Football Player Salaries

Adrian Peterson | Minnesota Vikings

Key Stats

2012 Cost Per
Touchdowns 11 $1,068,181
Carries 279 $42,114
Rushing yards 1,266 $9,281
Receptions 29 $405,172
Receiving yards 171 $68,713

Yearly Salary

Season Salary
2011 $10,720,000
2012 $11,750,000

Compared to Others

Rank Player Similar Rank in Baseball Similar Salary in Baseball
12th Eli Manning
$11,850,000
12th Masahiro Tanaka
$22,000,000
80th Scott Feldman
$12,000,000
13th Adrian Peterson
$11,750,000
12th Miguel Cabrera
$22,000,000
80th R.A. Dickey
$12,000,000
14th Jordan Gross
$11,500,000
14th Adrian Gonzalez
$21,860,000
80th Joey Votto
$12,000,000

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

Under Administration Taxes
President Obama (D), 2012 $4,263,924
President Clinton (D), 1999 $4,803,157
President Reagan (R), 1981 $8,204,551
President Johnson (D), 1965 $8,213,143
President Eisenhower (R), 1956 $10,756,948

Unemployment

How long it will take the average person on unemployment to make Adrian Peterson's 2014 salary
40,102 weeks (771 years)

In Time...

In Adrian Peterson Will Make
one month $979,166
one week $225,961
one day $32,191
one hour $1,341
one minute $22.36
one second $0.37
since you loaded this page $0.37

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Inflation

Year Inflation Adjusted Value Actual Average NFL Salary Actual Average Household Income Median Home Price
2012 $11,750,000 $1,900,000 $49,777 $213,000
2000 $8,762,828 $1,116,100 $47,053 $174,700
1990 $6,565,612 $356,382 $28,040 $118,900
1980 $3,993,517 $78,657 $16,305 $66,700

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