Players with the highest salary in Major League Baseball in 2015 (in million U.S. dollars)

This graph depicts the top player salaries in Major League Baseball in 2015. Mark Teixeira of the New York Yankees receives a total salary of 23.13 million U.S.dollars for the 2015 season. During the previous year, the minimum salary of an MLB player was roughly 45 times smaller than Teixeira's salary.

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 Salary in million U.S. dollars
Zack Greinke 27
Clayton Kershaw 27
Ryan Howard 25
Felix Hernandez 24.86
CC Sabathia 24.29
Robinson Cano 24
Albert Pujols 24
Prince Fielder 24
Cole Hamels 23.5
Mark Teixeira 23.13
Joe Mauer 23
Jose Reyes 22
Masahiro Tanaka 22
Miguel Cabrera 22
Alex Rodriguez 22
Adrian Gonzales 21.86
Carl Crawford 21.36
Matt Kemp 21.25
Jacob Ellsbury 21.14
Mark Buehrle 20
Troy Tulowitzki 20
Jon Lester 20
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