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MLB Salary Rankings MLB Salary Rankings

Listing the top payroll, base, & average salaries, plus cash, earnings, contracts, and bonuses, for all active MLB players.

2020 Average Rankings

Player POS Age average
1 Cole SP 29 $36,000,000
2 Trout CF 28 $35,541,667
3 Strasburg SP 31 $35,000,000
Rendon 3B 30 $35,000,000
5 Greinke SP 36 $34,416,667
6 Verlander SP 37 $33,000,000
7 Arenado 3B 29 $32,500,000
8 Cabrera DH 37 $31,000,000
Price SP 34 $31,000,000
Kershaw SP 32 $31,000,000
11 Betts RF 27 $30,416,667
12 Machado 3B 27 $30,000,000
Scherzer SP 35 $30,000,000
14 Sale SP 31 $29,000,000
15 deGrom SP 32 $27,500,000
Cespedes CF 34 $27,500,000
17 Yelich LF 28 $26,928,571
18 Robert OF 22 $26,000,000
Goldschmidt 1B 32 $26,000,000
20 Lester SP 36 $25,833,333
21 Harper RF 27 $25,384,615
22 Arrieta SP 34 $25,000,000
Stanton DH 30 $25,000,000
24 Cano 2B 37 $24,000,000
Pujols 1B 40 $24,000,000
26 Wheeler SP 30 $23,600,000
27 Altuve 2B 30 $23,357,143
28 Corbin SP 30 $23,333,333
29 Davis 1B 34 $23,000,000
Donaldson 3B 34 $23,000,000
Heyward RF 30 $23,000,000
32 Votto 1B 36 $22,500,000
33 Tanaka SP 31 $22,142,857
34 Zimmermann RP 34 $22,000,000
Martinez DH 32 $22,000,000
36 Cueto SP 34 $21,666,667
37 Upton LF 32 $21,200,000
38 Springer CF 30 $21,000,000
Darvish SP 33 $21,000,000
Braun 1B 36 $21,000,000
41 Bogaerts SS 27 $20,000,000
Bregman 3B 26 $20,000,000
Ryu SP 33 $20,000,000
Santana 1B 34 $20,000,000
Molina C 37 $20,000,000
46 Posey C 33 $19,875,000
47 Carpenter 3B 34 $19,500,000
48 Bryant 3B 28 $18,600,000
49 Choo DH 37 $18,571,429
50 Keuchel SP 32 $18,500,000
51 Grandal C 31 $18,250,000
52 Samardzija SP 35 $18,000,000
Hosmer 1B 30 $18,000,000
Hamels SP 36 $18,000,000
Ozuna LF 29 $18,000,000
Blackmon RF 34 $18,000,000
57 Odorizzi SP 30 $17,800,000
58 Bauer SP 29 $17,500,000
Lindor SS 26 $17,500,000
60 Davis RP 34 $17,333,333
61 Eovaldi SP 30 $17,000,000
Bumgarner SP 30 $17,000,000
Happ SP 37 $17,000,000
Mikolas SP 31 $17,000,000
65 Freeman 1B 30 $16,875,000
66 Davis DH 32 $16,750,000
67 Longoria 3B 34 $16,666,667
McCutchen LF 33 $16,666,667
Abreu 1B 33 $16,666,667
70 Fowler RF 34 $16,500,000
71 Turner 3B 35 $16,000,000
Jansen RP/CL 32 $16,000,000
Castellanos RF 28 $16,000,000
Moustakas 2B 31 $16,000,000
Brantley LF 33 $16,000,000
Leake SP 32 $16,000,000
Chapman RP/CL 32 $16,000,000
Cain CF 34 $16,000,000
79 Melancon RP/CL 35 $15,500,000
80 Andrus SS 31 $15,000,000
Morton SP 36 $15,000,000
82 Belt 1B 32 $14,560,000
83 Kikuchi SP 29 $14,333,333
Kimbrel RP/CL 32 $14,333,333
85 Cruz DH 40 $14,300,000
86 Seager 3B 32 $14,285,714
87 Cobb SP 32 $14,250,000
88 Moncada 3B 25 $14,000,000
Segura 2B 30 $14,000,000
Gregorius SS 30 $14,000,000
Kennedy RP 35 $14,000,000
Desmond CF 34 $14,000,000
93 Hendricks SP 30 $13,875,000
94 Myers LF 29 $13,833,333
95 Pedroia 2B 36 $13,750,000
Story SS 27 $13,750,000
97 Smith RP 30 $13,333,333
98 Bruce RF 33 $13,000,000
Reddick RF 33 $13,000,000
Duffy SP 31 $13,000,000