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MLB Salary Rankings MLB Salary Rankings

Listing the top salaries, cap hits, cash, earnings, contracts, and bonuses, for all active MLB players.

2019 Average Rankings

Player average
1

Zack Greinke

Starting Pitcher
$34,416,667
2

Clayton Kershaw

Starting Pitcher
$31,000,000

David Price

Starting Pitcher
$31,000,000

Miguel Cabrera

1st Base
$31,000,000
5

Jose Altuve

2nd Base
$30,200,000
6

Max Scherzer

Starting Pitcher
$30,000,000
7

Yoenis Cespedes

Center Field
$27,500,000
8

Justin Verlander

Starting Pitcher
$27,000,000
9

Jon Lester

Starting Pitcher
$25,833,333
10

Jake Arrieta

Starting Pitcher
$25,000,000

Giancarlo Stanton

Designated Hitter
$25,000,000

Felix Hernandez

Starting Pitcher
$25,000,000

Stephen Strasburg

Starting Pitcher
$25,000,000
14

Mike Trout

Center Field
$24,083,333
15

Albert Pujols

Designated Hitter
$24,000,000

Robinson Cano

2nd Base
$24,000,000

Cole Hamels

Starting Pitcher
$24,000,000
18

Patrick Corbin

Starting Pitcher
$23,333,333
19

Josh Donaldson

3rd Base
$23,000,000

Chris Davis

1st Base
$23,000,000

Jason Heyward

Right Field
$23,000,000
22

Joey Votto

1st Base
$22,500,000
23

Masahiro Tanaka

Starting Pitcher
$22,142,857
24

J.D. Martinez

Designated Hitter
$22,000,000

Jordan Zimmermann

Starting Pitcher
$22,000,000
26

Jacoby Ellsbury

Center Field
$21,857,143
27

Johnny Cueto

Starting Pitcher
$21,666,667
28

Justin Upton

Left Field
$21,200,000
29

Ryan Braun

Left Field
$21,000,000

Yu Darvish

Starting Pitcher
$21,000,000
31

Rick Porcello

Starting Pitcher
$20,625,000
32

Matt Kemp

Right Field
$20,000,000

Carlos Santana

1st Base
$20,000,000

Mookie Betts

Right Field
$20,000,000

Edwin Encarnacion

Designated Hitter
$20,000,000

Yadier Molina

Catcher
$20,000,000
37

Buster Posey

Catcher
$19,875,000
38

Charlie Blackmon

Center Field
$18,800,000

Anthony Rendon

3rd Base
$18,800,000
40

Shin-Soo Choo

Designated Hitter
$18,571,429
41

Yasmani Grandal

Catcher
$18,250,000
42

Alex Gordon

Left Field
$18,000,000

Eric Hosmer

1st Base
$18,000,000

Jeff Samardzija

Starting Pitcher
$18,000,000
45

Hyun-Jin Ryu

Starting Pitcher
$17,900,000
46

Homer Bailey

Starting Pitcher
$17,500,000
47

Wade Davis

Relief Pitcher
$17,333,333
48

Aroldis Chapman

Relief Pitcher
$17,200,000
49

Jacob deGrom

Starting Pitcher
$17,000,000

J.A. Happ

Starting Pitcher
$17,000,000

Nathan Eovaldi

Starting Pitcher
$17,000,000
52

Freddie Freeman

1st Base
$16,875,000
53

Andrew McCutchen

Right Field
$16,666,667

Evan Longoria

3rd Base
$16,666,667

Ryan Zimmerman

1st Base
$16,666,667
56

Khris Davis

Designated Hitter
$16,500,000

Dexter Fowler

Center Field
$16,500,000
58

Russell Martin

Catcher
$16,400,000
59

Lorenzo Cain

Center Field
$16,000,000

Michael Brantley

Left Field
$16,000,000

Jose Abreu

1st Base
$16,000,000

Kenley Jansen

Relief Pitcher
$16,000,000

Justin Turner

3rd Base
$16,000,000

Rich Hill

Starting Pitcher
$16,000,000

Mike Leake

Starting Pitcher
$16,000,000

Wei-Yin Chen

Starting Pitcher
$16,000,000
67

Mark Melancon

Relief Pitcher
$15,500,000
68

Charlie Morton

Starting Pitcher
$15,000,000

Elvis Andrus

Shortstop
$15,000,000
70

Brandon Belt

1st Base
$14,560,000
71

Yusei Kikuchi

Starting Pitcher
$14,333,333
72

Nelson Cruz

Designated Hitter
$14,300,000
73

Kyle Seager

3rd Base
$14,285,714
74

Alex Cobb

Starting Pitcher
$14,250,000
75

Jean Segura

Shortstop
$14,000,000

Ian Kennedy

Starting Pitcher
$14,000,000

Ian Desmond

Left Field
$14,000,000

Ben Zobrist

2nd Base
$14,000,000
79

Wil Myers

Left Field
$13,833,333
80

Dustin Pedroia

2nd Base
$13,750,000
81

Martin Prado

3rd Base
$13,333,333
82

Josh Reddick

Right Field
$13,000,000

Danny Duffy

Starting Pitcher
$13,000,000

Zach Britton

Relief Pitcher
$13,000,000

Jay Bruce

Right Field
$13,000,000
86

Kris Bryant

3rd Base
$12,900,000
87

Zack Cozart

Shortstop
$12,666,667

Tyler Chatwood

Starting Pitcher
$12,666,667
89

Andrew Miller

Relief Pitcher
$12,500,000

Mark Trumbo

Designated Hitter
$12,500,000

Brandon Crawford

Shortstop
$12,500,000
92

Marcell Ozuna

Left Field
$12,250,000
93

George Springer

Center Field
$12,000,000

D.J. LeMahieu

2nd Base
$12,000,000

Daniel Murphy

2nd Base
$12,000,000

Xander Bogaerts

Shortstop
$12,000,000
97

Carlos Carrasco

Starting Pitcher
$11,750,000

Didi Gregorius

Shortstop
$11,750,000
99

David Robertson

Relief Pitcher
$11,500,000
100

Yasmany Tomas

Left Field
$11,416,667