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From the 2011 Winter Meetings: Avg Salary in MLB for 2011 $3,095,183 PDF Print E-mail
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Organizational Reports
Written by Maury Brown   
Monday, 05 December 2011 17:13
Average Salary By Position
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Based on an annual report released by the MLB Players Association, the average salary in MLB for the 2011 season was $3,095,183, up $80,611 or 3 percent from 2010. The Yankees lead all clubs with the highest player payroll by mean at $6,538,959 for 32 players followed by the Phillies (mean of $6,436,684 for 28 players), and Red Sox (mean of $5,207,725) as the same 1,2,3 ranking by average payroll as last year.

The Angels jump from an end of year ranking of 13 to 4 this year, presumably due to the Vernon Wells trade posting an average salary by mean at $4,584,746 for 28 players.

At the bottom end, the Royals posted the lowest mean of $1,335,672 for 26 players).

Twenty-one players with 100 or more games at first base led all positions with the highest average salary of $8,899,486.

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MLB Average Salary by ST

Source: MLBPA

 
 
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