NHL Salary Rankings NHL Salary Rankings

Listing the top salaries, cap hits, cash, earnings, contracts, and bonuses, for all active NHL players.

2018 Defenseman Average Rankings

Player average
1

P.K. Subban

Defenseman
$9,000,000
2

Brent Burns

Defenseman
$8,000,000

John Carlson

Defenseman
$8,000,000
4

Victor Hedman

Defenseman
$7,875,000
5

Shea Weber

Defenseman
$7,857,143
6

Dustin Byfuglien

Defenseman
$7,600,000
7

Ryan Suter

Defenseman
$7,538,462
8

Aaron Ekblad

Defenseman
$7,500,000
9

Kris Letang

Defenseman
$7,250,000
10

Marc-Edouard Vlasic

Defenseman
$7,000,000

Dion Phaneuf

Defenseman
$7,000,000

Drew Doughty

Defenseman
$7,000,000
13

Brent Seabrook

Defenseman
$6,875,000
14

Mark Giordano

Defenseman
$6,750,000
15

Kevin Shattenkirk

Defenseman
$6,650,000
16

Cam Fowler

Defenseman
$6,500,000

Alex Pietrangelo

Defenseman
$6,500,000

Erik Karlsson

Defenseman
$6,500,000
19

Keith Yandle

Defenseman
$6,350,000
20

Mathew Dumba

Defenseman
$6,000,000

Johnny Boychuk

Defenseman
$6,000,000

Erik Johnson

Defenseman
$6,000,000
23

Dougie Hamilton

Defenseman
$5,750,000

Matt Niskanen

Defenseman
$5,750,000
25

Marc Staal

Defenseman
$5,700,000
26

Duncan Keith

Defenseman
$5,538,462
27

Andrej Sekera

Defenseman
$5,500,000

Justin Schultz

Defenseman
$5,500,000

Nick Leddy

Defenseman
$5,500,000

Oliver Ekman-Larsson

Defenseman
$5,500,000

Jeff Petry

Defenseman
$5,500,000

Tyson Barrie

Defenseman
$5,500,000

Colton Parayko

Defenseman
$5,500,000

Jacob Trouba

Defenseman
$5,500,000

Tyler Myers

Defenseman
$5,500,000
36

Seth Jones

Defenseman
$5,400,000

Rasmus Ristolainen

Defenseman
$5,400,000

Jay Bouwmeester

Defenseman
$5,400,000
39

Mike Green

Defenseman
$5,375,000
40

Jaccob Slavin

Defenseman
$5,300,000
41

Torey Krug

Defenseman
$5,250,000

Hampus Lindholm

Defenseman
$5,250,000

Brady Skjei

Defenseman
$5,250,000
44

Jared Spurgeon

Defenseman
$5,187,500
45

Zach Bogosian

Defenseman
$5,142,857
46

Dmitry Orlov

Defenseman
$5,100,000
47

Zdeno Chara

Defenseman
$5,000,000

Andrew MacDonald

Defenseman
$5,000,000

Morgan Rielly

Defenseman
$5,000,000

Alexander Edler

Defenseman
$5,000,000

Andy Greene

Defenseman
$5,000,000

Danny DeKeyser

Defenseman
$5,000,000
53

Marc Methot

Defenseman
$4,900,000
54

Sami Vatanen

Defenseman
$4,875,000

Michael Matheson

Defenseman
$4,875,000
56

Justin Faulk

Defenseman
$4,833,333
57

Niklas Kronwall

Defenseman
$4,750,000
58

Ryan McDonagh

Defenseman
$4,700,000
59

T.J. Brodie

Defenseman
$4,650,000
60

Karl Alzner

Defenseman
$4,625,000
61

Calvin de Haan

Defenseman
$4,550,000
62

Shayne Gostisbehere

Defenseman
$4,500,000

Nikita Zaitsev

Defenseman
$4,500,000

Jason Demers

Defenseman
$4,500,000

Anton Stralman

Defenseman
$4,500,000
66

Chris Tanev

Defenseman
$4,450,000
67

Brendan Smith

Defenseman
$4,350,000
68

Dmitry Kulikov

Defenseman
$4,333,333
69

Cody Ceci

Defenseman
$4,300,000
70

David Savard

Defenseman
$4,250,000

John Klingberg

Defenseman
$4,250,000

Ian Cole

Defenseman
$4,250,000

Jonathan Ericsson

Defenseman
$4,250,000
74

Oscar Klefbom

Defenseman
$4,167,000
75

Adam Larsson

Defenseman
$4,166,667

Jonas Brodin

Defenseman
$4,166,667

Damon Severson

Defenseman
$4,166,667
78

Josh Manson

Defenseman
$4,100,000

Brian Dumoulin

Defenseman
$4,100,000

Niklas Hjalmarsson

Defenseman
$4,100,000
81

Olli Maatta

Defenseman
$4,083,333
82

Jake Gardiner

Defenseman
$4,050,000
83

Brett Pesce

Defenseman
$4,025,000
84

Jacob Muzzin

Defenseman
$4,000,000

Alec Martinez

Defenseman
$4,000,000

Roman Josi

Defenseman
$4,000,000

Kris Russell

Defenseman
$4,000,000

Marco Scandella

Defenseman
$4,000,000

Erik Gudbranson

Defenseman
$4,000,000
90

Colin Miller

Defenseman
$3,875,000
91

Travis Hamonic

Defenseman
$3,857,143
92

Connor Murphy

Defenseman
$3,850,000
93

Justin Braun

Defenseman
$3,800,000
94

Will Butcher

Defenseman
$3,775,000

Rasmus Dahlin

Defenseman
$3,775,000
96

Mattias Ekholm

Defenseman
$3,750,000
97

Braydon Coburn

Defenseman
$3,700,000
98

Michael Stone

Defenseman
$3,500,000
99

Brandon Montour

Defenseman
$3,387,500
100

Radko Gudas

Defenseman
$3,350,000