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Payrolls and average salaries for the 2013 Opening Day rosters of the 30 major-league teams. Figures are based on documents obtained from the MLB Players Association, club officials and filed with Major League Baseball's central office. Deferred payments and incentive clauses are not included. Team payrolls do not include money paid or received in trades or for players who have been released. In some cases, parts of salaries deferred without interest are discounted to reflect present-day values.

 
2013 Team Payrolls
No.TeamPayrollAverage
1.New York Yankees$228,835,490$7,151,109
2.Los Angeles Dodgers$216,597,577$7,468,882
3.Philadelphia Phillies$165,385,714 $6,125,397
4.Boston Red Sox$150,655,500 $5,021,850
5.Detroit Tigers$148,414,500 $5,708,250
6.San Francisco Giants$140,264,334$5,009,441
7.Los Angeles Angels$127,896,250 $4,736,898
8.Chicago White Sox$119,073,277 $4,410,121
9.Toronto Blue Jays$117,527,800$3,791,219
10.St. Louis Cardinals$115,222,086$3,973,175
11.Texas Rangers$114,090,100$4,074,646
12.Washington Nationals$114,056,769$4,386,799
13.Cincinnati Reds$107,491,305$4,134,281
14.Chicago Cubs$104,304,676$3,596,713
15.Baltimore Orioles$90,993,333$3,137,701
16.Atlanta Braves$89,778,192$3,095,800
17.Arizona Diamondbacks$89,100,500$2,970,017
18.Milwaukee Brewers$82,976,944$2,765,898
19.Kansas City Royals$81,491,725$3,018,212
20.Pittsburgh Pirates$79,555,000$2,651,833
21.Cleveland Indians$77,772,800$2,592,427
22.Minnesota Twins$75,802,500$2,707,232
23.New York Mets $73,396,649$2,530,919
24.Seattle Mariners$72,031,143$2,770,429
25.Colorado Rockies$71,924,071$2,766,310
26.San Diego Padres$67,143,600$2,165,923
27.Oakland Athletics$60,664,500$2,091,879
28.Tampa Bay Rays$57,895,272$2,144,269
29.Miami Marlins$36,341,900$1,135,684
30.Houston Astros $22,062,600$817,133

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