NBA & WNBA annual salaries in 2023/24

Average annual salaries in the NBA and WNBA in 2023-2024

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October 2022


United States

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Supplementary notes

Data for the average salary in the WNBA was calculated by Statista through accessing each Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) team's salary rankings from this source. In these rankings, a comprehensive list of each players' total cash earnings was available, from which a mean average for each roster could be determined. These figures were compiled and a league-wide average was found.

Please note, the average salary for the WNBA was for the 2023 season, while the NBA figure was for the 2023/24 season.

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