List of Major League Baseball teams by payroll in 2010

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This is a list of the 30 Major League Baseball teams from the 2010 season, ranked by total team salary.[1] Values only include salaries of players on their respective 2010 rosters.

RANK TEAM TOTAL PAYROLL AVG SALARY MEDIAN SALARY STANDARD DEV
1 New York Yankees $206,333,389 $8,253,335 $5,500,000 $9,267,187
2 Boston Red Sox $162,447,333 $5,601,632 $3,750,000 $5,100,972
3 Chicago Cubs $146,609,000 $5,429,962 $2,125,000 $6,625,154
4 Philadelphia Phillies $141,928,379 $5,068,870 $2,750,000 $5,362,862
5 New York Mets $134,422,942 $4,800,819 $1,375,000 $5,850,033
6 Detroit Tigers $122,864,928 $4,550,552 $1,500,000 $5,770,275
7 Chicago White Sox $105,530,000 $4,058,846 $2,500,000 $4,400,865
8 Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim $104,963,866 $3,619,443 $2,050,000 $4,080,627
9 San Francisco Giants $98,641,333 $3,522,904 $910,000 $4,556,395
10 Minnesota Twins $97,559,166 $3,484,255 $1,800,000 $4,027,577
11 Los Angeles Dodgers $95,358,016 $3,531,778 $1,000,000 $4,595,826
12 St. Louis Cardinals $93,540,751 $3,741,630 $1,000,000 $5,075,085
13 Houston Astros $92,355,500 $3,298,410 $1,325,000 $4,847,410
14 Seattle Mariners $86,510,000 $3,089,642 $1,118,750 $4,193,128
15 Atlanta Braves $84,423,666 $3,126,802 $1,150,000 $4,096,206
16 Colorado Rockies $84,227,000 $2,904,379 $1,300,000 $3,798,234
17 Baltimore Orioles $81,612,500 $3,138,942 $1,325,000 $3,399,398
18 Milwaukee Brewers $81,108,278 $2,796,837 $1,287,500 $3,331,815
19 Tampa Bay Rays $71,923,471 $2,663,832 $1,800,000 $2,958,069
20 Cincinnati Reds $71,761,542 $2,760,059 $485,000 $3,940,122
21 Kansas City Royals $71,405,210 $2,644,637 $1,700,000 $3,214,399
22 Toronto Blue Jays $62,234,000 $2,074,466 $825,000 $3,108,950
23 Washington Nationals $61,400,000 $2,046,666 $725,000 $2,861,545
24 Cleveland Indians $61,203,966 $2,110,481 $427,500 $3,408,500
25 Arizona Diamondbacks $60,718,166 $2,335,314 $1,416,666 $2,369,465
26 Florida Marlins $57,029,719 $2,112,211 $550,000 $2,691,680
27 Texas Rangers $55,250,544 $1,905,191 $510,000 $2,751,240
28 Oakland Athletics $51,654,900 $1,666,287 $420,000 $2,884,030
29 San Diego Padres $37,799,300 $1,453,819 $421,750 $1,751,078
30 Pittsburgh Pirates $34,943,000 $1,294,185 $452,000 $1,479,520

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