English Premier League: average first-team player pay per year in the UK in 2018/2019

Average annual first-team player salary in the English Premier League in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2018/2019, by football club (in million GBP)

by David Lange, last edited Aug 9, 2019
English Premier League: average first-team player pay per year in the UK in 2018/2019 During the 2018/2019 Premier League football season, Manchester United paid the highest average salary to players throughout the year, at 6.53 million British pounds. The second highest average annual first-team player salary in the Premier League for the season was paid by Manchester City with 5.99 million British pounds on average.
Wealthiest association football in the world

England with its’ Premier League is one of the ‘Big Five’, the top tier football leagues of England, Germany, Spain, Italy and France. Out of this group, England has had the highest and fastest growing revenue over the past 20 years, projected to reaching 5.65 billion euros in 2019, followed by Germany with 3.69 billion euros.

38.5 thousand in stadiums on average

  The average attendance of Premier League games came to 38,495 in 2018. This was higher in Germany at approximately 42.7 thousand but still higher compared to the other top tier European leagues. The biggest source of revenue for both Germany as well as England is broadcasting and media coverage.
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Average annual first-team player salary in the English Premier League in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2018/2019, by football club (in million GBP)

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