Highest player salaries in Major League Baseball in 2018 (in million U.S. dollars)

Highest salaries in Major League Baseball 2018 This graph depicts the top player salaries in Major League Baseball in 2018. Clayton Kershaw of the Los Angeles Dodgers receives a total salary of 35.57 million U.S. dollars for the 2018 season.
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Salary in million U.S. dollars
Clayton Kershaw35.57
Mike Trout34.08
Zack Greinke34
Jake Arrieta30
David Price30
Miguel Cabrera30
Yoenis Cespedes29
Jason Heyward28.17
Justin Verlander28
Jon Lester27.5
Albert Pujols27
Felix Hernandez26.86
Giancarlo Stanton25
Joey Votto25
Yu Darvish25
Robinson Cano24
Jordan Zimmermann24
J.D. Martinez23.75
Josh Donaldson23
Joe Mauer23
Hanley Ramirez22.75
Cole Hamels22.5
Buster Posey22.18
Max Scherzer22.14
Masahiro Tanaka22
Ian Desmond22
Salary in million U.S. dollars
Clayton Kershaw35.57
Mike Trout34.08
Zack Greinke34
Jake Arrieta30
David Price30
Miguel Cabrera30
Yoenis Cespedes29
Jason Heyward28.17
Justin Verlander28
Jon Lester27.5
Albert Pujols27
Felix Hernandez26.86
Giancarlo Stanton25
Joey Votto25
Yu Darvish25
Robinson Cano24
Jordan Zimmermann24
J.D. Martinez23.75
Josh Donaldson23
Joe Mauer23
Hanley Ramirez22.75
Cole Hamels22.5
Buster Posey22.18
Max Scherzer22.14
Masahiro Tanaka22
Ian Desmond22
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This graph depicts the top player salaries in Major League Baseball in 2018. Clayton Kershaw of the Los Angeles Dodgers receives a total salary of 35.57 million U.S. dollars for the 2018 season.
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Release date
April 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
2018

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