Bundesliga Player Salaries: An In-Depth Look

Bundesliga has been one of the highest-paying leagues in Europe for many years now. With that said, the pay gap is huge between the teams. As you can see below, Bayern Münich is the highest paying club right now and DSC Arminia Bielefeld.

The Bundesliga has been one of the most lucrative leagues in Europe for many years now, with a large pay gap between the teams. At the top of the list is Bayern Munich, the highest-paying club in the league, followed by DSC Arminia Bielefeld. This pay disparity can be attributed to the success of the former and relatively smaller resources of the latter. Additionally, the success of Bayern Munich has been amplified by their consistent presence in the UEFA Champions League, receiving large sums of money from the lucrative competition. On the other hand, Arminia Biele

The average player salary in the Bundesliga is €1,624,488/year and the average yearly wage bill for all players in a team is €45,812,888.

TeamAverage Annual SalaryYearly Wage Bill
1. Bayern Münich€6,693,333€180,720,000
2. Borussia Dortmund€3,748,370€101,206,000
3. Bayer 04 Leverkusen€2,932,174€67,440,000
4. VfL Wolfsburg€2,151,592€58,093,000
5. RB Leipzig€1,859,677€57,650,000
6. Borussia Mönchengladbach€1,637,655€47,492,000
7. Schalke 04€1,590,083€42,932,250
8. TSG Hoffenheim€1,400,258€43,408,000
9. Hertha BSC€1,196,558€31,110,500
10. Eintracht Frankfurt€1,141,968€36,543,000
11. FC Köln€1,050,089€29,402,000
12. SV Werder Bremen€1,011,192€26,291,000
13. FC Augsburg€746,785€20,910,000
14. VfB Stuttgart€688,575€22,723,000
15. FSV Mainz 05€688,333€20,650,000
16. 1. FC Union Berlin€599,666€16,191,000
17. SC Freiburg€511,529€13,814,000
18. DSC Arminia Bielefeld€287,767€8,057,500
Click on a team name to read more about each player’s salary in that soccer team.