2011 MLS Team Salary Averages List

Updated: May 9, 2011, 5:15 PM ET
Associated Press

BETHESDA, Md. -- A list of 2011 Major League Soccer team average salaries, based on player salaries as released by the MLS Players Union. Information is based on guaranteed salary as of May 1, and figures are rounded to the nearest dollar. The guarantee includes the base salary plus a prorated share of signing bonuses and other guaranteed income under the player's contract, and it includes marketing bonuses payable in the current year and a prorated shared of any agent's fees during the term of the contract. Figures include compensation from MLS contracts and do not include any compensation from any contracts with individual teams or their affiliates:

New York Red Bulls $446,570

Los Angeles Galaxy 428,265

Chicago Fire 154,669

Toronto FC 142,081

Real Salt Lake 135,306

Philadelphia Union 131,876

Vancouver Whitecaps 123,133

Seattle Sounders 119,504

Houston Dynamo 118,484

New England Revolution 118,367

Sporting Kansas City 115,206

D.C. United 114,639

FC Dallas 113,627

Columbus Crew 111,996

Colorado Rapids 105,769

San Jose Earthquakes 100,399

Chivas USA 99,673

Portland Timbers 94,734


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