In the past five years, the average base salary of MLS players has doubled
This Basic wage Average number of MLS players Doubled in the last five years, And the Mexican forward Carlos candle According to a report provided by the Players’ Union this Thursday, Javier “Chicharito” Hernández (Javier “Chicharito” Hernández) has the highest salary.
Specify the salary of a football player Superior list Has doubled in the last five years and currently $ 398,725. This number does not include players who earn a premium minimum wage ($81,375) or minimum retention money ($63,547).
Due to the pandemic, the salary report was released for the first time since September 2019, and the data was updated to the compliance date of the April 15 list.
This report is also the first report since the two parties reached a series of collective agreements. The most recent revision was carried out in February this year.
The average guaranteed basic remuneration for the entire group of players is $ 423,232This is an increase of 2.72% from 411,996 in September 2019.
The median guaranteed basic salary is $210,000. There are signs that the salaries of the lowest-paid players are increasing, and the league’s guaranteed median base salary is $210,000, which is a 17% increase from the $179,498 in September 2019.
In the various sections of “Designated Players”, Carlos candle, And LAFC’s indemnity guarantee is $6.3 million per year, Is the highest paid, followed by his compatriots Chicharito Hernandez,who knows Six million, According to information provided by the union.
Although Vela’s fixed salary base is lower than Hernández, USD 4.5 million, The LAFC forward has a series of guaranteed bonuses, which makes him among the highest paid in MLS.
Argentine striker Gonzalo HiguainThe salary from Inter Miami is USD 5.79 millionFollowed by the Spanish midfielder Alejandro Pozuelo (Alejandro Pozuelo) from Toronto Football Club, his total income is 4.69 million.
Venezuelan forward Joseph Martinez of Atlanta United ranks fifth with an annual salary of 3.89 million US dollars. Pozuelo’s teammate, American Josie Azidore, earned 3.6 million.
Regarding the roster fees of the 27 teams currently participating in the MLS, Inter Milan with a budget of $17.8 million, Is the most expensive, followed by Toronto Football Club, with a salary of 17 million.
EGalaxy ranked third with $16.8 million; Atlanta United ranks fourth with a roster of $16.1 million.
It is also surprising that the investment of Cincinnati Football Club, the third year of the league, with a salary of $15.5 million, is the fifth most expensive in Major League Soccer.
The current MLS champion Columbus crew ranks eighth on the list with a salary of $13.5 million.
The Vancouver White Caps have the lowest salary, with an investment of only 8.7 million Canadian dollars, followed by the franchise rights of the new Austin Football Club Texas. The team started the professional league this year and established a salary total of 910 Ten thousand Canadian dollars employees.