The data below has been updated as of February 18, 2017.
Note: Current Salary is a player’s base salary + prorated signing bonus and applicable buyout. Actual payroll is defined by the CBA as the average annual value of all contracts, and is used to calculate the luxury tax.
Players depicted in red are arbitration eligible, and salaries represent estimates from mlbtraderumors.com. Players depicted in green are presented with salaries commensurate with their MLB service time. For minor leaguers on the 40-man roster, the CBA prescribed minimum is used ($82,700), even in cases when the player may not be eligible for this sum.
The revenue estimate is based on Forbes 2015 calculation and increased by 5% in 2016 and 2017 (Forbes 2016 calculation is released in March 2017). Benefits is an estimated amount subject to an increase based on the terms of the new CBA.
Source: Cots Contracts, fangraphs.com, baseball-reference.com, mlbtraderumors.com, proprietary
Yankees’ Payroll/Luxury Tax as a Percentage of Team Revenue, 2001 to 2016E
Note: Revenue is based on Forbes calculations and net of revenue sharing and stadium debt service. Payroll is based on final figures for each year released by MLB, and may not necessarily equal the amount upon which the luxury tax is based.
For 2016E, revenue is Forbes 2015 calculation increased by 5%, and payroll is based on a proprietary tracking calculation.
Source: bizofbaseball.com and MLB releases published by AP (final payroll), MLB releases published by AP (luxury tax), Forbes (revenue), proprietary