Newcastle and Sunderland Feature In New List Of Best Paid Teams In The World
How does average pay in the English Premier League compare to other sports leagues around the world?
How do salaries at Newcastle United compare to those at other clubs in England and other sporting teams on a global basis?
The latest annual Global Sports Salaries Survey review of average pay to first team squad members of sporting clubs around the world has just been published.
As you can see the list goes from the very top with Manchester City first team squad players averaging £100,000 (weekly wages rounded up or down to nearest thousand), right down to Inverness Caledonian Thistle in 278th place, their players on averaging getting paid £954 a week each.
City though may be about to be overtaken as US baseball team the LA Dodgers saw their average player pay leap 67 places form No.69 to No.2, with weekly pay more than doubling on average. Details of salaries taken form the latest available information.
In the following list the first number is the position in the list, followed by average pay per week for their first team squad.
I’ve listed the first ten and then selected others, you will be interested to see where the likes of Newcastle and Sunderland feature.
1 £100,000 Manchester City
2 £93,000 Los Angeles Dodgers (ML Baseball)
3 £91,000 Real Madrid
4 £90,000 Barcelona
5 £89,000 New York Yankees (ML Baseball)
6 £81,000 AC Milan
7 £79,000 LA Lakers (NBA Basketball)
8 £78,000 Chelsea
9 £77,000 Bayern Munich
10 £77,000 Inter Milan
12 £75,000 Manchester United
15 £70,000 Arsenal
21 £64,000 Liverpool
51 £50,000 Spurs
64 £41,000 Aston Villa
73 £36,000 Sunderland
75 £35,000 Newcastle United
91 £32,000 QPR
98 £31,000 Everton
278 £954 Inverness Caledonian Thistle
Nick Harris of the excellent sportingintelligence.com has compiled the report and the full details can be viewed here.
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