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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 36 $166,400,000 0- $564,000 $8,500,000 0- $175,464,000
2 New York Yankees NYY 40 $163,035,714 0- $5,000,000 0- 0- $168,035,714
3 Chicago Cubs CHC 37 $150,485,000 0- 0- 0- 0- $150,485,000
4 Los Angeles Angels LAA 39 $148,188,094 0- 0- 0- 0- $148,188,094
5 Houston Astros HOU 39 $141,983,333 0- $250,000 0- 0- $142,233,333
6 New York Mets NYM 38 $118,941,668 0- 0- 0- $24,000,000 $139,191,668
7 Boston Red Sox BOS 40 $122,925,000 0- $16,000,000 0- 0- $138,925,000
8 Colorado Rockies COL 40 $127,183,333 0- $5,000,000 0- 0- $132,183,333
9 Washington Nationals WSH 33 $131,066,575 0- 0- 0- 0- $131,066,575
10 San Francisco Giants SF 40 $129,277,777 0- 0- 0- 0- $129,277,777
11 Philadelphia Phillies PHI 37 $116,888,462 0- $10,350,000 0- 0- $127,238,462
12 Cincinnati Reds CIN 36 $126,764,880 0- 0- 0- 0- $126,764,880
13 San Diego Padres SD 40 $118,700,000 0- 0- 0- 0- $118,700,000
14 St. Louis Cardinals STL 39 $118,166,666 0- 0- 0- 0- $118,166,666
15 Atlanta Braves ATL 39 $115,909,375 0- 0- 0- 0- $115,909,375
16 Chicago White Sox CHW 40 $100,949,999 0- $2,000,000 0- 0- $102,949,999
League Average 101193326 $101,193,326
17 Minnesota Twins MIN 38 $88,594,334 0- 0- 0- 0- $88,594,334
18 Milwaukee Brewers MIL 39 $73,701,626 0- $5,750,000 0- 0- $79,451,626
19 Toronto Blue Jays TOR 40 $70,836,904 0- $4,000,000 0- 0- $74,836,904
20 Texas Rangers TEX 39 $74,016,667 0- 0- 0- 0- $74,016,667
21 Arizona Diamondbacks ARI 40 $63,441,668 0- $10,333,333 0- 0- $73,775,001
22 Kansas City Royals KC 41 $65,450,000 0- 0- 0- 0- $65,450,000
23 Oakland Athletics OAK 35 $60,338,333 0- 0- 0- 0- $60,338,333
24 Cleveland Indians CLE 40 $56,350,000 0- 0- 0- 0- $56,350,000
25 Detroit Tigers DET 40 $53,950,000 0- 0- 0- 0- $53,950,000
26 Seattle Mariners SEA 40 $49,250,000 0- $3,750,000 0- 0- $53,000,000
27 Tampa Bay Rays TB 40 $48,966,666 0- $2,000,000 0- 0- $50,966,666
28 Pittsburgh Pirates PIT 40 $41,200,000 0- 0- 0- 0- $48,950,000
29 Baltimore Orioles BAL 40 $47,890,362 0- 0- 0- 0- $47,890,362
30 Miami Marlins MIA 40 $43,450,000 0- 0- 0- 0- $43,450,000