köpa Arcoxia nätet köpa Keppra orifarm Cefixime pris i sverige köpa Bactroban i ungern köpa generisk Ginseng online köpa Bentyl på apotek viagra Hydrea köpa generisk Medrol snabb leverans köpa Penegra i thailand Shallaki hur stor dos köpa Mestinon 50mg vart ska man köpa Cephalexin köpa Deltasone i italien Rizact migrän dosering köpa Skelaxin tyskland köpa Nolvadex på apoteket var köpa äkta Lisinopril köpa Prazosin patong köpa Malegra pris på Promethazine i sverige var ska man köpa Suhagra beställa container Silvitra beställa container Rizact göteborg Zyrtec recept vad är generisk Duphalac köpa Suprax kroatien är det recept på Styplon Ralista pris i sverige Nasonex var köpa köpa Cefixime på faktura köpa Aldara från england köpa concerta Benadryl köpa Fosamax mot faktura kan man köpa Actos receptfritt på apoteket Evista säker leverans köpa generisk Aricept beställa Probalan jelly Nootropil pris apoteket hjärtat Precose pris gatan vågar man köpa Elimite på nätet är det säkert att köpa Provera på nätet köpa Trental på nätet billigt köpa Cholestoplex super active hur ska man köpa Promethazine säkert att köpa Micronase på nätet kan man köpa Tinidazole i frankrike köpa Benfotiamine på nätet olagligt generisk Paxil i sverige köpa Zestoretic i frankrike beställa Minocycline utomlands Pamelor 100 billig pris på Danazol i turkiet Methotrexate för kvinnor pris pris Suhagra turkiet var kan man köpa Precose köpa Deltasone apotek Celadrin första dos Prilosec pris sverige köpa concerta Ginseng köpa Cholestoplex mot faktura Tamoxifen dosering till katt våga köpa Diltiazem på nätet köpa Singulair i göteborg köpa Ditropan receptfritt att köpa Menosan beställa Skelaxin på internet Himcolin gel pris apoteket köpa kvinnlig Pamelor var köpa Rogaine 5 billigt fungerar generisk Duetact Rosuvastatin dosering vuxen beställa Diakof pulver Hydrea dosering ångest köpa Lotrisone i bangkok sänkt pris på Zenegra Minomycin på recept köpa Midamor original köpa Diovan i butik beställa Lotensin på nätet lagligt köpa Uroxatral på gran canaria Paxil köpa flashback är generisk Zyprexa farligt Fucidin dosering rampfeber lagligt beställa Dilantin Pilex op recept köpa Atorlip-10 flashback 2013 Unisom hög dos köpa Dramamine nätet Trazodone migrän dosering hur köpa Dramamine Menosan dos första gången pris på Ginseng på apoteket är det recept på Lipitor Geriforte flytande dosering köpa Pletal i apoteket Prednisolone säker leverans beställa Metformin på nätet 2014 Hydrea låg dos kan man köpa Motrin på ica Zaditor att köpa snabb leverans Celebrex Minocycline liniment pris kan man köpa Ginseng utan recept bra ställe o köpa Lozol bra ställe att köpa Zetia är generisk Eldepryl farligt köpa generisk Cyklokapron Dostinex köpa apoteket beställa Brahmi england Celebrex recept köpa Zestril säkert köpa Cleocin mot faktura köpa billig Tegretol köpa Evecare på apoteket pris Accutane turkiet köpa Lopressor säkert online vågar man köpa Purim på nätet viagra Nexium köpa beställa Styplon på nätet flashback kan man köpa Moduretic i tyskland lägsta pris Allopurinol köpa billig Carbozyne Calan på apoteket pris var kan man köpa Buspar på nätet Micronase pris på apoteket flytande Carafate dos Ditropan gel på recept lägre pris på Methotrexate köpa Tricor i filippinerna Lopid till katt dosering pris Artane apotek hjärtat Tenormin turkiet pris köpa Cytoxan inom eu lagligt att köpa Zofran köpa Torsemide online 2012 är det olagligt att köpa Sinemet på nätet köpa Feldene barcelona Hytrin recept sverige är det farligt att köpa Phenergan på nätet kan man köpa Carbozyne i turkiet köpa billigt Panmycin kan man köpa Baclofen i tyskland kan man köpa Amoxil i italien köpa Grifulvin V prag köpa Betnovate oral jelly köpa Cipro stockholm köpa Noroxin estland köpa billigaste Xalatan köpa Cipro på nätet flashback hur få recept på Hytrin köpa Himcocid flashback 2014 bästa sidan att köpa Clonidine Aristocort dosering lunginflammation köpa Zestoretic i grekland Plaquenil dosering urinvägsinfektion bästa pris Abilify Septilin dosering föredrag Floxin pris gatan är det lagligt att köpa Rizact på nätet köpa Sumycin online billigt flytande Chloromycetin dos köpa Finast original är det lagligt köpa Betapace på nätet Erythromycin oral lösning dosering måste man ha recept för att köpa Zyrtec Plaquenil och träning dosering köpa Voveran i london köpa Lexapro på apoteket Zebeta sverige snabb leverans köpa Isoniazid i amsterdam köpa Coreg på internet lagligt att beställa Mircette köpa Provera i tallinn apoteket hjärtat Tricor pris vill du köpa Aldara kan man köpa Antabuse i kroatien Detrol dosering migrän Bactroban oral jelly billig Dapoxetine till hund dosering köpa Dipyridamole i bulgarien köpa Himcocid på internet Nizagara utan recept spanien kan man köpa Sumycin i grekland köpa Avapro i italien hyra container Astelin pris lagligt beställa Himplasia Himplasia uttag pris eljo NPXL pris skaffa recept Aciclovir köpa jord Hydrea köpa concerta Silagra köpa Luvox online köpa Exelon i bulgarien olagligt att köpa Digoxin Singulair dos nervositet vad kan man köpa Tenormin köpa Rumalaya i lettland köpa Baclofen från sverige köpa Acticin seriöst köpa Combivent prag köpa Zanaflex sverige köpa Avapro i barcelona köpa Amitriptyline lagligt Celebrex köpa köpa Zestoretic på nätet lagligt beställa billig Benemid köpa Diflucan seriöst pris hyra container Cialis beställa Lanoxin pulver skaffa recept till Skelaxin köpa Adalat i apoteket pris för Zoloft dödlig dos Alesse köpa Betapace 400 mg köpa Phenergan danmark kan man köpa Micronase på apotek köpa Eldepryl usa köpa Betnovate thailand köpa Serevent inom sverige våga köpa Carafate på nätet köpa Entocort säkert på nätet kan man köpa Cipro receptfritt köp Rumalaya utan recept Fosamax oral jelly köpa köpa Sinequan apoteket köpa Omnicef rhodos köpa Chloramphenicol online billigt köpa Probalan 10 mg Proscar utan recept spanien vad kostar Serophene med recept dosering Stromectol till hund hur stor dos Benemid ska man ta pris på Biaxin sverige Shatavari till hund dosering köpa Endep online sverige generisk Fosamax snabb leverans köpa Zoloft i england Flexisyn dosering första gången köpa Clonidine sverige 2012 säkra sidor att köpa Indocin måste man ha recept på Tetracycline köpa Minocin nätet Diabecon online snabb leverans köpa Aldactone tjeckien pris på Naltrexone i sverige Motilium pris i sverige köpa Zantac i london köpa Dutas i lettland skaffa recept Charboleps köpa Cipro i sverige forum hur kan man köpa Lasuna Sildalis shampoo köpa vart beställa Xeloda var köpa Vasotec kan man köpa Carbozyne på nätet köpa Ayurslim utomlands hur köpa Minocycline Zestril recept Requip köpa jord måste man ha recept för att köpa Buspar beställa Imuran flashback Apcalis hög dos lägsta pris på Plendil Vytorin lägre pris köpa Eldepryl i apoteket Naprosyn tabletter pris sverige funkar generisk Dulcolax vill du köpa Big Appeal vart kan man köpa Ciplox köpa Fertomid i kroatien köpa Nizagara butik kan man köpa Zenegra i usa köpa Bactrim i london köpa Benemid online 2013 Emsam online snabb leverans köpa Tenormin amsterdam Omnicef köpa flashback köpa Amitriptyline över disk beställa Chloromycetin för kvinnor billig Coumadin på nätet kan man köpa Imitrex i kroatien köpa Diabecon usa Periactin säker leverans köpa Pletal tyskland köpa äkta Cholestoplex på nätet köpa Slim Tea i helsingborg köpa Reminyl i spanien beställa Proventil på nätet flashback beställa billig Cleocin pris på Cytoxan apoteket beställa Noroxin inrikes pris på Proscar sverige beställa blå Vasotec funkar generisk Sumycin vill köpa Dipyridamole är det lagligt att köpa Antivert på nätet Diarex oral jelly billig var kan man köpa Yougara duo köpa Liponexol i stockholm beställa Norvasc på internet kan man köpa Alavert på apoteket i sverige skaffa recept till Plaquenil köpa generisk Prazosin i sverige köpa Sildalis gran canaria Ditropan flytande dosering kan man köpa Clomid i italien Luvox att köpa säkert ställe att köpa Augmentin köpa Entocort i kina köp Urispas snabb leverans köpa Keflex i tallin Propecia beställa container farligt köpa Avapro på nätet apoteket Elimite gel pris kan man köpa Famvir på apoteket i sverige apotekets pris på Yougara köpa Tamoxifen i helsingborg kan man köpa Aciclovir i tyskland billig Triamcinolone sverige vart kan man beställa Meclizine köpa Lukol i lettland är det olagligt att beställa Suprax köpa Finax postförskott Biaxin utan recept spanien köpa Charboleps 400 mg bra ställe att köpa Claritin köpa Amitriptyline online lagligt bra sida att köpa Alli köpa Trimox på nätet lagligt köpa Procardia i butik stockholm köpa kvinnlig Mobic köpa generisk Zanaflex online hur köpa Prazosin kan man köpa Promethazine i frankrike kan man köpa Seroflo i turkiet Amaryl på nätet utan recept köpa Remeron 2013 kan man köpa Dilantin i kroatien generisk Pletal biverkningar Buspar dosering urinvägsinfektion köpa Finax i apoteket olagligt att beställa Amoxil köpa Altace på cypern Aciphex oral lösning dosering köpa Tetracycline utan recept eljo Arimidex dimmer pris köpa Zyrtec billig köpa Cafergot oslo köpa eljo Alavert Rosuvastatin online utan recept våga köpa Carbozyne på nätet köpa Carafate på kreta Lopressor pulver köpa Gyne-lotrimin köpa på nätet var köper man billig Penegra köpa Kamagra i stockholm köpa Myambutol barcelona Fucidin usa köpa Bystolic på recept hur får man recept på Finax köpa Oxytrol duo kan man köpa Hyzaar i spanien vart kan man köpa Nizoral online köpa kvinnlig Zaditor köpa Coumadin i norge köpa Betnovate på kanarieöarna köpa Renagel från sverige köpa äkta Doxazosin på nätet beställa Duphalac online flashback kan man köpa Furosemide på apoteket utan recept kan man köpa Zyloprim i spanien Lipothin köpa köpa Stromectol super active köpa jord Xalatan Nimotop nervositet dosering Cefadroxil första dos köpa Zocor i phuket köpa riktig Estrace kan man köpa Orlistat i danmark är det farligt att köpa Voveran på nätet eljo Advair pris köpa Atorlip-5 i filippinerna köpa blå Rumalaya köpa Benfotiamine i norge Myambutol dosering ångest köpa Diclofenac köpenhamn köpa Ranitidine olagligt Deltasone eljo pris var köper man billig Premarin Reminyl pfizer köpa Evecare nervositet dos Sildalis dosering halsfluss köpa Zofran internet behövs recept för Finax i spanien köpa Omnicef tallinn Zyvox dos urinvägsinfektion billig Trental på nätet Serpina låg dos bästa stället att köpa Diclofenac på är det recept på Aldara köpa Cialis online lagligt Seroquel dosering halsfluss hur kan man köpa Mobic köpa Strattera 50mg lägre pris på Silvitra pasteta od Triamterene recept generisk Cipro sverige Levitra beställa container beställa hem Viramune Finax flashback köpa kan man köpa Lasuna på ica köpa billig Nexium Lopid dos urinvägsinfektion köpa Zebeta 50mg hur stor dos Clindamycin ska man ta köpa Clarina flashback snabb leverans av Mircette bästa sidan att köpa Kemadrin kan man köpa Atorlip-5 receptfritt på apoteket köpa Charboleps i tallin köpa Rocaltrol i sverige flashback kan man köpa Urispas receptfritt i danmark beställa Lozol på faktura kan man köpa Suprax i england Indocin turkiet pris Lamictal dosering vuxen var köpa Suprax på nätet köpa Cefixime på kanarieöarna beställa Benfotiamine på internet beställa Levlen online beställa Chloramphenicol på nätet Plendil köpa jord köpa Neurontin teneriffa köpa Compazine tallinn vart kan jag köpa Kemadrin Lopressor pris gatan Actoplus k dosering Nizagara vägguttag pris Altace online snabb leverans Minomycin och träning dosering Hydrochlorothiazide med snabb leverans köpa Norvasc på nätet sverige köpa Kemadrin på rhodos försäljning av Celadrin pris på Ciplox apoteket våga köpa Prometrium på nätet köpa Proventil amsterdam köpa Suprax på ica köpa Fosamax på gatan Flonase rapid recept Anacin att köpa pris på Propecia på apoteket kan man köpa Triamterene i prag Cialis dosering rampfeber köpa Allegra i england köpa Zoloft flashback beställa Motrin inrikes kan man köpa Venlor på nätet köpa jord Elavil måste man ha recept på Altace köpa Innopran på 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MLB Avg Salary Surpasses $3M, Increases Less Than 1% from 2009 PDF Print E-mail
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According an annual report by the MLBPA,  the average salary for the 912 players on the 2010 season rosters averaged $3,014,512. It is the first time that the league’s average salary surpassed $3 million, according to the union for the players’ calculations.

While surpassing the $3 million mark is significant, the rise in average salary over 2009’s $2,996,106 for 926 players was just 0.62 percent, the smallest increase since the league saw a 4.92 percent decline in salary in 1995.

Showing that the majority of players in the league actually earn close to the league minimum, the report shows 346 players – 56 percent of the players in the league last year – with 0 to 2 years of service time earning an average salary of $504,877. The minimum salary in MLB will be $414,000 in 2011. By comparison 13 players  with at least 15 years of service time saw an average salary of $8,246,873

The New York Yankees led the way with an average salary of $7,604,930 for 31 players, a decrease of just under 1 percent compared to their 2009 average salary of $7,663,351 for 28 players in 2009.

The Philadelphia Phillies leapt from ranking #8 in 2009 with an average of $4,055,455 for 31 players to #2 last season with an average of $5,662,551 for 28 players, an increase of 28 percent. The club has seen average salary increase by 54 percent since 2006.

The other club making a big move upward in average salary was the Chicago White Sox who had an average salary of $4,580,868 for 29 players ranking them #4 after being #12 in 2009 when their average was $3,458,400 for 29 players, an increase of 32 percent.

At the other end of the spectrum, the Pittsburg Pirates ranked #30 for the second year in a row, and no higher than 29th in the last 3 years with an average salary of $1,140,598 or 38 percent below the league average and 6.7 times less than the Yankees average salary in 2010. By comparison, the Pirates had an average salary of $1,871,402 in 2007.

In terms of 2010 playoff teams, the average ranking for the 8 teams that made the postseason was 10 by average salary (Yankees highest at #1 and Reds lowest at #19). The following shows average salary (plus ranking) are as follows:

ALDS

  • Twins – $3,511,605 for 30 players (#11)
  • Rays – $2,621.748 for 29 players (#16)

NLDS

  • Reds - $2,445,248 for 32 players (#19)
  • Braves - $3,670,835 for 28 players (#10)

ALCS

  • Yankees - of $7,604,930 for 31 players (#1)

NLCS

  • Phillies - 4,055,455 for 31 players (#2)

World Series

  • Texas Rangers – $2,402,506 for 33 players (#14)

World Series Champions

  • Giants – $2,899,400 for 32 players (#7)

Final total payrolls for the 2010 season as calculated by MLB will be released next week. The league uses a different accounting method so each year the MLBPA's figures and MLB's are slightly off.

SELECT READ MORE TO SEE AVERAGE SALARY FOR MLB FROM 1967 to 2010

The following is provided by the MLB Players Association annual report. See footnotes for details. Historical average salary does not account for inflation. Chart had data tags beginning at 1967 by decade, plus 2010

Average salary
Click to see MLB average salary from 1967 to 2010 (not adjusted for inflation)
Year Average Salary Diff % of Increase
1967
$19,000
1968 (A)
N/A
1969 $24,909 $5,909 31.10%
1970 $29,303 $4,394 17.64%
1971 $31,543 $2,240 7.64%
1972 $34,092 $2,549 8.08%
1973 $36,566 $2,474 7.26%
1974 $40,839 $4,273 11.69%
1975 $44,676 $3,837 9.40%
1976 $51,501 $6,825 15.28%
1977 $76,066 $24,565 47.70%
1978 $99,876 $23,810 31.30%
1979 $113,558 (B)
$13,682 13.70%
1980 $143,756 (B) $30,198 26.59%
1981 $185,651 (B) $41,895 29.14%
1982 $241,497 (B) $55,846 30.08%
1983 $289,194 (B) $47,697 19.75%
1984 $329,408 (B) $40,214 13.91%
1985 $371,157 (B) $41,749 12.67%
1986 (D)
$412,520 (B) $41,363 11.14%
1987 $412,454 (C)
-$66 -0.02%
1988 $438,729 (C) $26,275 6.37%
1989 $497,254 (C) $58,525 13.34%
1990 $597,537 (C) $100,283 20.17%
1991 $851,492 (C) $253,955 42.50%
1992 $1,028,667 (C) $177,175 20.81%
1993 $1,076,089 (C) $47,422 4.61%
1994 $1,168,263 (C) $92,174 8.57%
1995 $1,110,766 (C) -$57,497 -4.92%
1996 $1,119,981 (C) $9,215 0.83%
1997 $1,336,609 (C) $216,628 19.34%
1998 $1,398,831 (C) $62,222 4.66%
1999 $1,611,166 (C) $212,335 15.18%
2000 $1,895,630 (C) $284,464 17.66%
2001 $2,138,896 (E)
$243,266 12.83%
2002 $2,295,649 (E) $156,753 7.33%
2003 $2,372,189 (E) $76,540 3.33%
2004 $2,313,535 (E) -$58,654 -2.47%
2005 $2,476,589 (E) $163,054 7.05%
2006 $2,699,292 (E) $222,703 8.99%
2007 $2,820,000 (E) $120,708 4.47%
2008 $2,925,679 (E) $105,679 3.75%
2009 $2,996,106 (E) $70,427 2.41%
2010 $3,014,572 (E) $18,466 0.62%

(A) First Basic Agreement between Clubs and Players Asssociation

(B) Salary figures have been discounted for deferrals without interest at a rate of 9% per year for the period of delayed payments

(C) Salary figures discounted for deferrals without interest and buyouts, and signing bonuses increased at 9% for the period of delayed or advanced payments

(D) $150,000 for the last 1/3 of 1996 season

(E) The interest rate for deferrals with or without interest, buyouts and signing bonuses set at the rate described in Article XV (J) of the Basic Agreement for the period of delayed or advanced payments.

Source: MLBPA


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According an annual report by the MLBPA,  the average salary for the 912 players on the 2010 season rosters averaged $3,014,512. It is the first time that the league’s average salary surpassed $3 million, according to the union for the players’ calculations.

While surpassing the $3 million mark is significant, the rise in average salary over 2009’s $2,996,106 for 926 players was just 0.62 percent, the smallest increase since the league saw a 4.92 percent decline in salary in 1995.

Showing that the majority of players in the league actually earn close to the league minimum, the report shows 346 players – 56 percent of the players in the league last year – with 0 to 2 years of service time earning an average salary of $504,877. The minimum salary in MLB will be $414,000 in 2011. By comparison 13 players  with at least 15 years of service time saw an average salary of $8,246,873

The New York Yankees led the way with an average salary of $7,604,930 for 31 players, a decrease of just under 1 percent compared to their 2009 average salary of $7,663,351 for 28 players in 2009.

The Philadelphia Phillies leapt from ranking #8 in 2009 with an average of $4,055,455 for 31 players to #2 last season with an average of $5,662,551 for 28 players, an increase of 28 percent. The club has seen average salary increase by 54 percent since 2006.

The other club making a big move upward in average salary was the Chicago White Sox who had an average salary of $4,580,868 for 29 players ranking them #4 after being #12 in 2009 when their average was $3,458,400 for 29 players, an increase of 32 percent.

At the other end of the spectrum, the Pittsburg Pirates ranked #30 for the second year in a row, and no higher than 29th in the last 3 years with an average salary of $1,140,598 or 38 percent below the league average and 6.7 times less than the Yankees average salary in 2010. By comparison, the Pirates had an average salary of $1,871,402 in 2007.

In terms of 2010 playoff teams, the average ranking for the 8 teams that made the postseason was 10 by average salary (Yankees highest at #1 and Reds lowest at #19). The following shows average salary (plus ranking) are as follows:

ALDS

· Twins – $3,511,605 for 30 players (#11)

· Rays – $2,621.748 for 29 players (#16)

NLDS

· Reds - $2,445,248 for 32 players (#19)

· Braves - $3,670,835 for 28 players (#10)

ALCS

· Yankees - of $7,604,930 for 31 players (#1)

NLCS

· Phillies - 4,055,455 for 31 players (#2)

World Series

· Texas Rangers – $2,402,506 for 33 players (#14)

World Series Champions

· Giants – $2,899,400 for 32 players (#7)

SELECT READ MORE TO SEE AVERAGE SALARY FOR MLB FROM 1967 to 2010

The following is provided by the MLB Players Association annual report. See footnotes for details. Historical average salary does not account for inflation.

Average salary
Select Read More to see average annual salary for MLB from 1967 to 2010

According an annual report by the MLBPA,  the average salary for the 912 players on the 2010 season rosters averaged $3,014,512. It is the first time that the league’s average salary surpassed $3 million, according to the union for the players’ calculations.

While surpassing the $3 million mark is significant, the rise in average salary over 2009’s $2,996,106 for 926 players was just 0.62 percent, the smallest increase since the league saw a 4.92 percent decline in salary in 1995.

Showing that the majority of players in the league actually earn close to the league minimum, the report shows 346 players – 56 percent of the players in the league last year – with 0 to 2 years of service time earning an average salary of $504,877. The minimum salary in MLB will be $414,000 in 2011. By comparison 13 players  with at least 15 years of service time saw an average salary of $8,246,873

The New York Yankees led the way with an average salary of $7,604,930 for 31 players, a decrease of just under 1 percent compared to their 2009 average salary of $7,663,351 for 28 players in 2009.

The Philadelphia Phillies leapt from ranking #8 in 2009 with an average of $4,055,455 for 31 players to #2 last season with an average of $5,662,551 for 28 players, an increase of 28 percent. The club has seen average salary increase by 54 percent since 2006.

The other club making a big move upward in average salary was the Chicago White Sox who had an average salary of $4,580,868 for 29 players ranking them #4 after being #12 in 2009 when their average was $3,458,400 for 29 players, an increase of 32 percent.

At the other end of the spectrum, the Pittsburg Pirates ranked #30 for the second year in a row, and no higher than 29th in the last 3 years with an average salary of $1,140,598 or 38 percent below the league average and 6.7 times less than the Yankees average salary in 2010. By comparison, the Pirates had an average salary of $1,871,402 in 2007.

In terms of 2010 playoff teams, the average ranking for the 8 teams that made the postseason was 10 by average salary (Yankees highest at #1 and Reds lowest at #19). The following shows average salary (plus ranking) are as follows:

ALDS

  • Twins – $3,511,605 for 30 players (#11)
  • Rays – $2,621.748 for 29 players (#16)

NLDS

  • Reds - $2,445,248 for 32 players (#19)
  • Braves - $3,670,835 for 28 players (#10)

ALCS

  • Yankees - of $7,604,930 for 31 players (#1)

NLCS

  • Phillies - 4,055,455 for 31 players (#2)

World Series

  • Texas Rangers – $2,402,506 for 33 players (#14)

World Series Champions

  • Giants – $2,899,400 for 32 players (#7)

SELECT READ MORE TO SEE AVERAGE SALARY FOR MLB FROM 1967 to 2010


The following is provided by the MLB Players Association annual report. See footnotes for details. Historical average salary does not account for inflation. Chart had data tags beginning at 1967 by decade, plus 2010

Average salary
Click to see MLB average salary from 1967 to 2010 (not adjusted for inflation)
Year Average Salary Diff % of Increase
1967
$19,000
1968 (A)
N/A
1969 $24,909 $5,909 31.10%
1970 $29,303 $4,394 17.64%
1971 $31,543 $2,240 7.64%
1972 $34,092 $2,549 8.08%
1973 $36,566 $2,474 7.26%
1974 $40,839 $4,273 11.69%
1975 $44,676 $3,837 9.40%
1976 $51,501 $6,825 15.28%
1977 $76,066 $24,565 47.70%
1978 $99,876 $23,810 31.30%
1979 $113,558 (B)
$13,682 13.70%
1980 $143,756 (B) $30,198 26.59%
1981 $185,651 (B) $41,895 29.14%
1982 $241,497 (B) $55,846 30.08%
1983 $289,194 (B) $47,697 19.75%
1984 $329,408 (B) $40,214 13.91%
1985 $371,157 (B) $41,749 12.67%
1986 (D)
$412,520 (B) $41,363 11.14%
1987 $412,454 (C)
-$66 -0.02%
1988 $438,729 (C) $26,275 6.37%
1989 $497,254 (C) $58,525 13.34%
1990 $597,537 (C) $100,283 20.17%
1991 $851,492 (C) $253,955 42.50%
1992 $1,028,667 (C) $177,175 20.81%
1993 $1,076,089 (C) $47,422 4.61%
1994 $1,168,263 (C) $92,174 8.57%
1995 $1,110,766 (C) -$57,497 -4.92%
1996 $1,119,981 (C) $9,215 0.83%
1997 $1,336,609 (C) $216,628 19.34%
1998 $1,398,831 (C) $62,222 4.66%
1999 $1,611,166 (C) $212,335 15.18%
2000 $1,895,630 (C) $284,464 17.66%
2001 $2,138,896 (E)
$243,266 12.83%
2002 $2,295,649 (E) $156,753 7.33%
2003 $2,372,189 (E) $76,540 3.33%
2004 $2,313,535 (E) -$58,654 -2.47%
2005 $2,476,589 (E) $163,054 7.05%
2006 $2,699,292 (E) $222,703 8.99%
2007 $2,820,000 (E) $120,708 4.47%
2008 $2,925,679 (E) $105,679 3.75%
2009 $2,996,106 (E) $70,427 2.41%
2010 $3,014,572 (E) $18,466 0.62%

(A) First Basic Agreement between Clubs and Players Asssociation

(B) Salary figures have been discounted for deferrals without interest at a rate of 9% per year for the period of delayed payments

(C) Salary figures discounted for deferrals without interest and buyouts, and signing bonuses increased at 9% for the period of delayed or advanced payments

(D) $150,000 for the last 1/3 of 1996 season

(E) The interest rate for deferrals with or without interest, buyouts and signing bonuses set at the rate described in Article XV (J) of the Basic Agreement for the period of delayed or advanced payments.

Source: MLBPA

 


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According an annual report by the MLBPA,  the average salary for the 912 players on the 2010 season rosters averaged $3,014,512. It is the first time that the league’s average salary surpassed $3 million, according to the union for the players’ calculations.

While surpassing the $3 million mark is significant, the rise in average salary over 2009’s $2,996,106 for 926 players was just 0.62 percent, the smallest increase since the league saw a 4.92 percent decline in salary in 1995.

Showing that the majority of players in the league actually earn close to the league minimum, the report shows 346 players – 56 percent of the players in the league last year – with 0 to 2 years of service time earning an average salary of $504,877. The minimum salary in MLB will be $414,000 in 2011. By comparison 13 players  with at least 15 years of service time saw an average salary of $8,246,873

The New York Yankees led the way with an average salary of $7,604,930 for 31 players, a decrease of just under 1 percent compared to their 2009 average salary of $7,663,351 for 28 players in 2009.

The Philadelphia Phillies leapt from ranking #8 in 2009 with an average of $4,055,455 for 31 players to #2 last season with an average of $5,662,551 for 28 players, an increase of 28 percent. The club has seen average salary increase by 54 percent since 2006.

The other club making a big move upward in average salary was the Chicago White Sox who had an average salary of $4,580,868 for 29 players ranking them #4 after being #12 in 2009 when their average was $3,458,400 for 29 players, an increase of 32 percent.

At the other end of the spectrum, the Pittsburg Pirates ranked #30 for the second year in a row, and no higher than 29th in the last 3 years with an average salary of $1,140,598 or 38 percent below the league average and 6.7 times less than the Yankees average salary in 2010. By comparison, the Pirates had an average salary of $1,871,402 in 2007.

In terms of 2010 playoff teams, the average ranking for the 8 teams that made the postseason was 10 by average salary (Yankees highest at #1 and Reds lowest at #19). The following shows average salary (plus ranking) are as follows:

ALDS

· Twins – $3,511,605 for 30 players (#11)

· Rays – $2,621.748 for 29 players (#16)

NLDS

· Reds - $2,445,248 for 32 players (#19)

· Braves - $3,670,835 for 28 players (#10)

ALCS

· Yankees - of $7,604,930 for 31 players (#1)

NLCS

· Phillies - 4,055,455 for 31 players (#2)

World Series

· Texas Rangers – $2,402,506 for 33 players (#14)

World Series Champions

· Giants – $2,899,400 for 32 players (#7)

SELECT READ MORE TO SEE AVERAGE SALARY FOR MLB FROM 1967 to 2010

The following is provided by the MLB Players Association annual report. See footnotes for details. Historical average salary does not account for inflation.

 
 
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