2014 MLS player salaries

(Major League Soccer)
(Major League Soccer)

MLS highest-paid players, listed in order by base salary:

1. Michael Bradley, Toronto FC: $6 million base, $6.5 million guaranteed compensation

2. Jermain Defoe, Toronto FC: $6 million, $6.18 million

3. Clint Dempsey, Seattle Sounders: $4.91 million, $6.69 million

4. Robbie Keane, Los Angeles Galaxy: $4.5 million, $4.5 million

5. Landon Donovan, Los Angeles Galaxy: $4.25 million, $4.58 million

6. Thierry Henry, New York Red Bulls: $3.75 million, $4.35 million

7. Tim Cahill, New York Red Bulls: $3.5 million, $3.63 million

8. Obafemi Martins, Seattle Sounders: $1.62 million, $1.75 million

9. Marco Di Vaio, Montreal Impact: $1.5 million, $2.6 million

10. Pedro Morales, Vancouver Whitecaps: $1.19 million, $1.41 million

11. Gilberto, Toronto FC: $1.14 million, $1.21 million

12. Omar Gonzalez, Los Angeles Galaxy: $1 million, $1.25 million

D.C. United payroll (totals are rounded off):

1. Eddie Johnson: $505,000, $613,000

2. Chris Pontius: $350,000, $381,000

3. Sean Franklin: $275,000, $298,000

4. Bobby Boswell: $231,000, $231,000

5. Jeff Parke: $215,000, $226,000

6. Davy Arnaud: $212,000, $212,000

7. Chris Rolfe: $210,000, $225,000

8. Cristian Fernandez: $170,000, $181,000

9. Fabian Espindola: $150,000, $150,000 (allocation money applied to salary; actual earnings are higher)

10. Perry Kitchen: $144,000, $229,000

11. Bill Hamid: $100,000, $115,000

12. Lewis Neal: $100,000, $106,000

13. Luis Silva: $99,000, $134,000

14. Chris Korb: $90,000, $97,000

15. Nick DeLeon: $86,000, $121,000

16. Jared Jeffrey: $65,000, $71,000

17. Nana Attakora: $63,000, $66,000

18. Steve Birnbaum: $55,000, $85,000

19. Collin Martin: $55,000, $69,000

20. Jalen Robinson: $55,000, $67,000

21. Kyle Porter: $52,000, $61,000

22. Michael Seaton: $49,000, $52,000

23. Conor Doyle: $49,000, $50,000

24. Andrew Dykstra: $49,000, $49,000

25. Joe Willis: $49,000, $49,000

26. Alex Caskey: $49,000, $49,000

27. Conor Shanosky: $37,000, $37,000

28. Taylor Kemp: $37,000, $37,000

29. Christiano Francois: $37,000, $37,000

Team-by-team list of MLS salaries

 

Steven Goff is The Post’s soccer writer. His beats include D.C. United, MLS and the international game, as well as local college basketball.
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