How much do women softball players get paid?


Quick Answer

The average salary for a National Pro Fastpitch player is $5,000 to $6,000 per season, which runs from June through August. Housing for each player is provided by the team.

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College seniors are automatically eligible to be drafted, but only the top percent are picked. Non-seniors can ask to be placed on the draft list or supplemental draft list of a professional league, but will lose their amateur status, financial aid and scholarships, even if they never sign a contract with that league.

Once the drafted athlete’s college eligibility is completed, the player may be signed by NPF or asked to try out for the team prior to signing a contract. An NCAA or NAIA student-athlete who is drafted can keep her college playing eligibility and financial aid until a contract is signed.

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