Professional Sport Salaries

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NHL Salaries 2013

The NHL is the most popular sport in Canada and is loved by many fans across the United States. While it's popularity is not as high as some of the other sports in the USA, the NHL still manages to have the highest minimum salary for any sport. Considering that players join professionals before they turn 20 it's no surprise that many young kids want to become NHL professionals. Below are a list of salaries for players, coaches, and referees.

Average NHL Player Salary

$2,400,000

Minimum NHL Player Salary

$525,000

Maximum NHL Player Salary

$14,000,000

Referee NHL Salary

$182,500

Average NHL Coach Salary

$1,000,000

Top 20 NHL Player Salaries 2013

1. Weber, Shea $14,000,000
2. Crosby, Sidney $12,000,000
3. Parise, Zach $12,000,000
4. Suter, Ryan $12,000,000
5. Kovalchuk, Ilya $11,300,000
6. Lecavalier, Vincent  $10,000,000
7. Staal, Eric $9,250,000
8. Richards, Brad $9,000,000
9. Ovechkin, Alex $9,000,000
10. Stamkos, Steven $8,000,000
11. Bryzgalov, Ilya $8,000,000
12. Chara, Zdeno $8,000,000
13. Hossa, Marian $7,900,000
14. Nash, Rick $7,800,000
15. Keith, Duncan $7,650,000
16. Richards, Mike $7,600,000
17. Malkin, Evgeni $7,500,000
18. Gaborik, Marian $7,500,000
19. Zetterberg, Henrik $7,500,000
20. Kopitar, Anze $7,500,000