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Home >> Extra Bases >> Payrolls >> 1994 | Top 100

Top 100 Player Salaries

+ 1994 Players
League Minimum $ 109,000
League Average $ 957,101
  • A listing of the top 100 salaries for the 1994 season based on opening day salaries compiled in early April.
  • Players who fell out of the top 100 are listed below the Top 100 grid below.
  • Newcomers to the Top 100 have an asterisk (*)
  • 1994 Top 100 Player Salaries
    RankPrior RkChangePlayerPosTeamTeam RankSalaryHtWtB-TBornBirthplaceAge
    110Bobby Bonilla3B-RF1$ 6,300,0006-3240B-R31
    220Ryne Sandberg2B1$ 5,975,0006-2180R-R34
    363Joe CarterLF-RF1$ 5,550,0006-3215R-R34
    4106Cal RipkenSS-3B1$ 5,500,0006-4220R-R33
    5138Roberto Alomar2B2$ 5,433,3346-0185B-R26
    62216Rafael Palmeiro1B2$ 5,406,6036-0190L-L29
    7158Jimmy KeyP1$ 5,350,0006-1190R-L33
    83729Jack McDowellP1$ 5,300,0006-5190R-R28
    891Kirby PuckettCF-OF1$ 5,300,0005-9223R-R33
    102313Barry BondsLF1$ 5,166,6666-2210L-L29
    112110Roger ClemensP1$ 5,155,2506-4230R-R31
    123523Ken GriffeyCF1$ 5,100,0006-3205L-L24
    12197Jose CansecoRF-LF1$ 5,100,0006-4240R-R29
    1412-2David ConeP1$ 5,000,0006-1190L-R31
    154-11Greg MadduxP1$ 4,975,0006-0185R-R28
    156550John SmileyP1$ 4,975,0006-4210L-L29
    176043Rickey HendersonLF-OF1$ 4,800,0005-10190R-L35
    1814-4Tom GlavineP2$ 4,750,0006-0185L-L28
    193415Ruben SierraRF2$ 4,700,0006-1200B-R28
    209575Bret SaberhagenP2$ 4,647,2496-1200R-R30
    218564Gary SheffieldRF-OF1$ 4,625,0005-11205R-R25
    223-19Dwight GoodenP3$ 4,616,6676-3210R-R29
    23241Wally Joyner1B2$ 4,600,0006-2200L-L32
    2312299Gregg Jefferies *Highest DebutLF-2B1$ 4,600,0005-10185B-R26
    2511-14Danny TartabullRF2$ 4,550,0006-1205R-R31
    RankPrior RkChangePlayerPosTeamTeam RankSalaryHtWtB-TBornBirthplaceAge
    2610882Dennis Martinez *P1$ 4,500,0006-1180R-R39
    2717-10Andre DawsonOF2$ 4,425,0006-3195R-R39
    285-23Barry LarkinSS2$ 4,400,0006-0185R-R30
    288658Mark Grace1B2$ 4,400,0006-2200L-L30
    3011282Jay Buhner *RF2$ 4,350,0006-3215R-R29
    3118-13Frank ViolaP3$ 4,333,3346-4209L-L34
    32320Doug DrabekP1$ 4,275,0006-1185R-R31
    3329-4Dave StewartP3$ 4,250,0006-2200R-R37
    3431-3Cecil Fielder1B1$ 4,237,5006-3240R-R30
    3511176Kevin Brown *P2$ 4,225,0006-4200R-R29
    36158122Matt Williams *3B2$ 4,200,0006-2210R-R28
    379558Larry WalkerRF1$ 4,025,0006-3237L-R27
    375720Paul Molitor3B-2B4$ 4,025,0006-0195R-R37
    39456Don Mattingly1B3$ 4,020,0005-11185L-L33
    4037-3John FrancoP4$ 4,000,0005-10185L-L33
    4011373Chris Bosio *P3$ 4,000,0006-3225R-R31
    4236-6Jose RijoP3$ 3,975,0006-3200R-R29
    4320-23Will Clark1B3$ 3,875,9726-1200L-L30
    448-36Chuck FinleyP1$ 3,875,0006-6226L-L31
    4542-3Paul O'NeillRF4$ 3,858,3346-4215L-L31
    46287241Andres Galarraga *1B1$ 3,850,0006-3235R-R33
    477023Benito SantiagoC2$ 3,800,0006-1195R-R29
    47183136Kevin Appier *P3$ 3,800,0006-2200R-R26
    47481Dennis EckersleyP3$ 3,800,0006-2190R-R39
    5029-21Fred McGriff1B3$ 3,775,0006-3215L-L30
    RankPrior RkChangePlayerPosTeamTeam RankSalaryHtWtB-TBornBirthplaceAge
    5150-1Tom HenkeP4$ 3,752,6256-5215R-R36
    52520Greg SwindellP2$ 3,750,0006-3230R-L29
    52216164John Olerud *1B5$ 3,750,0006-5220L-L25
    52183131Jeff Blauser *SS4$ 3,750,0006-1190R-R28
    52161109Tom Browning *P4$ 3,750,0006-1190L-L34
    52520Kevin MitchellLF-3B5$ 3,750,0005-11244R-R32
    57625Tim RainesLF-OF2$ 3,650,0005-8186B-R34
    57570Tom CandiottiP1$ 3,650,0006-2221R-R36
    5926-33Tony GwynnRF1$ 3,633,3335-11220L-L34
    5942-17Randy MyersP3$ 3,633,3336-1210L-L31
    618221Deion SandersCF-LF5$ 3,632,5136-1195L-L26
    6$ 3,632,513
    62219157Marquis Grissom *CF2$ 3,575,0005-11188R-R27
    6315390Willie McGee *RF-CF3$ 3,562,5006-1185B-R35
    64207143John Burkett *P4$ 3,550,0006-3215R-R29
    6460-4Mark LangstonP2$ 3,550,0006-2185R-L33
    6415-49Andy Van SlykeCF1$ 3,550,0006-2192L-R33
    67197130Robin Ventura *3B3$ 3,500,0006-1198L-R26
    679023Craig Biggio2B-C3$ 3,500,0005-11180R-R28
    677710Brett ButlerCF-OF2$ 3,500,0005-10160L-L37
    6762-5Jose GuzmanP4$ 3,500,0006-3185R-R31
    678114Teddy HigueraP1$ 3,500,0005-10178B-L35
    6712457Bob Tewksbury *P2$ 3,500,0006-4206R-R33
    73191118Steve Sax *2B4$ 3,475,0005-11182R-R34
    7413965Melido Perez *P5$ 3,450,0006-4180R-R28
    7466-8Bob WelchP5$ 3,450,0006-3190R-R37
    RankPrior RkChangePlayerPosTeamTeam RankSalaryHtWtB-TBornBirthplaceAge
    7675-1Tim Wallach3B3$ 3,412,5006-3200R-R36
    7710225Jay Bell *SS-2B2$ 3,400,0006-0182R-R28
    77363286Juan Gonzalez *RF-LF5$ 3,400,0006-3220R-R24
    7744-33Tim BelcherP2$ 3,400,0006-3225R-R32
    8071-9Mike MorganP5$ 3,375,0006-2220R-R34
    809313Mike DevereauxCF-RF3$ 3,375,0006-0195R-R31
    8033-47Bryan HarveyP3$ 3,375,0006-2215R-R31
    8312239Terry Mulholland *P6$ 3,350,0006-3220R-L31
    8426-58Orel HershiserP4$ 3,333,3346-3192R-R35
    8477-7Mike MooreP3$ 3,333,3346-4205R-R34
    8617387Sid Fernandez *P4$ 3,333,3336-1230L-L31
    86193107Robby Thompson *2B5$ 3,333,3335-11170R-R32
    8812436Randy Johnson *P4$ 3,325,0006-10230R-L30
    8868-20Mike GreenwellLF4$ 3,325,0006-0189L-R30
    90944Edgar MartinezDH-3B5$ 3,316,6675-11200R-R31
    9115362Vince Coleman *LF-CF4$ 3,312,5006-0170B-R33
    9248-44Darryl StrawberryRF-OF6$ 3,300,0006-6215L-L32
    9314148Rick Aguilera *P2$ 3,260,0006-5203R-R32
    9492-2Bobby WittP6$ 3,250,0006-2205R-R30
    9411723John Smoltz *P6$ 3,250,0006-3220R-R27
    9483-11Ken Caminiti3B4$ 3,250,0006-0200B-R31
    9416167Bud Black *P7$ 3,250,0006-2185L-L37
    9490-4Shane MackLF-CF3$ 3,250,0006-0190R-R30
    9410915Otis Nixon *CF-OF5$ 3,250,0006-2180B-R35
    10019999Pete Harnisch *P5$ 3,205,0006-0228R-R27

    Players who fell off the top 100 since prior year (1993)

    7. Jack Morris 25. Kelly Gruber 26. Mike Henneman 37. Mark McGwire 40. Bip Roberts 41. Tony Phillips 46. Glenn Davis 47. Jeff Montgomery 51. Nolan Ryan 54. Ron Gant 55. Kevin McReynolds 56. Devon White 57. George Bell 62. Mitch Williams 67. Lou Whitaker 69. Bobby Thigpen 69. Bobby Thigpen 71. Shawon Dunston 71. Eddie Murray 74. Greg Gagne 76. Duane Ward 77. Mickey Tettleton 80. Bill Swift 84. Roberto Kelly 86. Kent Hrbek 86. Chris Sabo 89. Lenny Dykstra 95. Ivan Calderon 95. Ivan Calderon 95. Julio Franco 95. Gary Gaetti 95. Gary Gaetti 95. Bruce Hurst 95. Bruce Hurst 95. Ozzie Smith


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