Justin Herbert

Los Angeles Chargers, Quarterback
Age: 26-110d (Mar 10, 1998)
Exp: 5 Years
Country: US
College: Oregon
Drafted: Round 1 (#6 overall), 2020
Agent(s): David Dunn, Justin Schulman (Athletes First)
2024 Cap Hit

$19,345,675

2024 Cash

$86,104,000

Career Earnings

$39,599,753

2023-2029 Rookie Extension (CURRENT)

Justin Herbert signed a 5 year , $262,500,000 contract with the Los Angeles Chargers, including $16,128,376 signing bonus, $218,738,376 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $52,500,000. In 2024, Herbert will earn a base salary of $6,000,000 and a signing bonus of $50,600,000, while carrying a cap hit of $19,345,675 and a dead cap value of $129,502,700.
Contract Terms:
5 yr(s) / $262,500,000
Average Salary:
$52,500,000
Signing Bonus:
$16,128,376
GTD at Sign:
$133,738,376
Total GTD:
$218,738,376
Free Agent:
2030 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2023 25 $8,458,176 3.76% $17,138,376 $17,138,376 $137,960,876
2024 26 $19,345,675 7.57% $56,600,000 $73,738,376 $129,502,700
2025 27 $37,345,675 13.66% $60,000,000 $133,738,376 $110,157,025
2026 28 $46,345,675 15.85% $24,000,000 $157,738,376 $36,811,350
2027 29 $58,345,675 18.65% $36,000,000 $193,738,376 $23,465,675
2028 30 $71,120,000 21.24% $52,000,000 $245,738,376 $10,120,000
POTENTIAL OUT: 2029, 6 YR, $245,738,376; $0 DEAD CAP
2029 31 $59,500,000 16.61% $50,500,000 $296,238,376 -
2030 32
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Proration Roster Bonus Option Proration Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2023 25 $1,010,000 $7,448,176 - - $8,458,176 3.76% $137,960,876
2024 26 $6,000,000 $3,225,675 - $10,120,000 $19,345,675 7.57% $129,502,700
2025 27 $15,000,000 $3,225,675 - $19,120,000 $37,345,675 13.66% $110,157,025
2026 28 $24,000,000 $3,225,675 - $19,120,000 $46,345,675 15.85% $36,811,350
2027 29 $36,000,000 $3,225,675 - $19,120,000 $58,345,675 18.65% $23,465,675
2028 30 $47,000,000 - $5,000,000 $19,120,000 $71,120,000 21.24% $10,120,000
POTENTIAL OUT: 2029, 6 YR, $245,738,376; $0 DEAD CAP
2029 31 $40,500,000 - $10,000,000 $9,000,000 $59,500,000 16.61% -
2030 32
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2023 25 $1,010,000 $16,128,376 - - $17,138,376 $17,138,376 $17,138,376 $42,319,768
2024 26 $6,000,000 - - $50,600,000 $56,600,000 $73,738,376 $36,869,188 $46,516,667
2025 27 $15,000,000 - - $45,000,000 $60,000,000 $133,738,376 $44,579,459 $44,500,000
2026 28 $24,000,000 - - - $24,000,000 $157,738,376 $39,434,594 $40,625,000
2027 29 $36,000,000 - - - $36,000,000 $193,738,376 $38,747,675 $46,166,667
2028 30 $47,000,000 - $5,000,000 - $52,000,000 $245,738,376 $40,956,396 $51,250,000
2029 31 $40,500,000 - $10,000,000 - $50,500,000 $296,238,376 $42,319,768 $50,500,000
Contract Notes
  • $133.7M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2023 salary + 2024 salary + 2024 option bonus + 2025 salary + 2025 option bonus)
  • 2024 Option Bonus: $50.6M (guaranteed, due 3/22/2024)
  • 2025 Option Bonus: $45M (guaranteed)
  • $24M 2026 salary fully guarantees March 2025 (injury guaranteed at signing)
  • $36M 2027 salary fully guarantees March 2026 (injury guaranteed at signing)
  • $25M of 2028 salary fully guarantees March 2027 (injury guarantees March 2026)
  • 2028 Roster Bonus: $5M
  • 2029 Roster Bonus: $10M
  • Full No Trade Clause
  • Annual Incentives:
    Conference Championship Win: $1.25M
    Super Bowl Win: $1.25M
Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2020-2024 Rookie

Justin Herbert signed a 4 year , $26,578,755 contract with the Los Angeles Chargers, including $16,890,004 signing bonus, $26,578,755 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $6,644,689. In 2024, Herbert will earn a base salary of $29,504,000, while carrying a cap hit of $29,504,000 and a dead cap value of $29,504,000.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $26,578,755
Average Salary:
$6,644,689
Signing Bonus:
$16,890,004
GTD at Sign:
$26,578,755
Total GTD:
$26,578,755
Free Agent:
2025 / UFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$39,599,753

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

1 team

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2020 22
Active
$17,617,002
$17,617,002
ROY OROY
2021 23
Active
$1,818,125
$19,435,127
2022 24
Active
$3,026,250
$22,461,377
2023 25
Injured
$17,138,376
$39,599,753
Total      
$39,599,753
$39,599,753
2024 26
Active
$56,600,000
2025 27
Active
$60,000,000
2026 28
Active
$24,000,000
2027 29
Active
$36,000,000
2028 30
Active
$52,000,000
2029 31
Active
$50,500,000
Total
$318,699,753
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2020
22
$610,000
$16,890,004
$116,998
$17,617,002
$17,617,002
2021
23
$1,818,125
$1,818,125
$19,435,127
2022
24
$3,026,250
$3,026,250
$22,461,377
2023
25
$1,010,000
$16,128,376
$17,138,376
$39,599,753
Total
$6,464,375
$33,018,380
$116,998
$39,599,753
$39,599,753
2024
26
$6,000,000
$50,600,000
$56,600,000
2025
27
$15,000,000
$45,000,000
$60,000,000
2026
28
$24,000,000
$24,000,000
2027
29
$36,000,000
$36,000,000
2028
30
$47,000,000
$5,000,000
$52,000,000
2029
31
$40,500,000
$10,000,000
$50,500,000
Total
$174,964,375
$33,018,380
$15,000,000
$95,600,000
$116,998
$318,699,753

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
4 $6,464,375 $33,018,380 - - - $116,998 $39,599,753

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2023 LAC 15 - 18 Finger
  • Jul 25, 2023 Signed a 5 year $262.5 million contract extension with Los Angeles (LAC)
  • Apr 28, 2023 Los Angeles (LAC) exercised a $29.504 million option for 2024
  • Jul 25, 2020 Signed a 4 year $26.5 million contract with Los Angeles (LAC)
  • Apr 23, 2020 Drafted by Los Angeles (LAC): Round 1 (#6 overall)
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps% Pass Attempts Pass Completions Pass Completion % Pass Yards Pass Yards/Gm Pass Touchdowns Pass Interceptions Pass Rating Rush Attempts Rush Yards Rush Touchdowns Fum
2023 LAC 13 13 838 95.80 456 297 65.1 3,134 241.1 20 7 93.22 52 228 3 4
2022 LAC 17 17 1,162 97.50 699 477 68.2 4,739 278.8 25 10 93.16 54 147 0 8
2021 LAC 17 17 1,191 99.60 672 443 65.9 5,014 294.9 38 15 97.66 63 302 3 1
2020 LAC 15 15 1,096 93.40 595 396 66.6 4,336 289.1 31 10 98.27 55 234 5 8
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