The men’s professional soccer league is known as Major League Soccer (MLS). Every club pays their players different salaries. In the MLS, the average player pay is $312,470, and a team’s average annual wage bill is $8,170,454.
In this article, we will give you the complete list of MLS player salaries (see also ‘How Many Players Are Part Of A Soccer Team And On The Field (Pro & Youth Rules)‘).
For many years, Toronto FC has been among the best MLS teams. The annual wage budget for all players at Toronto FC is $26,925,850, with the average player salary being $928,477. This makes them the MLS team with the highest salary.
LA Galaxy is situated in Los Angeles. Their average player pay is $581,250, while the total annual player compensation cost is $14,544,000. This places them as the MLS’s second-highest paid team.
Atlanta United FC
Atlanta United’s recent seasons haven’t been as successful as they had intended. They pay their players an average annual compensation of $9,507,000. Which equates to an average player salary of $452,500.
Considering that, Portland Timbers’ funding is nowhere close to the wealthiest MLS clubs. Yet, their recent performance is quite impressive.
The Portland Timbers’ average player pay is $421,250. While the total yearly cost for all players is $11,788,000.
Los Angeles FC
In terms of player salary, Los Angeles FC is a fairly average MLS team. The annual bill for all the players combined is $9,294,000. With the average player salary being $387,250.
Columbus Crew SC
Columbus Crew pay their players depending on how the team performs. The average player pay is reportedly $385,388. The total annual cost for all players is $10,405,500.
New York City FC
New York City FC’s annual wage cost for all players of New York City FC is $9,588,000. With the average player salary being $384,500.
Sporting Kansas City pays their players an average yearly compensation of $9,971,000, or $369,250 per player on average.
Seattle Sounders FC
Besides not having the largest budget, the annual wage bill for all players of Seattle Sounders FC is $9,187,500. With the average player salary being $367,500.
New England Revolution
The New England Revolution player’s salary is rather average. The annual bill for every player in the New England Revolution is $9,529,000. With the average player salary being $366,500.
Orlando City SC
Even though they don’t have the biggest budget, they sign top players. Orlando City SC pays its players an average of $339,925 a year. Totaling $8,838,000 in player salaries.
San Jose Earthquakes
One of the most dependable teams in league history is the San Jose Earthquakes. The average player pay is $288,050. While the total yearly cost for all players is $8,642,000.
Real Salt Lake
Real Salt Lake is a team that can be unpredictable. Their average player salary is $287,800. While the total annual cost for all players is $8,634,000.
With a limited budget, Philadelphia Union is a rather impressive squad. The annual cost for all players of the Philadelphia Union is $6,525,000. With the average player salary being $261,200.
New York Red Bulls
The budget for the New York Red Bulls is modest. They pay its players an average salary of $242,250 annually, totaling $6,783,000.
Inter Miami CF
Inter Miami CF is a David Beckham-owned club. They pay its players an average of $240,000 per year, totaling $6,487,000.
Minnesota United FC
The annual wage cost for all the players at Minnesota United FC is $5,750,000. With the average player income being $238,560.
The average player salary for the Denver-based Colorado Rapids is $230,925. While the total yearly cost for all players is $6,235,000.
The current average player pay at Montreal Impact is $230,250 per year. While the total annual player wage cost is $6,645,000.
The annual wage bill for all the players of FC Dallas is $5,192,000. With the average player salary being $225,750.
Founded in 1995, DC United is a club based in Washington. The total salary cost for every player at United is $5,924,500, equally $219,400 each.
Nashville SC has the lowest budget. The average player salary is $168,300. While the total annual bill for all players is $5,050,000.
There you have the complete list of all MLS player salaries which you can compare with one another.