George Kittle

San Francisco 49ers, Tight End
Age: 30-295d (Oct 09, 1993)
Exp: 8 Years
Country: US
College: Iowa
Drafted: Round 5 (#146 overall), 2017
Agent(s): Jack Bechta (JB Sports)
2024 Cap Hit

$12,204,575

2024 Cash

$14,000,000

Career Earnings

$48,505,903

2020-2025 Extension (CURRENT)

George Kittle signed a 5 year , $75,000,000 contract with the San Francisco 49ers, including $18,000,000 signing bonus, $40,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $15,000,000. In 2024, Kittle will earn a base salary of $1,210,000, a restructure bonus of $12,190,000 and a workout bonus of $100,000, while carrying a cap hit of $12,204,575 and a dead cap value of $30,523,725.
Contract Terms:
5 yr(s) / $75,000,000
Average Salary:
$15,000,000
Signing Bonus:
$18,000,000
GTD at Sign:
$30,000,000
Total GTD:
$40,000,000
Free Agent:
2026 / UFA
Year Age Status Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2020 27 $5,807,574 2.93% $20,133,000 $20,133,000 $23,707,574
2021 28 $5,450,000 2.99% $3,650,000 $23,783,000 $29,350,000
2022 29 $7,389,329 3.55% $10,539,040 $34,322,040 $27,514,875
2023 30 $9,577,740 4.26% $12,220,576 $46,542,616 $27,470,300
POTENTIAL OUT: 2024, 4 YR, $46,542,616; $30,523,725 DEAD CAP
2024 31 $12,204,575 4.78% $14,000,000 $60,542,616 $30,523,725
2025 32 $21,794,575 7.97% $15,000,000 $75,542,616 $20,129,150
2026 33
Void
UFA
$13,334,575 4.56% - - $13,334,575
2027
Void
$4,552,000 1.45% - - $2,114,000
2028
Void
$2,438,000 0.73% - - -
Year Age Status Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Restructure Proration Roster Bonus Roster/Gm Bonus Option Proration Workout Bonus Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2020 27 $2,133,000 $3,674,574 - - - - - $5,807,574 2.93% $23,707,574
2021 28 $1,250,000 $3,600,000 - $50,000 - $450,000 $100,000 $5,450,000 2.99% $29,350,000
2022 29 $1,035,000 $3,600,000 $1,792,575 $411,754 - $450,000 $100,000 $7,389,329 3.55% $27,514,875
2023 30 $1,080,000 $3,600,000 $3,906,575 - $441,165 $450,000 $100,000 $9,577,740 4.26% $27,470,300
POTENTIAL OUT: 2024, 4 YR, $46,542,616; $30,523,725 DEAD CAP
2024 31 $1,210,000 $3,600,000 $6,344,575 - $500,000 $450,000 $100,000 $12,204,575 4.78% $30,523,725
2025 32 $14,400,000 - $6,344,575 - $500,000 $450,000 $100,000 $21,794,575 7.97% $20,129,150
2026 33
Void
UFA
- - $6,344,575 - - - - $13,334,575 4.56% $13,334,575
2027
Void
- - $4,552,000 - - - - $4,552,000 1.45% $2,114,000
2028
Void
- - $2,438,000 - - - - $2,438,000 0.73% -
Year Age Status Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Restructure Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2020 27 $2,133,000 $18,000,000 - - - - $20,133,000 $20,133,000 $20,133,000 $12,590,436
2021 28 $1,250,000 - - $50,000 $2,250,000 $100,000 $3,650,000 $23,783,000 $11,891,500 $11,081,923
2022 29 $1,035,000 - $8,962,875 $441,165 - $100,000 $10,539,040 $34,322,040 $11,440,680 $12,939,904
2023 30 $1,080,000 - $10,570,000 - - $100,000 $12,220,576 $46,542,616 $11,635,654 $13,740,192
2024 31 $1,210,000 - $12,190,000 - - $100,000 $14,000,000 $60,542,616 $12,108,523 $14,500,000
2025 32 $14,400,000 - - - - $100,000 $15,000,000 $75,542,616 $12,590,436 $15,000,000
2026 33
Void
- - - - - - - - - -
2027 34
Void
- - - - - - - - - -
2028 35
Void
- - - - - - - - - -
Contract Notes
  • $23.6M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2020 salary + 2021 salary + 2021 option bonus + $6.367M of 2022 salary)
  • Remaining $5M of 2022 salary fully guarantees on 4/1/2021
  • $4.917M of 2023 salary fully guarantees on 4/1/2021
  • Remaining $5M of 2023 salary fully guarantees on 4/1/2022
  • 2021 option bonus: $2.25M (due 3/21/2021)
  • 2021 Per Game Active Bonus: $5,882 ($100,000, 8 LTBE)
  • 2022-2025 Per Game Active Bonus: $29,411 ($500,000, 15 LTBE in 2023)
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2017-2020 Rookie

George Kittle signed a 4 year , $2,698,287 contract with the San Francisco 49ers, including $298,287 signing bonus, $298,287 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $674,572.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $2,698,287
Average Salary:
$674,572
Signing Bonus:
$298,287
GTD at Sign:
$298,287
Total GTD:
$298,287
Free Agent:
2021 / UFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$48,505,903

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

1 team

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2017 24
Active
$763,287
$763,287
2018 25
Active
$555,000
$1,318,287
2019 26
Active
$645,000
$1,963,287
2020 27
Active
$20,133,000
$22,096,287
2021 28
Active
$3,650,000
$25,746,287
2022 29
Active
$10,539,040
$36,285,327
All NFL (2nd)
2023 30
Active
$12,220,576
$48,505,903
Nfc Pro Bowl:TE All NFL (1st)
Total      
$48,505,903
$48,505,903
2024 31
Active
$14,000,000
2025 32
Active
$15,000,000
Total
$77,505,903
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2017
24
$465,000
$298,287
$763,287
$763,287
2018
25
$555,000
$555,000
$1,318,287
2019
26
$645,000
$645,000
$1,963,287
2020
27
$2,133,000
$18,000,000
$20,133,000
$22,096,287
2021
28
$1,250,000
$50,000
$2,250,000
$100,000
$3,650,000
$25,746,287
2022
29
$1,035,000
$8,962,875
$441,165
$100,000
$10,539,040
$36,285,327
2023
30
$1,080,000
$10,570,000
$100,000
$12,220,576
$48,505,903
Total
$7,163,000
$18,298,287
$19,532,875
$491,165
$2,250,000
$300,000
$48,505,903
$48,505,903
2024
31
$1,210,000
$12,190,000
$100,000
$14,000,000
2025
32
$14,400,000
$100,000
$15,000,000
Total
$22,773,000
$18,298,287
$31,722,875
$491,165
$2,250,000
$500,000
$77,505,903

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
7 $7,163,000 $18,298,287 $491,165 $19,532,875 $300,000 - $48,505,903

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2020 SF 9 - 15 Foot
2021 SF 5 - 8 Calf
  • Mar 15, 2024 Converted $12.19M of 2024 salary into signing bonus, adding 1 void year, clearing $9.752M of cap with San Francisco (SF)
  • Oct 13, 2023 Fined $13,659 Taunting against Dallas (DAL)
  • Sep 06, 2023 Converted $10.57M of 2023 base salary into signing bonus, adding 1 void year, clearing $8.456M of cap with San Francisco (SF)
  • Mar 16, 2022 Converted $10.415M of 2022 salary into signing bonus, adding one void year, freeing up $8.33M of cap space with San Francisco (SF)
  • Aug 13, 2020 Signed a 5 year $75 million contract extension with San Francisco (SF)
  • Apr 29, 2017 Drafted by San Francisco (SF): Round 5 (#146 overall)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Oct 13, 2023 Taunting against Dallas (DAL) $13,659
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps% Receiving Targets Receiving Receptions Receiving Yards Receiving Yards/Rec Receiving Yards/Gm Receiving Touchdowns Fum
2023 SF 16 16 895 89.10 90 65 1,020 15.7 63.8 6 0
2022 SF 15 15 859 78.10 86 60 765 12.8 51.0 11 1
2021 SF 14 14 840 91.90 94 71 910 12.8 65.0 6 2
2020 SF 8 7 443 66.30 63 48 634 13.2 79.3 2 0
2019 SF 14 14 815 75.00 107 85 1,053 12.4 75.2 5 1
2018 SF 16 16 928 87.90 136 88 1,377 15.6 86.1 5 0
2017 SF 15 7 593 53.70 63 43 515 12.0 34.3 2 0
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