Aaron Judge

New York Yankees, Center Field
Age: 32-56d (Apr 26, 1992)
Exp: 7.051 Years
Country: US
College: Fresno State
Drafted: Round 1 (#32 overall), 2013
Agent(s): PSI Sports Management
2024 Payroll Salary

$40,000,000

2024 Cash

$40,000,000

Career Earnings

$116,115,671

2023-2031 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Aaron Judge signed a 9 year , $360,000,000 contract with the New York Yankees, including $360,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $40,000,000. In 2024, Judge will earn a base salary of $40,000,000, while carrying a total salary of $40,000,000.
Contract Terms:
9 yr(s) / $360,000,000
Average Salary:
$40,000,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2032 / UFA
Year Age PayrollAnnual Luxury Tax Tax % League Tax Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2023 31 $40,000,000 $40,000,000 17.17% $40,000,000 $40,000,000
2024 32 $40,000,000 $40,000,000 16.88% $40,000,000 $80,000,000
2025 33 $40,000,000 $40,000,000 16.60% $40,000,000 $120,000,000
2026 34 $40,000,000 $40,000,000 16.39% $40,000,000 $160,000,000
2027 35 $40,000,000 $40,000,000 - $40,000,000 $200,000,000
2028 36 $40,000,000 $40,000,000 - $40,000,000 $240,000,000
2029 37 $40,000,000 $40,000,000 - $40,000,000 $280,000,000
2030 38 $40,000,000 $40,000,000 - $40,000,000 $320,000,000
2031 39 $40,000,000 $40,000,000 - $40,000,000 $360,000,000
2032 40
UFA
Year Age Service Base Salary Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely Payroll Salary Luxury Tax
2023 31 6.051 $40,000,000 - - $40,000,000 $40,000,000
2024 32 7.051 $40,000,000 - - $40,000,000 $40,000,000
2025 33 - $40,000,000 - - $40,000,000 $40,000,000
2026 34 - $40,000,000 - - $40,000,000 $40,000,000
2027 35 - $40,000,000 - - $40,000,000 $40,000,000
2028 36 - $40,000,000 - - $40,000,000 $40,000,000
2029 37 - $40,000,000 - - $40,000,000 $40,000,000
2030 38 - $40,000,000 - - $40,000,000 $40,000,000
2031 39 - $40,000,000 - - $40,000,000 $40,000,000
2032 40 --
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2023 31 $40,000,000 $40,000,000 $40,000,000 $40,000,000 $40,000,000
2024 32 $40,000,000 $40,000,000 $80,000,000 $40,000,000 $40,000,000
2025 33 $40,000,000 $40,000,000 $120,000,000 $40,000,000 $40,000,000
2026 34 $40,000,000 $40,000,000 $160,000,000 $40,000,000 $40,000,000
2027 35 $40,000,000 $40,000,000 $200,000,000 $40,000,000 $40,000,000
2028 36 $40,000,000 $40,000,000 $240,000,000 $40,000,000 $40,000,000
2029 37 $40,000,000 $40,000,000 $280,000,000 $40,000,000 $40,000,000
2030 38 $40,000,000 $40,000,000 $320,000,000 $40,000,000 $40,000,000
2031 39 $40,000,000 $40,000,000 $360,000,000 $40,000,000 $40,000,000
Contract Notes
  • Full No Trade Clause
  • Largest Average Salary contract for a position player in MLB history at signing
  • Largest Total Value Free Agent Contract in MLB history at signing
Source: MLB contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2022-2022 Arbitration

Aaron Judge signed a 1 year , $19,000,000 contract with the New York Yankees, including $19,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $19,000,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $19,000,000
Average Salary:
$19,000,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2021-2021 Arbitration

Aaron Judge signed a 1 year , $10,175,000 contract with the New York Yankees, including $10,175,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $10,175,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $10,175,000
Average Salary:
$10,175,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2020-2020 Arbitration

Aaron Judge signed a 1 year , $8,500,000 contract with the New York Yankees, including $8,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $8,500,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $8,500,000
Average Salary:
$8,500,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2019-2019 Pre-Arb

Aaron Judge signed a 1 year , $684,300 contract with the New York Yankees, including $684,300 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $684,300.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $684,300
Average Salary:
$684,300
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2018-2018 Pre-Arb

Aaron Judge signed a 1 year , $622,300 contract with the New York Yankees, including $622,300 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $622,300.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $622,300
Average Salary:
$622,300
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2017-2017 Pre-Arb

Aaron Judge signed a 1 year , $544,500 contract with the New York Yankees, including $544,500 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $544,500.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $544,500
Average Salary:
$544,500
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2016-2016 Pre-Arb

Aaron Judge signed a 1 year , $507,500 contract with the New York Yankees, including $507,500 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $507,500.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $507,500
Average Salary:
$507,500
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2013-2013 Signing Bonus

Aaron Judge signed a 1 year , $1,800,000 contract with the New York Yankees, including $1,800,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,800,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $1,800,000
Average Salary:
$1,800,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$116,115,671

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

1 team

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2013 21
Signing Bonus
$1,800,000
$1,800,000
2016 24
Injured
$141,423
$1,941,423
2017 25
Active
$544,500
$2,485,923
AL ROY AL Silver Slugger:OF
2018 26
Active
$622,300
$3,108,223
2019 27
Active
$684,300
$3,792,523
2020 28
Active / Arb Avoided
$3,148,148
$6,940,671
2021 29
Active / Arb Avoided
$10,175,000
$17,115,671
AL Silver Slugger:OF All MLB (1st)
2022 30
Active / Arb Avoided
$19,000,000
$36,115,671
AL Silver Slugger:OF AL MVP All MLB (1st)
2023 31
Active
$40,000,000
$76,115,671
All MLB (2nd)
2024 32
Active
$40,000,000
$116,115,671
Total      
$116,115,671
$116,115,671
2025 33
Active
$40,000,000
2026 34
Active
$40,000,000
2027 35
Active
$40,000,000
2028 36
Active
$40,000,000
2029 37
Active
$40,000,000
2030 38
Active
$40,000,000
2031 39
Active
$40,000,000
Total
$396,115,671
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2013
21
$1,800,000
$1,800,000
$1,800,000
2016
24
$141,423
$141,423
$1,941,423
2017
25
$544,500
$544,500
$2,485,923
2018
26
$622,300
$622,300
$3,108,223
2019
27
$684,300
$684,300
$3,792,523
2020
28
$3,148,148
$3,148,148
$6,940,671
2021
29
$10,175,000
$10,175,000
$17,115,671
2022
30
$19,000,000
$19,000,000
$36,115,671
2023
31
$40,000,000
$40,000,000
$76,115,671
2024
32
$40,000,000
$40,000,000
$116,115,671
Total
$114,315,671
$1,800,000
$116,115,671
$116,115,671
2025
33
$40,000,000
$40,000,000
2026
34
$40,000,000
$40,000,000
2027
35
$40,000,000
$40,000,000
2028
36
$40,000,000
$40,000,000
2029
37
$40,000,000
$40,000,000
2030
38
$40,000,000
$40,000,000
2031
39
$40,000,000
$40,000,000
Total
$394,315,671
$1,800,000
$396,115,671

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
10 $114,315,671 $1,800,000 - $116,115,671

Injuries

Year Dates Reason
2016 NYY Sep 14, 2016 - Oct 02, 2016 Oblique
2018 NYY Jul 27, 2018 - Sep 14, 2018 Wrist
2019 NYY Apr 21, 2019 - Jun 21, 2019 Oblique
2020 NYY Aug 12, 2020 - Aug 25, 2020 Calf
2020 NYY Aug 28, 2020 - Sep 16, 2020 Calf
2021 NYY Jul 16, 2021 - Jul 27, 2021 COVID-19
2023 NYY Apr 28, 2023 - May 09, 2023 Hip
2023 NYY Jun 07, 2023 - Jul 28, 2023 Toe
  • Dec 20, 2022 Signed a 9 year $360 million contract with New York (NYY)
  • Nov 08, 2022 New York (NYY) extended a 1 year $19.65 million Qualifying Offer
  • Jun 24, 2022 Signed a 1 year $19 million contract with New York (NYY), settling in arbitration
  • Jan 15, 2021 Signed a 1 year $10.175 million contract with New York (NYY), avoiding arbitration
  • Jan 10, 2020 Signed a 1 year $8.5 million contract with New York (NYY), avoiding arbitration
  • Mar 09, 2019 Signed a 1 year $684,300 contract with New York (NYY)
  • Mar 17, 2018 Signed a 1 year $622,300 contract with New York (NYY)
  • Mar 01, 2017 Signed a 1 year $544,500 contract with New York (NYY)
  • Jun 06, 2013 Drafted by New York (NYY): Round 1 (#32 overall)
Year Team GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB BB K SB AVG OBP SLG OPS WAR
2024 NYY 69 69 248 53 76 21 1 25 62 174 55 73 5 .306 .433 .433 1.135 5.00
2023 NYY 106 104 367 79 98 16 0 37 75 225 88 130 3 .267 .406 .406 1.019 4.46
2022 NYY 157 153 570 133 177 28 0 62 131 391 111 175 16 .311 .425 .425 1.111 10.53
2021 NYY 148 145 550 89 158 24 0 39 98 299 75 158 6 .287 .373 .373 .917 6.04
2020 NYY 28 26 101 23 26 3 0 9 22 56 10 32 0 .257 .336 .336 .890 1.13
2019 NYY 102 99 378 75 103 18 1 27 55 204 64 141 3 .272 .381 .381 .921 5.61
2018 NYY 112 108 413 77 115 22 0 27 67 218 76 152 6 .278 .392 .392 .920 5.87
2017 NYY 155 151 542 128 154 24 3 52 114 340 127 208 9 .284 .422 .422 1.049 7.99
2016 NYY 27 24 84 10 15 2 0 4 10 29 9 42 0 .179 .263 .263 .608 -0.29
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