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Opening Day Payrolls
Figures were obtained by The Associated Press from management and player sources and include salaries and pro-rated shares of signing bonuses and other guaranteed income.
Team  Payroll  Average 
New York Yankees  $92,538,260  $3,190,974 
Los Angeles  $88,124,286  $3,263,862 
Atlanta  $84,537,836  $2,817,928 
Baltimore  $81,447,435  $2,808,532 
Arizona  $81,027,833  $2,893,851 
New York Mets  $79,509,776  $3,180,391 
Boston  $77,940,333  $2,598,011 
Cleveland  $75,880,871  $2,918,495 
Texas  $70,795,921  $2,722,920 
Tampa Bay  $62,765,129  $2,024,682 
St. Louis  $61,453,863  $2,276,069 
Colorado  $61,111,190  $2,182,543 
Chicago Cubs  $60,539,333  $2,017,978 
Seattle  $58,915,000  $2,265,962 
Detroit  $58,265,167  $2,157,969 
San Diego  $54,821,000  $1,827,367 
San Francisco  $53,737,826  $2,066,839 
Anaheim  $51,464,167  $1,715,472 
Houston  $51,289,111  $1,899,597 
Philadelphia  $47,308,000  $1,631,310 
Cincinnati  $46,867,200  $1,735,822 
Toronto  $46,238,333  $1,778,397 
Milwaukee  $36,505,333  $1,140,792 
Montreal  $34,807,833  $1,200,270 
Oakland  $31,971,333  $1,184,123 
Chicago White Sox  $31,133,500  $1,073,569 
Pittsburgh  $28,928,333  $1,112,628 
Kansas City  $23,433,000  $836,893 
Florida  $20,072,000  $692,138 
Minnesota  $16,519,500  $635,365 
 


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