Professional Sport Salaries

Find the salaries for every professional

sport in the United States.

NBA Salaries 2013

The NBA has the highest average salary for any professional sport in the world. It is no surprise that while there are basketball leagues all over the world, none are as revered as the National Basketball Association. NBA players also get large endorsement deals, sometimes even higher than their basketball salary. Below we've listed out salaries not only for players, but also for referees and coaches.

 

Average NBA Player Salary

$5,150,000

Minimum NBA Player Salary

$490,180

Maximum NBA Player Salary

$27,849,149

Referee NBA Salary

$325,000

Average NBA Coach Salary

$2,000,000

Top 10 NBA Player Salaries

1
Kobe Bryant at Shooting Guard $27,849,149
2
Dirk Nowitzki at Power Forward $20,907,128
3
Amar'e Stoudemire at Power Forward, Center $19,948,799
4
Joe Johnson at Shooting Guard $19,752,645
5
Dwight Howard at Center $19,536,360
6
Carmelo Anthony at Small Forward $19,444,504
7
Pau Gasol at Power Forward, Center $19,000,000
8
Chris Paul at Point Guard $17,779,458
9
LeBron James at Small Forward $17,545,000
Chris Bosh at Center, Power Forward $17,545,000