Football Player Salaries

James Harrison | Cincinnati Bengals / Pittsburgh Steelers

Key Stats

2012 Cost Per
Tackles 193 $46,787
Sacks 14.0 $645,000
Interceptions 2 $4,515,000

Yearly Salary

Season Salary
2011 $3,660,000
2012 $9,030,000

Compared to Others

Rank Player Similar Rank in Baseball Similar Salary in Baseball
30th Brian Urlacher
$9,200,000
27th Tim Lincecum
$17,000,000
123rd Homer Bailey
$9,000,000
31st James Harrison
$9,030,000
31st Jered Weaver
$16,000,000
123rd Scott Kazmir
$9,000,000
32nd Carson Palmer
$9,000,000
31st C.J. Wilson
$16,000,000
123rd Joe Nathan
$9,000,000

Federal Income Taxes (in current dollars using that years rates)

Under Administration Taxes
President Obama (D), 2012 $3,272,484
President Clinton (D), 1999 $3,686,597
President Reagan (R), 1981 $6,300,552
President Johnson (D), 1965 $6,309,144
President Eisenhower (R), 1956 $8,281,748

Unemployment

How long it will take the average person on unemployment to make James Harrison's 2014 salary
30,819 weeks (592 years)

In Time...

In James Harrison Will Make
one month $752,500
one week $173,653
one day $24,739
one hour $1,030
one minute $17.18
one second $0.29
since you loaded this page $0.29

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Inflation

Year Inflation Adjusted Value Actual Average NFL Salary Actual Average Household Income Median Home Price
2012 $9,030,000 $1,900,000 $49,777 $213,000
2000 $6,734,326 $1,116,100 $47,053 $174,700
1990 $5,045,743 $356,382 $28,040 $118,900
1980 $3,069,060 $78,657 $16,305 $66,700

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James Harrison will make the average yearly salary of In Hours In Days
A High School Teacher 42 hours 1.75 days
A Police Officer 46 hours 1.92 days
A Doctor, Family Physician 136 hours 5.66 days
A U.S. Congressman 168 hours 7.03 days
President Obama 388 hours 16.17 days
A Citigroup CEO (Vikram Pandit, 2008) 37,123 hours 1,545 days
Bill Gates (Net Worth) 59,223,300 hours 2,465,742 days