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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
0.606 27 $208,100,323 $32,300,287 $564,000 $13,663,500 0- $250,366,491
2 New York Yankees NYY
0.508 26 $151,681,239 $42,837,019 $6,996,196 $3,427,650 0- $201,840,406
3 New York Mets NYM
0.569 26 $137,769,919 $52,300,226 $5,920,077 $5,314,000 0- $196,464,154
4 Houston Astros HOU
0.569 26 $133,050,881 $58,220,519 $250,000 $3,454,100 $570,500 $192,393,452
5 Philadelphia Phillies PHI
0.500 26 $154,201,512 $24,592,225 0- $8,822,000 0- $183,580,534
6 Los Angeles Angels LAA
0.500 26 $102,491,501 $48,037,666 $29,918,474 $8,704,000 0- $182,497,293
7 Boston Red Sox BOS
0.597 26 $123,025,831 $21,250,000 $30,925,000 $6,107,500 0- $176,590,848
8 San Diego Padres SD
0.559 26 $152,552,070 $20,185,200 0- $4,644,100 0- $173,153,757
9 Washington Nationals WSH
0.444 27 $130,237,484 $39,698,129 $180,096 $3,426,100 0- $170,364,820
10 St. Louis Cardinals STL
0.500 26 $121,280,347 $29,606,434 $14,750,000 $3,458,900 0- $166,208,340
11 Chicago Cubs CHC
0.576 26 $140,168,080 $9,318,344 $4,540,317 $4,211,500 0- $154,509,735
12 San Francisco Giants SF
0.621 26 $122,628,026 $30,590,533 $697,931 $5,318,500 0- $154,360,874
13 Toronto Blue Jays TOR
0.516 26 $82,097,681 $41,908,667 $19,175,000 $3,437,500 0- $143,695,945
14 Atlanta Braves ATL
0.476 26 $108,184,405 $29,451,500 $312,476 $10,304,500 0- $141,929,773
15 Chicago White Sox CHW
0.621 26 $118,829,673 $11,675,333 $1,000,000 $4,323,000 0- $131,624,755
League Average 130213093 $130,213,093
16 Minnesota Twins MIN
0.394 26 $100,053,798 $27,287,980 $36,804 $4,749,000 0- $127,728,530
17 Cincinnati Reds CIN
0.516 26 $90,149,405 $32,696,203 $559,407 $2,304,000 0- $123,926,077
18 Colorado Rockies COL
0.388 26 $79,562,823 $12,990,086 $14,429,500 $3,428,000 0- $115,311,415
19 Arizona Diamondbacks ARI
0.299 26 $54,060,305 $28,847,804 $10,671,059 $3,435,900 0- $94,095,067
20 Texas Rangers TEX
0.379 26 $43,631,264 $15,401,447 $34,429,500 $2,862,000 0- $93,779,486
21 Milwaukee Brewers MIL
0.576 26 $60,727,541 $22,705,394 $6,720,277 $8,109,966 0- $93,633,397
22 Kansas City Royals KC
0.462 26 $66,384,432 $23,745,500 $3,067 $6,277,400 0- $92,380,149
23 Oakland Athletics OAK
0.603 26 $69,999,050 $15,661,000 $61,340 $4,018,500 0- $86,460,478
24 Detroit Tigers DET
0.409 26 $71,133,076 $11,938,597 0- $4,932,000 0- $85,807,549
25 Seattle Mariners SEA
0.485 27 $60,987,022 $15,061,579 $3,937,594 $6,510,000 0- $80,913,684
26 Tampa Bay Rays TB
0.642 26 $46,417,483 $11,935,600 $9,007,499 $4,588,600 0- $68,002,106
27 Miami Marlins MIA
0.439 26 $45,704,618 $14,686,513 0- $4,015,875 $570,500 $60,939,800
28 Baltimore Orioles BAL
0.338 26 $23,080,064 $22,042,237 $10,492,720 $5,400,000 0- $56,615,367
29 Pittsburgh Pirates PIT
0.354 26 $39,555,935 $5,270,000 $328,554 $9,969,000 0- $54,267,558
30 Cleveland Indians CLE
0.556 26 $42,550,909 $8,531,300 $350,021 $4,110,100 0- $52,950,955