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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
0.750 26 $211,084,754 $27,396,500 $564,000 $8,500,000 0- $247,545,254
2 New York Yankees NYY
0.375 26 $164,458,749 $29,660,925 $6,774,956 $1,760,000 0- $200,949,035
3 New York Mets NYM
0.400 26 $152,164,407 $34,299,500 $5,825,000 0- 0- $191,718,407
4 Houston Astros HOU
0.667 26 $140,561,125 $40,805,300 $250,000 $9,000,000 $570,500 $191,186,925
5 Philadelphia Phillies PHI
0.714 26 $165,764,462 $727,500 $10,350,000 $4,250,000 0- $181,091,962
6 Los Angeles Angels LAA
0.750 26 $177,975,594 $2,271,000 0- 0- 0- $180,246,594
7 Boston Red Sox BOS
0.571 26 $122,772,500 $21,250,000 $30,925,000 $577,000 0- $174,966,112
8 San Diego Padres SD
0.625 26 $154,749,033 $17,749,085 0- $1,235,000 0- $172,540,053
9 Washington Nationals WSH
0.250 26 $122,129,652 $48,766,666 0- $2,853,500 0- $170,939,280
10 St. Louis Cardinals STL
0.625 26 $125,292,966 $23,345,700 $14,750,000 0- 0- $163,388,666
11 Chicago Cubs CHC
0.571 26 $144,682,000 $3,413,500 $3,000,000 0- 0- $151,095,500
12 San Francisco Giants SF
0.625 26 $145,454,777 $5,520,500 0- $700,000 0- $151,088,180
13 Toronto Blue Jays TOR
0.375 26 $87,295,680 $46,824,166 $7,175,000 0- 0- $141,294,846
14 Atlanta Braves ATL
0.429 26 $125,310,734 $10,390,500 $241,935 $3,360,000 0- $139,238,651
15 Chicago White Sox CHW
0.500 26 $114,731,168 $15,645,833 $1,000,000 0- 0- $131,377,001
League Average 128305865 $128,305,865
16 Minnesota Twins MIN
0.625 26 $102,222,827 $22,131,761 0- 0- 0- $124,354,588
17 Cincinnati Reds CIN
0.857 26 $98,967,710 $22,174,666 $284,274 0- 0- $121,426,650
18 Colorado Rockies COL
0.333 26 $80,777,125 $11,176,000 $15,000,000 0- 0- $114,953,125
19 Texas Rangers TEX
0.429 26 $46,957,609 $29,076,500 $17,679,500 0- 0- $93,713,609
20 Arizona Diamondbacks ARI
0.250 26 $61,579,989 $19,982,500 $10,333,333 $570,500 0- $92,898,889
21 Milwaukee Brewers MIL
0.500 26 $80,354,842 $5,455,300 $5,814,518 0- 0- $91,624,660
22 Kansas City Royals KC
0.500 26 $86,518,000 $2,525,000 0- 0- 0- $89,043,000
23 Oakland Athletics OAK
0.300 26 $67,987,379 $18,605,627 0- 0- 0- $86,593,006
24 Detroit Tigers DET
0.429 26 $77,244,092 $4,161,900 0- 0- 0- $81,405,992
25 Seattle Mariners SEA
0.500 26 $62,425,693 $12,127,600 $3,750,000 0- 0- $78,303,293
26 Tampa Bay Rays TB
0.500 26 $40,537,016 $26,054,866 $2,000,000 $570,500 0- $69,194,285
27 Miami Marlins MIA
0.250 26 $55,191,127 $2,295,000 0- $570,500 0- $57,489,194
28 Baltimore Orioles BAL
0.571 26 $23,880,577 $22,217,862 $10,241,935 $1,449,500 0- $56,398,155
29 Pittsburgh Pirates PIT
0.143 26 $40,681,500 $4,957,500 0- $574,000 0- $53,401,344
30 Cleveland Indians CLE
0.500 26 $49,132,200 $577,500 0- 0- 0- $49,709,700