
League Average 129651297 $129,651,297
16 Minnesota Twins MIN
0.353 26 $117,568,204 $6,198,488 $27,603 $7,165,500 0- $124,899,902
17 Cincinnati Reds CIN
0.500 26 $90,040,229 $30,587,000 $421,379 $1,714,500 0- $121,217,853
18 Colorado Rockies COL
0.351 27 $80,006,531 $13,626,000 $14,429,500 $1,716,500 0- $116,167,146
19 Milwaukee Brewers MIL
0.541 26 $63,295,341 $25,508,086 $5,956,299 $3,096,100 0- $94,965,363
20 Texas Rangers TEX
0.474 26 $62,793,601 $11,869,000 $17,679,500 $2,863,000 0- $92,647,010
21 Arizona Diamondbacks ARI
0.459 26 $64,180,179 $17,560,200 $10,392,469 $2,882,900 0- $92,413,770
22 Kansas City Royals KC
0.457 26 $86,194,799 $5,638,200 $3,067 $2,865,900 0- $92,055,047
23 Oakland Athletics OAK
0.605 26 $67,895,576 $19,061,627 $61,340 0- 0- $87,018,543
24 Detroit Tigers DET
0.333 26 $74,744,473 $7,148,949 0- $4,723,600 0- $83,955,744
25 Seattle Mariners SEA
0.486 26 $57,065,724 $19,280,293 $3,753,094 $1,716,000 0- $80,182,400
26 Tampa Bay Rays TB
0.500 26 $31,208,529 $30,191,726 $2,000,000 $8,726,400 0- $70,493,377
27 Miami Marlins MIA
0.444 26 $41,922,666 $16,841,750 0- $3,427,500 $570,500 $59,111,467
28 Baltimore Orioles BAL
0.432 26 $22,178,065 $24,884,362 $10,342,144 $1,712,500 0- $57,530,516
29 Pittsburgh Pirates PIT
0.417 26 $37,067,059 $10,107,000 0- $5,949,500 0- $56,348,127
30 Cleveland Indians CLE
0.588 26 $42,602,119 $6,077,500 $137,105 $2,962,500 0- $50,180,371