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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.

2021 Base Rankings

Player POS Age base
1 Cole SP 30 $36,000,000
2 Trout CF 29 $35,450,000
3 Strasburg SP 32 $35,000,000
Arenado 3B 30 $35,000,000
5 deGrom SP 33 $33,500,000
6 Verlander SP 38 $33,000,000
7 Price SP 35 $32,000,000
Greinke SP 37 $32,000,000
9 Pujols 1B 41 $30,000,000
Cabrera DH 38 $30,000,000
Sale SP 32 $30,000,000
Machado 3B 28 $30,000,000
13 Stanton DH 31 $29,000,000
14 Rendon 3B 31 $27,500,000
15 Scherzer SP 36 $27,360,623
16 Harper RF 28 $26,000,000
Altuve 2B 31 $26,000,000
18 Votto 1B 37 $25,000,000
19 Corbin SP 31 $24,000,000
Cano 2B 38 $24,000,000
21 Kershaw SP 33 $23,333,334
22 Upton LF 33 $23,000,000
23 Wheeler SP 31 $22,500,000
24 Darvish SP 34 $22,000,000
Freeman 1B 31 $22,000,000
Goldschmidt 1B 33 $22,000,000
27 Posey C 34 $21,400,000
28 Heyward RF 31 $21,000,000
Donaldson 3B 35 $21,000,000
Cueto SP 35 $21,000,000
Blackmon RF 35 $21,000,000
32 Myers LF 30 $20,000,000
Hosmer 1B 31 $20,000,000
Jansen RP/CL 33 $20,000,000
McCutchen LF 34 $20,000,000
Bogaerts SS 28 $20,000,000
Ryu SP 34 $20,000,000
38 Lindor SS 27 $19,500,000
39 Martinez DH 33 $19,350,000
40 Bumgarner SP 31 $19,000,000
41 Gausman SP 30 $18,900,000
Stroman SP 30 $18,900,000
43 Bryant 3B 29 $18,600,000
44 Longoria 3B 35 $18,500,000
Carpenter 3B 35 $18,500,000
46 Grandal C 32 $18,250,000
47 Keuchel SP 33 $18,000,000
Seager 3B 33 $18,000,000
49 Betts RF 28 $17,500,000
Story SS 28 $17,500,000
51 Davis 1B 35 $17,000,000
Eovaldi SP 31 $17,000,000
Cain CF 35 $17,000,000
54 Davis DH 33 $16,750,000
55 Rizzo 1B 31 $16,500,000
56 Kimbrel RP/CL 33 $16,000,000
Belt 1B 33 $16,000,000
Abreu 1B 34 $16,000,000
59 Mikolas SP 32 $15,750,000
60 Duffy SP 32 $15,500,000
61 Cobb SP 33 $15,000,000
Crawford SS 34 $15,000,000
Pollock LF 33 $15,000,000
Kikuchi SP 30 $15,000,000
Morton SP 37 $15,000,000
Chapman RP/CL 33 $15,000,000
67 Fowler RF 35 $14,500,000
68 Segura 2B 31 $14,250,000
69 Hendricks SP 31 $14,000,000
Andrus SS 32 $14,000,000
Castellanos RF 29 $14,000,000
Yelich LF 29 $14,000,000
Moustakas 2B 32 $14,000,000
74 Turner SS 28 $13,000,000
Bellinger OF 25 $13,000,000
Smith RP 31 $13,000,000
Perez C 31 $13,000,000
Britton RP 33 $13,000,000
79 Marte CF 32 $12,500,000
80 Carrasco SP 34 $12,000,000
Seager SS 27 $12,000,000
Odor 2B 27 $12,000,000
Pedroia 2B 37 $12,000,000
Roark SP 34 $12,000,000
Miller RP 36 $12,000,000
86 Nola SP 28 $11,750,000
87 Kiermaier CF 31 $11,500,000
Martinez SP 29 $11,500,000
89 Baez SS 28 $11,000,000
Sano 1B 28 $11,000,000
Bregman 3B 27 $11,000,000
Familia RP 31 $11,000,000
Conforto RF 28 $11,000,000
Polanco RF 29 $11,000,000
Smyly SP 32 $11,000,000
96 Snell SP 28 $10,500,000
Hicks CF 31 $10,500,000
Garcia LF 30 $10,500,000
Suarez 3B 29 $10,500,000
100 Severino SP 27 $10,250,000