Uncovering Sporting KC Player Salaries

Uncovering Sporting KC Player Salaries

Despite not having the biggest budget, Sporting KC keeps up with the very best teams in the MLS. Will they claim the title in the upcoming season?

While the player salaries can’t be compared to the top leagues in Europe, MLS players still earn some decent money considering the quality of the overall teams.

The average player salary in Sporting Kansas City is $369,250, and the yearly wage bill for all the players combined is $9,971,000. This makes them the 13th highest-paying club in the MLS.

Below is a breakdown of each player’s salary in Sporting Kansas City (divided by position)


PlayerBase SalaryGuaranteed Compensation
Tim Melia$325,000$341,750
Richard Sánchez$85,500$85,500
John Pulskamp$70,250$70,250


PlayerBase SalaryGuaranteed Compensation
Graham Zusi$625,000$688,250
Matt Besler$575,000$675,000
Botond Baráth$250,000$297,250
Luis Martins$240,000$240,000
Jaylin Lindsey$75,000$88,000
Roberto Puncec$70,500$70,500
Winston Reid$70,250$70,250
Graham Smith$57,250$57,250
Amadou Dia$56,250$56,250


PlayerBase SalaryGuaranteed Compensation
Felipe Gutiérrez$1,600,000$1,650,000
Ilie Sánchez$900,000$900,000
Roger Espinoza$800,000$800,000
Gadi Kinda$72,500$72,500
Wan Kuzain$70,750$70,750
Felipe Hernandez$56,250$56,250
Cameron Duke$56,250$69,250


PlayerBase SalaryGuaranteed Compensation
Johnny Russell$1,700,000$1,700,000
Erik Hurtado$175,000$181,250
Dániel Salló$130,000$144,000
Khiry Shelton$102,250$102,250
Gianluca Busio$90,000$92,250
Tyler Freeman$70,250$82,750
Alan Pulido$52,250$52,250

If there are any new signings or any other updates to the player salaries, I will update the information above.

Here are the player salaries for all the teams In the MLS.