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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
0.612 27 $192,405,167 $48,400,287 $564,000 $13,093,000 0- $250,703,861
2 New York Yankees NYY
0.515 26 $151,681,239 $42,837,019 $6,996,196 $3,427,650 0- $201,840,406
3 New York Mets NYM
0.576 26 $137,769,919 $52,300,226 $5,920,077 $5,314,000 0- $196,464,154
4 Houston Astros HOU
0.576 27 $140,134,214 $51,137,186 $250,000 $3,454,100 $570,500 $192,393,452
5 Philadelphia Phillies PHI
0.492 26 $154,201,512 $24,592,225 0- $8,822,000 0- $183,580,534
6 Los Angeles Angels LAA
0.493 26 $102,653,794 $48,037,666 $29,918,474 $8,684,000 0- $182,509,173
7 Boston Red Sox BOS
0.603 26 $123,025,831 $21,250,000 $30,925,000 $6,107,500 0- $176,590,848
8 San Diego Padres SD
0.551 26 $152,552,070 $20,185,200 0- $4,644,100 0- $173,153,757
9 Washington Nationals WSH
0.453 27 $96,071,374 $74,201,609 $180,096 $3,426,100 0- $170,702,190
10 St. Louis Cardinals STL
0.507 26 $124,912,307 $25,606,434 $14,750,000 $4,029,400 0- $165,870,970
11 Chicago Cubs CHC
0.567 26 $140,168,080 $9,318,344 $4,540,317 $4,211,500 0- $154,509,735
12 San Francisco Giants SF
0.627 26 $122,628,026 $30,590,533 $697,931 $5,318,500 0- $154,360,874
13 Toronto Blue Jays TOR
0.508 26 $82,039,559 $41,908,667 $19,175,000 $2,867,000 0- $144,033,315
14 Atlanta Braves ATL
0.469 26 $108,184,405 $29,451,500 $312,476 $10,304,500 0- $141,929,773
15 Chicago White Sox CHW
0.627 26 $118,829,673 $11,675,333 $1,000,000 $4,323,000 0- $131,624,755
League Average 130300026 $130,300,026
16 Minnesota Twins MIN
0.388 26 $100,053,798 $27,287,980 $36,804 $4,749,000 0- $127,728,530
17 Cincinnati Reds CIN
0.523 26 $90,149,405 $32,696,203 $559,407 $2,304,000 0- $123,926,077
18 Colorado Rockies COL
0.397 26 $79,562,823 $12,990,086 $14,429,500 $3,428,000 0- $115,311,415
19 Arizona Diamondbacks ARI
0.294 26 $53,795,875 $29,449,604 $10,671,059 $3,435,900 0- $94,432,437
20 Texas Rangers TEX
0.373 26 $43,631,264 $15,401,447 $34,429,500 $2,862,000 0- $93,779,486
21 Milwaukee Brewers MIL
0.567 26 $60,727,541 $22,705,394 $6,720,277 $8,109,966 0- $93,633,397
22 Kansas City Royals KC
0.455 26 $68,532,191 $21,597,741 $3,067 $6,277,400 0- $92,380,149
23 Detroit Tigers DET
0.418 26 $67,879,506 $14,051,714 0- $7,502,500 0- $86,694,699
24 Oakland Athletics OAK
0.609 26 $69,999,050 $15,661,000 $61,340 $4,018,500 0- $86,460,478
25 Seattle Mariners SEA
0.493 27 $60,987,022 $15,061,579 $3,937,594 $6,510,000 0- $80,913,684
26 Tampa Bay Rays TB
0.632 26 $43,000,603 $15,935,600 $9,007,499 $4,002,300 0- $68,348,826
27 Miami Marlins MIA
0.433 26 $36,765,777 $24,186,513 0- $3,423,875 $570,500 $61,289,930
28 Baltimore Orioles BAL
0.333 26 $23,080,064 $22,042,237 $10,492,720 $5,400,000 0- $56,615,367
29 Pittsburgh Pirates PIT
0.348 26 $39,555,935 $5,270,000 $328,554 $9,969,000 0- $54,267,558
30 Cleveland Indians CLE
0.563 26 $42,504,904 $8,531,300 $350,021 $4,110,100 0- $52,950,955