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Written by Data from the MLBPA   
Saturday, 23 December 2006 15:42

The following represents...

  • The minimum salary, difference from the year prior, the percentage of increase in the minimum salary from the year prior 
  • The average salary, difference from the year prior, the percentage of increase in the minimum salary from the year prior

 
Average Salary - 1967-2007 (as calculated by the MLBPA). To view the table, select Read More

Year Minimum
Salary
  Diff % of
Increase
Average
Salary
  Diff % of
Increase
1967 $6,000       $19,000      
1968 $10,000 A $4,000 67% N/A      
1969 $10,000   $0 0% $24,909   $5,909 31%
1970 $12,000   $2,000 20% $29,303   $4,394 18%
1971 $12,750   $750 6% $31,543   $2,240 8%
1972 $13,500   $750 6% $34,092   $2,549 8%
1973 $15,000   $1,500 11% $36,566   $2,474 7%
1974 $15,000   $0 0% $40,839   $4,273 12%
1975 $16,000   $1,000 7% $44,676   $3,837 9%
1976 $19,000   $3,000 19% $51,501   $6,825 15%
1977 $19,000   $0 0% $76,066   $24,565 48%
1978 $21,000   $2,000 11% $99,876   $23,810 31%
1979 $21,000   $0 0% $113,558 B $13,682 14%
1980 $30,000   $9,000 43% $143,756 B $30,198 27%
1981 $32,500   $2,500 8% $185,651 B $41,895 29%
1982 $33,500   $1,000 3% $241,497 B $55,846 30%
1983 $35,000   $1,500 4% $289,194 B $47,697 20%
1984 $40,000   $5,000 14% $329,408 B $40,214 14%
1985 $60,000   $20,000 50% $371,157 B $41,749 13%
1986 $60,000   $0 0% $412,520 B $41,363 11%
1987 $62,500   $2,500 4% $412,454 C -$66 0%
1988 $62,500   $0 0% $438,729 C $26,275 6%
1989 $68,000   $5,500 9% $497,254 C $58,525 13%
1990 $100,000   $32,000 47% $597,537 C $100,283 20%
1991 $100,000   $0 0% $851,492 C $253,955 43%
1992 $109,000   $9,000 9% $1,028,667 C $177,175 21%
1993 $109,000   $0 0% $1,076,089 C $47,422 5%
1994 $109,000   $0 0% $1,168,263 C $92,174 9%
1995 $109,000   $0 0% $1,110,766 C -$57,497 -5%
1996 $109,000 D $0 0% $1,119,981 C $9,215 1%
1997 $150,000   $41,000 38% $1,336,609 C $216,628 19%
1998 $170,000   $20,000 13% $1,398,831 C $62,222 5%
1999 $200,000   $30,000 18% $1,611,166 C $212,335 15%
2000 $200,000   $0 0% $1,895,630 C $284,464 18%
2001 $200,000   $0 0% $2,138,896 E $243,266 13%
2002 $200,000   $0 0%
$2,295,649 E $156,7537%
2003 $300,000   $100,000 50% $2,372,189 E $76,540 3%
2004 $300,000   $0 0% $2,313,535 E -$58,654 -2%
2005 $316,000   $16,000 5% $2,476,589 E $163,054 7%
2006 $327,000   $11,000 3% $2,699,292 E $222,703 9%
2007 $380,000   $53,000 16%        
ALL DATA FROM MLBPA AVERAGE SALARY REPORT ('67-'07)
(A) First Basic Agreement between Clubs and Players Asssociation
(B) Salary figures have been discounted for deferrals without interest at a
rate of 9% per year for the period of delayed payments
(C) Salary figures discounted for deferrals without interest and buyouts, and
signing bonuses increased at 9% for the period of delayed or advanced
payments
(D) $150,000 for the last 1/3 of 1996 season
(E) The interest rate for deferrals with or without interest, buyouts and sign-
ing bonuses set at the rate described in Article XV (J) of the Basic Agreement
for the period of delayed or advanced payments.

 
 
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