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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 Chicago Cubs CHC 36 $178,985,000 0- 0- 0- 0- $178,985,000
2 Los Angeles Dodgers LAD 34 $168,400,000 0- $564,000 $8,500,000 0- $177,464,000
3 Philadelphia Phillies PHI 34 $160,388,462 0- $10,350,000 0- 0- $170,738,462
4 New York Yankees NYY 37 $165,735,714 0- $5,000,000 0- 0- $170,735,714
5 Los Angeles Angels LAA 40 $151,088,094 0- 0- 0- 0- $151,088,094
6 Boston Red Sox BOS 37 $129,775,000 0- $16,000,000 0- 0- $145,775,000
7 Houston Astros HOU 41 $142,833,333 0- $250,000 0- 0- $143,083,333
8 Washington Nationals WSH 29 $130,491,575 0- 0- 0- 0- $130,491,575
9 Colorado Rockies COL 38 $125,383,333 0- $5,000,000 0- 0- $130,383,333
10 Cincinnati Reds CIN 32 $127,364,880 0- 0- 0- 0- $127,364,880
11 San Diego Padres SD 39 $124,500,000 0- 0- 0- 0- $124,500,000
12 Chicago White Sox CHW 39 $119,949,999 0- $2,750,000 0- 0- $122,699,999
13 St. Louis Cardinals STL 40 $118,166,666 0- 0- 0- 0- $118,166,666
14 New York Mets NYM 34 $117,991,668 0- 0- 0- 0- $117,991,668
15 San Francisco Giants SF 39 $110,377,777 0- 0- 0- 0- $110,377,777
League Average 106286492 $106,286,492
16 Milwaukee Brewers MIL 39 $86,251,626 0- $5,750,000 0- 0- $92,001,626
17 Atlanta Braves ATL 34 $88,909,375 0- 0- 0- 0- $88,909,375
18 Minnesota Twins MIN 34 $88,594,334 0- 0- 0- 0- $88,594,334
19 Cleveland Indians CLE 38 $79,750,000 0- $1,000,000 0- 0- $80,750,000
20 Arizona Diamondbacks ARI 41 $64,041,668 0- $15,333,333 0- 0- $79,375,001
21 Tampa Bay Rays TB 45 $74,916,666 0- $2,000,000 0- 0- $76,916,666
22 Toronto Blue Jays TOR 36 $72,336,904 0- $4,000,000 0- 0- $76,336,904
23 Texas Rangers TEX 37 $74,016,667 0- 0- 0- 0- $74,016,667
24 Kansas City Royals KC 40 $68,300,000 0- 0- 0- 0- $68,300,000
25 Pittsburgh Pirates PIT 49 $68,050,000 0- 0- 0- 0- $68,050,000
26 Detroit Tigers DET 38 $60,700,000 0- 0- 0- 0- $60,700,000
27 Oakland Athletics OAK 32 $60,333,333 0- 0- 0- 0- $60,333,333
28 Seattle Mariners SEA 35 $49,250,000 0- $3,750,000 0- 0- $53,000,000
29 Baltimore Orioles BAL 34 $50,915,362 0- 0- 0- 0- $50,915,362
30 Miami Marlins MIA 40 $50,550,000 0- 0- 0- 0- $50,550,000