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St. Louis Cardinals

St. Louis Cardinals 2023 Payroll

Cardinals 2023 Payroll

An updated look at the St. Louis Cardinals 2023 payroll table, including base pay, bonuses, options, & tax allocations.

 

Cardinals – The Athletic

Player Option
Club Option
Mutual Option
Qual. Offer
Estimate
Active Players (20) Age Pos. Status Base Salary Signing Bonus Payroll Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Arenado Nolan Arenado 32 3B Vet $35,000,000 - $35,000,000 $27,800,000 28.45 26,500,000
Goldschmidt Paul Goldschmidt 35 1B Vet $22,000,000 $4,000,000 $26,000,000 $26,000,000 26.61 26,000,000
Martinez Carlos Martinez 31 SP Vet $18,000,000 - $18,000,000 $18,000,000 18.42 18,000,000
Mikolas Miles Mikolas 34 SP Vet $15,750,000 $1,000,000 $16,750,000 $16,750,000 17.14 17,000,000
DeJong Paul DeJong 29 SS Arb 3 $9,000,000 $166,668 $9,166,668 $9,166,668 9.38 4,333,333
Bader Harrison Bader 29 CF Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Cabrera Genesis Cabrera 26 RP Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Dean Austin Dean 29 LF Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Edman Tommy Edman 28 2B Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Flaherty Jack Flaherty 27 SP Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Gallegos Giovanny Gallegos 31 RP/CL Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Helsley Ryan Helsley 28 RP Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Hicks Jordan Hicks 26 RP Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Hudson Dakota Hudson 28 SP Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Knizner Andrew Knizner 28 C Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
O'Neill Tyler O'Neill 28 OF Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Poncedeleon Daniel Poncedeleon 31 RP Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Reyes Alexander Reyes 28 RP Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Webb Tyler Webb 32 RP Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Williams Justin Williams 27 OF Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 0


2023 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $99,750,000 $5,166,668 - $104,916,668 $97,716,668
Total Payroll $99,750,000 $5,166,668 - $104,916,668 $97,716,668

 

2023 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $0
Total AAV/Payroll $21,333,333
Estimated Player Benefits $0
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $21,333,333
Comp. Balance Tax Space $-21,333,333
Est. Tax Bill (0%, Surcharge 12%, Surcharge 45%) $9,600,000
Est. Payroll + Tax Bill $30,933,333