The Numbers: 116,930.92

$116,930.92

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The number today is $116,930.92.   This is the average annual base salary in Major League Soccer as released for the 2009 Season.  Base salary is the regular wage payment received by a player per year.  Guaranteed Compensation includes any other non-wage compensation including signing bonuses, guaranteed bonuses, and option years, all annualized over the length of the contract.

More related numbers:

  • 388 – Senior Players employed
  • $133,706.32 – Average annual guaranteed compensation
  • $12,000 – Lowest annual base salary in the league
  • $15,300 – Lowest annual guaranteed compensation in the league
  • $5,500,000 – Highest annual base salary in the league (no points for guessing who)
  • $45,369,197.53 – Total annual base salary for the MLS
  • $51,878,050.49 – Total guaranteed compensation for the MLS

GBP conversion* for the Brit-folk and comparison to some of the wage numbers that float through the news:

  • £79,151.78 – Average annual base salary
  • 388 – Senior Players employed
  • £90,507.22 – Average annual guaranteed compensation
  • £8,122.93 – Lowest annual base salary in the league
  • £10,356.73 – Lowest annual guaranteed compensation in the league
  • £3,723,008.24 – Highest annual base salary in the league (no points for guessing who)
  • £30,710,889.81 – Total annual base salary for the MLS
  • £35,116,801.25 – Total guaranteed compensation for the MLS
*USD/GBP = 0.67691058
The Numbers: 116,930.92

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