What Sport Pays the Highest Salary?

What Sport Pays the Highest Salary?

What Sport Pays the Highest Salary?

As of 2014, National Basketball Association players received the highest average salary among the four major American sports. NBA players averaged $4.5 million per year. In America, the next-highest paid athletes played Major League Baseball and averaged $3.9 million a year.

Even among all of the world's sports, the NBA still ranks highest in player salaries, as of 2014. Internationally, players in the Indian Premier League, which is a cricket league played in India, averaged the second-highest salary, making $4.2 million annually. Players in the English Premier League, a soccer league based out of the United Kingdom, also had notably high salaries that average $3.5 million annually.