Developmental (or entry level) wrestlers in the WWE typically bring home around $25,000 while marquee superstars earn up to $3 million plus other perks per year. Individual earnings vary widely depending on the stage and caliber of the individual wrestler's career.Continue Reading
Many working wrestlers in the WWE earn in the $70,000 to $125,000 range. The next step up sees others earning into several hundreds of thousands of dollars. At the superstar level salaries of $1 to $3 million are common. Contracts at the upper echelon also typically include transportation costs and a percentage of the sales of merchandise that usually ranges from 3 to 6.25 percent.
At the top levels of the pay scale, the demands on the wrestler are considerable and often involve a nearly 365 day a year schedule.Learn more about Salaries