According to the Professional Footballer's Association in the UK, the average salary of a soccer player in the Premier League now stands at a whopping £50,000 a week. It’s important to bear in mind that this number if offset by some players who earn much more than this and bring the average up significantly.
Active Players Forwards Midfielders Defensemen Goalkeepers Transfer Fees Est. Total Salary; 1: Manchester United F.C. 27: £85,020,000: £56,420,000: £60,506,200: £24,700,000: £158,400,000: £226,646,200: 2: Chelsea F.C. 24: £51,532,000: £59,630,000: £40,716,000: £10,764,000: £126,500,000: £162,642,000: 3: Manchester City F.C. 22: £22,680,000: £73,484,000: £44,600,000: £2,392,000
Barcelona is the highest-paid soccer team in the world, with Real Madrid and Juventus in second and third. Barcelona has an average first-team pay of $12.3 million per year, while Real Madrid’s average is $11.2 million. Thanks to CR7’s move to Juventus in 2018, Juventus take third with $10.1 million.