Salvador Perez

Age: 34-43d (May 10, 1990)
Exp: 12.05 Years
Country: VE
Agent(s): Rick Thurman (Beverly Hills Sports Council)
2024 Payroll Salary

$20,000,000

2024 Cash

$20,000,000

Career Earnings

$109,742,929

2022-2026 Extension (CURRENT)

Salvador Perez signed a 4 year , $82,000,000 contract with the Kansas City Royals, including $82,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $20,500,000. In 2024, Perez will earn a base salary of $20,000,000, while carrying a total salary of $20,000,000.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $82,000,000
Average Salary:
$20,500,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2027 / UFA
Year Age Status PayrollAnnual Luxury Tax Tax % League Tax Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2022 32 $18,000,000 $20,500,000 8.91% $18,000,000 $18,000,000
2023 33 $20,000,000 $20,500,000 8.80% $20,000,000 $38,000,000
2024 34 $20,000,000 $20,500,000 8.65% $20,000,000 $58,000,000
2025 35 $22,000,000 $20,500,000 8.51% $22,000,000 $80,000,000
2026 36
Club
$13,500,000 $13,500,000 - $2,000,000 $82,000,000
2027 37
UFA
Year Age Service Status Base Salary Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely Payroll Salary Luxury Tax
2022 32 10.050 $18,000,000 - - $18,000,000 $20,500,000
2023 33 11.050 $20,000,000 - - $20,000,000 $20,500,000
2024 34 12.050 $20,000,000 - - $20,000,000 $20,500,000
2025 35 - $22,000,000 - - $22,000,000 $20,500,000
2026 36 -
Club
$13,500,000 - - $13,500,000 $13,500,000
2027 37 --
UFA
Year Age Status Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2022 32 $18,000,000 $18,000,000 $18,000,000 $18,000,000 $16,400,000
2023 33 $20,000,000 $20,000,000 $38,000,000 $19,000,000 $16,000,000
2024 34 $20,000,000 $20,000,000 $58,000,000 $19,333,333 $14,666,667
2025 35 $22,000,000 $22,000,000 $80,000,000 $20,000,000 $12,000,000
2026 36
Club
$2,000,000 $2,000,000 $82,000,000 $16,400,000 $2,000,000
Contract Notes
  • 2026 club option includes a $2M buyout
Source: MLB contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2017-2021 Arbitration Extension

Salvador Perez signed a 5 year , $52,500,000 contract with the Kansas City Royals, including $6,000,000 signing bonus, $52,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $10,500,000.
Contract Terms:
5 yr(s) / $52,500,000
Average Salary:
$10,500,000
Signing Bonus:
$6,000,000
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2012-2019 Pre-Arbitration Extension

Salvador Perez signed a 5 year , $7,000,000 contract with the Kansas City Royals, including $7,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,400,000.
Contract Terms:
5 yr(s) / $7,000,000
Average Salary:
$1,400,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2011-2011 Pre-Arb

Salvador Perez signed a 1 year , $414,000 contract with the Kansas City Royals, including $414,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $414,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $414,000
Average Salary:
$414,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2006-2006 Signing Bonus

Salvador Perez signed a 1 year , $65,000 contract with the Kansas City Royals, including $65,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $65,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $65,000
Average Salary:
$65,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$109,742,929

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

1 team

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2006 16
Signing Bonus
$65,000
$65,000
2011 21
Active
$113,114
$178,114
2012 22
Active
$750,000
$928,114
2013 23
Active
$1,050,000
$1,978,114
AL Gold Glove:C
2014 24
Active
$1,600,000
$3,578,114
AL Gold Glove:C
2015 25
Active
$1,850,000
$5,428,114
Champion AL Gold Glove:C
2016 26
Active
$2,000,000
$7,428,114
AL Gold Glove:C AL Silver Slugger:C
2017 27
Active
$9,000,000
$16,428,114
2018 28
Active
$7,500,000
$23,928,114
AL Gold Glove:C AL Silver Slugger:C
2019 29
Injured
$10,000,000
$33,928,114
2020 30
Active
$4,814,815
$38,742,929
All MLB (1st) AL Silver Slugger:C
2021 31
Active
$13,000,000
$51,742,929
AL Silver Slugger:C All MLB (1st)
2022 32
Active
$18,000,000
$69,742,929
2023 33
Active
$20,000,000
$89,742,929
2024 34
Active
$20,000,000
$109,742,929
Total      
$109,742,929
$109,742,929
2025 35
Active
$22,000,000
2026 36
Active / Club
$2,000,000
Total
$133,742,929
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2006
16
$65,000
$65,000
$65,000
2011
21
$113,115
$113,114
$178,114
2012
22
$750,000
$750,000
$928,114
2013
23
$1,000,000
$50,000
$1,050,000
$1,978,114
2014
24
$1,500,000
$100,000
$1,600,000
$3,578,114
2015
25
$1,750,000
$100,000
$1,850,000
$5,428,114
2016
26
$2,000,000
$2,000,000
$7,428,114
2017
27
$3,000,000
$6,000,000
$9,000,000
$16,428,114
2018
28
$7,500,000
$7,500,000
$23,928,114
2019
29
$10,000,000
$10,000,000
$33,928,114
2020
30
$4,814,815
$4,814,815
$38,742,929
2021
31
$13,000,000
$13,000,000
$51,742,929
2022
32
$18,000,000
$18,000,000
$69,742,929
2023
33
$20,000,000
$20,000,000
$89,742,929
2024
34
$20,000,000
$20,000,000
$109,742,929
Total
$103,427,930
$6,065,000
$250,000
$109,742,929
$109,742,929
2025
35
$22,000,000
$22,000,000
2026
36
$2,000,000
$2,000,000
Total
$127,427,930
$6,065,000
$250,000
$133,742,929

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
15 $103,427,930 $6,065,000 $250,000 $109,742,929

Injuries

Year Dates Reason
2017 KC Aug 06, 2017 - Aug 22, 2017 Back
2018 KC Mar 29, 2018 - Apr 24, 2018 Knee
2019 KC Mar 28, 2019 - Sep 29, 2019 Elbow (Tommy John)
2020 KC Aug 18, 2020 - Sep 11, 2020 Eye
2022 KC May 17, 2022 - May 28, 2022 Thumb
2022 KC Jun 24, 2022 - Jul 29, 2022 Thumb
2023 KC Sep 18, 2023 - Sep 24, 2023 Concussion
  • Mar 21, 2021 Signed a 4 year $82.5 million contract extension with Kansas City (KC)
  • Mar 01, 2016 Signed a 6 year $52.5 million extension with Kansas City (KC)
  • Feb 27, 2012 Signed a 5 year $7 million contract with Kansas City (KC)
  • Oct 10, 2006 Signed a contract with Kansas City (KC)
Year Team GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB BB K SB AVG OBP SLG OPS WAR
2024 KC 67 66 242 26 73 15 0 10 42 118 24 47 0 .302 .381 .381 .869 1.85
2023 KC 140 140 538 59 137 21 0 23 80 227 19 135 0 .255 .292 .292 .714 0.53
2022 KC 114 114 445 48 113 23 1 23 76 207 18 109 0 .254 .292 .292 .757 2.72
2021 KC 161 160 620 88 169 24 0 48 121 337 28 170 1 .273 .316 .316 .860 5.29
2020 KC 37 37 150 22 50 12 0 11 32 95 3 36 1 .333 .353 .353 .986 2.08
2018 KC 129 128 510 52 120 23 0 27 80 224 17 108 1 .235 .274 .274 .713 2.25
2017 KC 129 126 471 57 126 24 1 27 80 233 17 95 1 .268 .297 .297 .792 2.54
2016 KC 139 135 514 57 126 27 2 22 64 223 22 119 0 .245 .286 .286 .720 2.89
2015 KC 142 139 532 52 137 25 0 21 70 225 13 84 1 .258 .278 .278 .701 2.37
2014 KC 150 147 578 57 150 28 2 17 70 233 22 85 1 .260 .289 .289 .692 3.55
2013 KC 138 127 496 48 145 25 3 13 79 215 21 63 0 .292 .323 .323 .756 4.17
2012 KC 76 75 289 38 87 16 0 11 39 136 12 27 0 .301 .328 .328 .799 2.99
2011 KC 39 39 148 20 49 8 2 3 21 70 7 20 0 .331 .361 .361 .834 1.45
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