What Is the Average Minor League AAA Baseball Salary?

What Is the Average Minor League AAA Baseball Salary?

What Is the Average Minor League AAA Baseball Salary?

The average monthly salary for a triple-A minor league baseball player in 2014 is $2,150 per month. Players receive this pay for the five months of the baseball season, for a yearly average salary of just over $12,000.

Players in their first year of a contract in the minor leagues earn a maximum of $1,100 per month. They also get $25 per day for food when traveling to away games. Big players may receive a bonus to help them through the minor league years financially. In 2014, Major League Baseball was hit by a class-action lawsuit alleging the minor league players received less than minimum wage for playing and were paid no overtime.