Top Yearly Major League Salaries

Top 200 All-Time Annual Major League Baseball Salaries

1: Alex Rodriguez - 2009 - $33,000,000.00
2: Alex Rodriguez - 2010 - $33,000,000.00
3: Clayton Kershaw - 2015 - $32,571,000.00
4: Alex Rodriguez - 2011 - $32,000,000.00
5: Alex Rodriguez - 2012 - $30,000,000.00
6: Alex Rodriguez - 2013 - $29,000,000.00
7: Alex Rodriguez - 2008 - $28,000,000.00
8: Justin Verlander - 2015 - $28,000,000.00
9: Vernon Wells - 2011 - $26,187,500.00
10: Alex Rodriguez - 2005 - $26,000,000.00
11: Zack Greinke - 2014 - $26,000,000.00
12: Cliff Lee - 2013 - $25,000,000.00
13: Ryan Howard - 2014 - $25,000,000.00
14: Cliff Lee - 2014 - $25,000,000.00
15: Zack Greinke - 2015 - $25,000,000.00
16: Ryan Howard - 2015 - $25,000,000.00
17: Felix Hernandez - 2015 - $24,857,000.00
18: Vernon Wells - 2013 - $24,642,857.00
19: CC Sabathia - 2010 - $24,285,714.00
20: CC Sabathia - 2011 - $24,285,714.00
21: CC Sabathia - 2013 - $24,285,714.00
22: Vernon Wells - 2012 - $24,187,500.00
23: Robinson Cano - 2014 - $24,000,000.00
24: Prince Fielder - 2014 - $24,000,000.00
25: Albert Pujols - 2015 - $24,000,000.00
26: Robinson Cano - 2015 - $24,000,000.00
27: Prince Fielder - 2015 - $24,000,000.00
28: Manny Ramirez - 2009 - $23,854,494.00
29: Cole Hamels - 2015 - $23,500,000.00
30: Jason Giambi - 2007 - $23,428,571.00
31: Jason Giambi - 2008 - $23,428,571.00
32: Johan Santana - 2012 - $23,145,011.00
33: Mark Teixeira - 2011 - $23,125,000.00
34: Mark Teixeira - 2012 - $23,125,000.00
35: Mark Teixeira - 2013 - $23,125,000.00
36: Mark Teixeira - 2015 - $23,125,000.00
37: Joe Mauer - 2011 - $23,000,000.00
38: Prince Fielder - 2012 - $23,000,000.00
39: Joe Mauer - 2012 - $23,000,000.00
40: CC Sabathia - 2012 - $23,000,000.00
41: Prince Fielder - 2013 - $23,000,000.00
42: Joe Mauer - 2013 - $23,000,000.00
43: Albert Pujols - 2014 - $23,000,000.00
44: Joe Mauer - 2014 - $23,000,000.00
45: CC Sabathia - 2014 - $23,000,000.00
46: Joe Mauer - 2015 - $23,000,000.00
47: CC Sabathia - 2015 - $23,000,000.00
48: Felix Hernandez - 2014 - $22,857,000.00
49: Josh Hamilton - 2015 - $22,708,749.00
50: Alex Rodriguez - 2007 - $22,708,525.00
51: Derek Jeter - 2010 - $22,600,000.00
52: Manny Ramirez - 2004 - $22,500,000.00
53: Mark Teixeira - 2014 - $22,500,000.00
54: Cole Hamels - 2014 - $22,500,000.00
55: Tim Lincecum - 2013 - $22,250,000.00
56: Alex Rodriguez - 2001 - $22,000,000.00
57: Alex Rodriguez - 2002 - $22,000,000.00
58: Alex Rodriguez - 2003 - $22,000,000.00
59: Alex Rodriguez - 2004 - $22,000,000.00
60: Manny Ramirez - 2005 - $22,000,000.00
61: Barry Bonds - 2005 - $22,000,000.00
62: Miguel Cabrera - 2014 - $22,000,000.00
63: Masahiro Tanaka - 2014 - $22,000,000.00
64: Miguel Cabrera - 2015 - $22,000,000.00
65: Alex Rodriguez - 2015 - $22,000,000.00
66: Masahiro Tanaka - 2015 - $22,000,000.00
67: Jose Reyes - 2015 - $22,000,000.00
68: Adrian Gonzalez - 2013 - $21,857,143.00
69: Adrian Gonzalez - 2012 - $21,857,142.00
70: Adrian Gonzalez - 2015 - $21,857,000.00
71: Alex Rodriguez - 2006 - $21,680,727.00
72: Johan Santana - 2011 - $21,644,707.00
73: Derek Jeter - 2007 - $21,600,000.00
74: Derek Jeter - 2008 - $21,600,000.00
75: Derek Jeter - 2009 - $21,600,000.00
76: Cliff Lee - 2012 - $21,500,000.00
77: Carl Crawford - 2015 - $21,357,000.00
78: Matt Kemp - 2015 - $21,250,000.00
79: Jacoby Ellsbury - 2014 - $21,142,857.00
80: Jacoby Ellsbury - 2015 - $21,142,857.00
81: Miguel Cabrera - 2012 - $21,000,000.00
82: Miguel Cabrera - 2013 - $21,000,000.00
83: Zack Greinke - 2013 - $21,000,000.00
84: Adrian Gonzalez - 2014 - $21,000,000.00
85: Matt Kemp - 2014 - $21,000,000.00
86: Matt Cain - 2015 - $21,000,000.00
87: Jayson Werth - 2015 - $21,000,000.00
88: Carl Crawford - 2013 - $20,857,143.00
89: Matt Cain - 2013 - $20,833,333.00
90: Mark Teixeira - 2009 - $20,625,000.00
91: Mark Teixeira - 2010 - $20,625,000.00
92: Derek Jeter - 2006 - $20,600,000.00
93: Felix Hernandez - 2013 - $20,557,143.00
94: Cole Hamels - 2013 - $20,500,000.00
95: Jason Giambi - 2006 - $20,428,571.00
96: Carl Crawford - 2012 - $20,357,142.00
97: Todd Helton - 2011 - $20,275,000.00
98: Matt Kemp - 2013 - $20,250,000.00
99: Carl Crawford - 2014 - $20,250,000.00
100: Johan Santana - 2010 - $20,144,707.00
101: Justin Verlander - 2012 - $20,100,000.00
102: Justin Verlander - 2013 - $20,100,000.00
103: Manny Ramirez - 2003 - $20,000,000.00
104: Miguel Cabrera - 2010 - $20,000,000.00
105: Miguel Cabrera - 2011 - $20,000,000.00
106: Roy Halladay - 2011 - $20,000,000.00
107: Ryan Howard - 2011 - $20,000,000.00
108: Roy Halladay - 2012 - $20,000,000.00
109: Ryan Howard - 2012 - $20,000,000.00
110: Roy Halladay - 2013 - $20,000,000.00
111: Ryan Howard - 2013 - $20,000,000.00
112: Barry Zito - 2013 - $20,000,000.00
113: Justin Verlander - 2014 - $20,000,000.00
114: David Wright - 2014 - $20,000,000.00
115: Matt Cain - 2014 - $20,000,000.00
116: Jayson Werth - 2014 - $20,000,000.00
117: Jon Lester - 2015 - $20,000,000.00
118: Troy Tulowitzki - 2015 - $20,000,000.00
119: David Wright - 2015 - $20,000,000.00
120: Mark Buehrle - 2015 - $20,000,000.00
121: Hanley Ramirez - 2015 - $19,750,000.00
122: David Price - 2015 - $19,750,000.00
123: Carlos Delgado - 2004 - $19,700,000.00
124: Felix Hernandez - 2012 - $19,700,000.00
125: Derek Jeter - 2005 - $19,600,000.00
126: Adam Wainwright - 2014 - $19,500,000.00
127: Adam Wainwright - 2015 - $19,500,000.00
128: Carlos Beltran - 2010 - $19,401,569.00
129: Carlos Delgado - 2002 - $19,400,000.00
130: Jeff Bagwell - 2006 - $19,369,019.00
131: Barry Bonds - 2006 - $19,331,470.00
132: Carlos Beltran - 2011 - $19,325,436.00
133: Carlos Beltran - 2009 - $19,243,682.00
134: Mike Mussina - 2005 - $19,000,000.00
135: Mike Mussina - 2006 - $19,000,000.00
136: Carlos Lee - 2009 - $19,000,000.00
137: Alfonso Soriano - 2010 - $19,000,000.00
138: Carlos Lee - 2010 - $19,000,000.00
139: Ryan Howard - 2010 - $19,000,000.00
140: Alfonso Soriano - 2011 - $19,000,000.00
141: Carlos Lee - 2011 - $19,000,000.00
142: Alfonso Soriano - 2012 - $19,000,000.00
143: Carlos Lee - 2012 - $19,000,000.00
144: Carlos Zambrano - 2012 - $19,000,000.00
145: Barry Zito - 2012 - $19,000,000.00
146: Alfonso Soriano - 2013 - $19,000,000.00
147: Magglio Ordonez - 2009 - $18,971,596.00
148: Manny Ramirez - 2008 - $18,929,923.00
149: Joey Votto - 2013 - $18,910,655.00
150: Johan Santana - 2009 - $18,876,139.00
151: Carlos Zambrano - 2010 - $18,875,000.00
152: Carlos Zambrano - 2011 - $18,875,000.00
153: Carlos Zambrano - 2009 - $18,750,000.00
154: Carlos Delgado - 2003 - $18,700,000.00
155: John Lackey - 2010 - $18,700,000.00
156: Manny Ramirez - 2010 - $18,695,006.00
157: Carlos Beltran - 2008 - $18,622,809.00
158: Derek Jeter - 2004 - $18,600,000.00
159: Barry Zito - 2009 - $18,500,000.00
160: Torii Hunter - 2010 - $18,500,000.00
161: Barry Zito - 2010 - $18,500,000.00
162: Torii Hunter - 2011 - $18,500,000.00
163: Barry Zito - 2011 - $18,500,000.00
164: Torii Hunter - 2012 - $18,500,000.00
165: Hunter Pence - 2015 - $18,500,000.00
166: Michael Young - 2013 - $18,374,975.00
167: Manny Ramirez - 2006 - $18,279,238.00
168: Tim Lincecum - 2012 - $18,250,000.00
169: Jason Bay - 2011 - $18,125,000.00
170: Jason Bay - 2012 - $18,125,000.00
171: Barry Bonds - 2004 - $18,000,000.00
172: Jeff Bagwell - 2005 - $18,000,000.00
173: Roger Clemens - 2005 - $18,000,000.00
174: Torii Hunter - 2009 - $18,000,000.00
175: Ichiro Suzuki - 2009 - $18,000,000.00
176: Ichiro Suzuki - 2010 - $18,000,000.00
177: Ichiro Suzuki - 2011 - $18,000,000.00
178: Ichiro Suzuki - 2012 - $18,000,000.00
179: Alfonso Soriano - 2014 - $18,000,000.00
180: Jered Weaver - 2015 - $18,000,000.00
181: C. J. Wilson - 2015 - $18,000,000.00
182: Andre Ethier - 2015 - $18,000,000.00
183: Tim Lincecum - 2015 - $18,000,000.00
184: Magglio Ordonez - 2010 - $17,825,976.00
185: Todd Helton - 2010 - $17,775,000.00
186: Pablo Sandoval - 2015 - $17,600,000.00
187: Pedro Martinez - 2004 - $17,500,000.00
188: Josh Hamilton - 2013 - $17,400,000.00
189: Mo Vaughn - 2003 - $17,166,667.00
190: Mo Vaughn - 2004 - $17,166,667.00
191: Max Scherzer - 2015 - $17,142,000.00
192: Ichiro Suzuki - 2008 - $17,102,149.00
193: Manny Ramirez - 2007 - $17,016,381.00
194: Sammy Sosa - 2005 - $17,000,000.00
195: Alfonso Soriano - 2009 - $17,000,000.00
196: Josh Beckett - 2011 - $17,000,000.00
197: Josh Beckett - 2012 - $17,000,000.00
198: Jake Peavy - 2012 - $17,000,000.00
199: Josh Beckett - 2013 - $17,000,000.00
200: Josh Hamilton - 2014 - $17,000,000.00