Football Player Salaries

Wes Welker | Denver Broncos / New England Patriots

Key Stats

2012 Cost Per
Touchdowns 14 $214,285
Receptions 173 $17,341
Receiving yards 1,950 $1,538
KO/Punt return yards 853 $3,516
Tackles 1 $3,000,000

Yearly Salary

Season Salary
2011 $2,150,000
2012 $3,000,000

Compared to Others

Rank Player Similar Rank in Baseball Similar Salary in Baseball
253rd Roddy White
$3,000,000
262nd Gordon Beckham
$4,170,000
317th Cory Luebke
$3,000,000
253rd Wes Welker
$3,000,000
263rd Alex Avila
$4,150,000
317th Neftali Feliz
$3,000,000
253rd Dan Connolly
$3,000,000
264th Drew Stubbs
$4,099,999
317th Ross Detwiler
$3,000,000

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

Under Administration Taxes
President Obama (D), 2012 $1,074,549
President Clinton (D), 1999 $1,211,282
President Reagan (R), 1981 $2,079,551
President Johnson (D), 1965 $2,088,143
President Eisenhower (R), 1956 $2,794,448

Unemployment

How long it will take the average person on unemployment to make Wes Welker's 2014 salary
10,238 weeks (196 years)

In Time...

In Wes Welker Will Make
one month $250,000
one week $57,692
one day $8,219
one hour $342
one minute $5.71
one second $0.10
since you loaded this page $0.10

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Inflation

Year Inflation Adjusted Value Actual Average NFL Salary Actual Average Household Income Median Home Price
2012 $3,000,000 $1,900,000 $49,777 $213,000
2000 $2,237,317 $1,116,100 $47,053 $174,700
1990 $1,676,326 $356,382 $28,040 $118,900
1980 $1,019,621 $78,657 $16,305 $66,700

Other Jobs

Wes Welker will make the average yearly salary of In Hours In Days
A High School Teacher 126 hours 5.28 days
A Police Officer 138 hours 5.78 days
A Doctor, Family Physician 409 hours 17.05 days
A U.S. Congressman 508 hours 21.17 days
President Obama 1,169 hours 48.67 days
A Citigroup CEO (Vikram Pandit, 2008) 111,805 hours 4,652 days
Bill Gates (Net Worth) 178,362,573 hours 7,421,827 days