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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.

2020 Average Rankings

Player average
1

Mike Trout

Center Field
$35,541,667
2

Zack Greinke

Starting Pitcher
$34,416,667
3

Justin Verlander

Starting Pitcher
$33,000,000
4

Nolan Arenado

3rd Base
$32,500,000
5

Clayton Kershaw

Starting Pitcher
$31,000,000

Miguel Cabrera

1st Base
$31,000,000

David Price

Starting Pitcher
$31,000,000
8

Manny Machado

3rd Base
$30,000,000

Max Scherzer

Starting Pitcher
$30,000,000
10

Chris Sale

Starting Pitcher
$29,000,000
11

Mookie Betts

Right Field
$27,700,000
12

Yoenis Cespedes

Center Field
$27,500,000

Jacob deGrom

Starting Pitcher
$27,500,000
14

Paul Goldschmidt

1st Base
$26,000,000
15

Jon Lester

Starting Pitcher
$25,833,333
16

Bryce Harper

Right Field
$25,384,615
17

Jake Arrieta

Starting Pitcher
$25,000,000

Giancarlo Stanton

Designated Hitter
$25,000,000
19

Robinson Cano

2nd Base
$24,000,000

Albert Pujols

1st Base
$24,000,000
21

Jose Altuve

2nd Base
$23,357,143
22

Patrick Corbin

Starting Pitcher
$23,333,333
23

Chris Davis

1st Base
$23,000,000

Jason Heyward

Right Field
$23,000,000
25

Joey Votto

1st Base
$22,500,000
26

Masahiro Tanaka

Starting Pitcher
$22,142,857
27

Jordan Zimmermann

Starting Pitcher
$22,000,000

J.D. Martinez

Designated Hitter
$22,000,000
29

Jacoby Ellsbury

Center Field
$21,857,143
30

Johnny Cueto

Starting Pitcher
$21,666,667
31

George Springer

Center Field
$21,400,000
32

Justin Upton

Left Field
$21,200,000
33

Ryan Braun

Left Field
$21,000,000

Yu Darvish

Starting Pitcher
$21,000,000
35

Carlos Santana

Designated Hitter
$20,000,000

Yadier Molina

Catcher
$20,000,000

Alex Bregman

3rd Base
$20,000,000

Xander Bogaerts

Shortstop
$20,000,000
39

Buster Posey

Catcher
$19,875,000
40

Matt Carpenter

1st Base
$19,500,000
41

Trevor Bauer

Starting Pitcher
$18,600,000
42

Shin-Soo Choo

Designated Hitter
$18,571,429
43

Kris Bryant

3rd Base
$18,500,000
44

Eric Hosmer

1st Base
$18,000,000

Jeff Samardzija

Starting Pitcher
$18,000,000

Charlie Blackmon

Right Field
$18,000,000
47

Wade Davis

Relief Pitcher
$17,333,333
48

Miles Mikolas

Starting Pitcher
$17,000,000

Nathan Eovaldi

Starting Pitcher
$17,000,000

J.A. Happ

Starting Pitcher
$17,000,000
51

Freddie Freeman

1st Base
$16,875,000
52

Khris Davis

Designated Hitter
$16,750,000
53

Francisco Lindor

Shortstop
$16,700,000
54

Andrew McCutchen

Right Field
$16,666,667

Evan Longoria

3rd Base
$16,666,667
56

Dexter Fowler

Center Field
$16,500,000
57

Justin Turner

3rd Base
$16,000,000

Kenley Jansen

Relief Pitcher
$16,000,000

Wei-Yin Chen

Relief Pitcher
$16,000,000

Mike Leake

Starting Pitcher
$16,000,000

Lorenzo Cain

Center Field
$16,000,000

Michael Brantley

Left Field
$16,000,000

Aroldis Chapman

Relief Pitcher
$16,000,000
64

Mark Melancon

Relief Pitcher
$15,500,000
65

Charlie Morton

Starting Pitcher
$15,000,000

Elvis Andrus

Shortstop
$15,000,000
67

Brandon Belt

1st Base
$14,560,000
68

Yusei Kikuchi

Starting Pitcher
$14,333,333

Craig Kimbrel

Relief Pitcher
$14,333,333
70

Nelson Cruz

Designated Hitter
$14,300,000
71

Kyle Seager

3rd Base
$14,285,714
72

Alex Cobb

Starting Pitcher
$14,250,000
73

Jean Segura

Shortstop
$14,000,000

Ian Desmond

Center Field
$14,000,000

Ian Kennedy

Relief Pitcher
$14,000,000
76

Kyle Hendricks

Starting Pitcher
$13,875,000
77

Wil Myers

Left Field
$13,833,333
78

Dustin Pedroia

2nd Base
$13,750,000
79

Marcus Semien

Shortstop
$13,500,000
80

Jay Bruce

Right Field
$13,000,000

Josh Reddick

Right Field
$13,000,000

Danny Duffy

Starting Pitcher
$13,000,000

Zack Britton

Relief Pitcher
$13,000,000
84

James Paxton

Starting Pitcher
$12,900,000
85

Tyler Chatwood

Relief Pitcher
$12,666,667

Zack Cozart

3rd Base
$12,666,667
87

Brandon Crawford

Shortstop
$12,500,000

Andrew Miller

Relief Pitcher
$12,500,000

Ronald Acuna

Left Field
$12,500,000
90

A.J. Pollock

Center Field
$12,000,000

Daniel Murphy

1st Base
$12,000,000

D.J. LeMahieu

2nd Base
$12,000,000
93

Cesar Hernandez

2nd Base
$11,800,000

Marcus Stroman

Starting Pitcher
$11,800,000
95

Carlos Carrasco

Relief Pitcher
$11,750,000
96

Cody Bellinger

Right Field
$11,600,000
97

David Robertson

Relief Pitcher
$11,500,000

Trevor Story

Shortstop
$11,500,000
99

Yasmany Tomas

Left Field
$11,416,667
100

Aaron Nola

Starting Pitcher
$11,250,000