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Washington Nationals 2021 Payroll

An updated look at the Washington Nationals 2021 payroll salary table, including active salaries, bonuses, statuses, retained & dead payments, minor/non-roster players, and team totals.

Nationals – The Athletic

Player Option
Club Option
Mutual Option
Qual. Offer
Estimate
Active Players (25) Age Pos. Status Base Salary Signing Bonus Payroll Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Scherzer Max Scherzer 36 SP Vet $27,360,623 $7,142,857 $34,503,480 $34,503,480 24.39 28,689,376
Corbin Patrick Corbin 31 SP Vet $24,000,000 $416,666 $24,416,666 $24,416,666 17.26 23,333,333
Strasburg Stephen Strasburg 32 SP Vet $35,000,000 - $35,000,000 $23,571,429 16.66 35,000,000
Sanchez Anibal Sanchez 37 SP Vet $12,000,000 - $12,000,000 $12,000,000 8.48 12,000,000
Eaton Adam Eaton 32 RF Vet $10,500,000 - $10,500,000 $10,500,000 7.42 10,500,000
Harris Will Harris 36 RP Vet $8,000,000 - $8,000,000 $8,000,000 5.65 8,000,000
Kendrick Howie Kendrick 37 2B Vet $6,500,000 - $6,500,000 $6,500,000 4.59 6,250,000
Castro Starlin Castro 31 2B Vet $6,000,000 - $6,000,000 $6,000,000 4.24 6,000,000
Gomes Yan Gomes 33 C Vet $6,000,000 - $6,000,000 $6,000,000 4.24 5,000,000
Hudson Daniel Hudson 34 RP/CL Vet $6,000,000 - $6,000,000 $6,000,000 4.24 5,500,000
Thames Eric Thames 34 1B Vet $4,000,000 - $4,000,000 $4,000,000 2.83 4,000,000
Barrett Aaron Barrett 33 RP Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Elias Roenis Elias 32 RP Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Fedde Erick Fedde 28 RP Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Guerra Javy Guerra 35 RP Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Harper Ryne Harper 32 RP Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 0
McGowin Kyle McGowin 29 SP Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Noll Jake Noll 27 2B Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Rainey Tanner Rainey 28 RP Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Robles Victor Robles 24 OF Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Ross Joe Ross 28 SP Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Soto Juan Soto 22 LF Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Suero Wander Suero 29 RP Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Turner Trea Turner 28 SS Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Voth Austin Voth 29 RP Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 0


2021 Deferred Salaries

Salaries for players who had salaries deferred to the current year. We are NOT counting these against the active payroll.

Player (4) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Strasburg Stephen Strasburg 32 SP $10,000,000 - $10,000,000 $10,000,000
Wieters Matt Wieters 35 C $5,000,000 - $5,000,000 $5,000,000
Sanchez Anibal Sanchez 37 SP $4,000,000 - $4,000,000 $4,000,000
Soriano Rafael Soriano 41 RP $2,000,000 - $2,000,000 $2,000,000


2021 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $145,360,623 $7,559,523 - $152,920,146 $141,491,575
Deferred Salary $21,000,000 - - $21,000,000 $21,000,000
Total Payroll $145,360,623 $7,559,523 - $152,920,146 $141,491,575

 

2021 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $210,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $144,272,709
Estimated Player Benefits $15,500,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,500,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $162,272,709
Comp. Balance Tax Space $47,727,291