2009 MLS Salaries

BY foxsports • March 9, 2009

A list of 2009 Major League Soccer players' salaries, as released by the MLS Players Union. Information is as of March 2, and figures are rounded to the nearest dollar. The guarantee is the base salary plus a prorated share of signing bonuses and other guaranteed income under the player's contract, and it includes marketing bonuses payable in the current year and a prorated shared of any agent's fees during the term of the contract. Figures include compensation from MLS contracts and do not include any compensation from any contracts with individual teams or their affiliates:

CHICAGO FIRE

Player, Club 2009 Base Guarantee

Cuauhtemoc Blanco $2,769,240$2,943,702

Brian McBride 360,000 385,333

Justin Mapp 220,000 255,000

Wilman Conde 168,000 188,000

Patrick Nyarko 80,000 160,000

Bakary Soumare 105,000 138,000

Jon Busch 105,000 106,250

Chris Rolfe 95,550 100,250

Logan Pause 95,403 97,903

Baggio Husidic 55,000 97,000

C.J. Brown 91,200 96,000

Brandon Prideaux 75,600 75,600

Calen Carr 58,410 70,910

John Thorrington 63,000 64,875

Gonzalo Segares 61,520 64,020

Dasan Robinson 46,856 46,856

Marco Pappa 42,000 42,000

Daniel Woolard 34,000 34,000

Michael Banner 34,000 34,000

Nick Noble 34,000 34,000

Peter Lowry 20,100 20,100

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CHIVAS USA

Sacha Kljestan $170,000 $203,000

Jesse Marsch 165,000 174,375

Ante Razov 140,000 147,750

Alecko Eskandarian 135,850 143,391

Sasha Victorine 125,000 131,250

Carey Talley 110,250 110,250

Jim Curtin 109,204 109,204

Shavar Thomas 104,500 108,250

Ante Jazic 90,000 98,500

Paulo Nagamura 98,398 98,398

Jonathan Bornstein 90,000 90,000

Maykel Galindo 87,725 87,725

Atiba Harris 62,700 65,700

Zach Thornton 52,500 55,000

Dan Kennedy 50,000 50,000

Michael Lahoud 36,000 45,375

Lawson Vaughn 34,650 34,650

Bobby Burling 34,000 34,000

Jorge Flores 34,000 34,000

Justin Braun 34,000 34,000

Gerson Mayen 20,100 20,100

Lance Parker 20,100 20,100

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COLUMBUS CREW

Guillermo Barros Schelotto $650,000 $775,000

Chad Marshall 250,000 320,000

Pat Noonan 175,008 175,008

Frankie Hejduk 150,000 175,000

Gino Padula 150,000 175,000

Eddie Gaven 173,250 173,250

Emmanuel Ekpo 125,000 147,250

Brian Carroll 133,875 137,625

Alejandro Moreno 132,300 137,300

Danny O'Rourke 90,000 102,500

Robbie Rogers 92,500 92,500

Duncan Oughton 79,380 79,380

William Hesmer 77,000 77,000

Jason Garey 52,938 65,438

Andy I ro 45,100 62,600

Adam Moffat 48,000 48,000

Jed Zayner 39,930 47,430

Steven Lenhart 34,000 36,333

Andy Gruenebaum 34,650 34,650

Stanley Nyazamba 34,000 34,000

Cory Elenio 20,100 20,100

Kenny Schoeni 20,100 20,100

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COLORADO RAPIDS

Pablo Mastroeni $255,000 $300,500

Conor Casey 200,000 200,000

Terry Cooke 187,500 192,500

Ivan Guerrero 154,000 161,000

Ugo Ihemelu 140,000 140,000

Matt Pickens 125,000 127,500

Jacob Peterson 100,000 118,750

Mehdi Ballouchy 100,000 118,000

Cory Gibbs 110,000 117,143

Nico Colaluca 75,000 108,000

Ciaran O'Brien 70,000 103,750

Colin Clark 85,000 90,000

Omar Cummings 65,000 73,750

Nick LaBrocca 70,000 72,500

Preston Burpo 57,872 57,872

Kosuke Kimura 52,500 52,500

Jordan Harvey 50,000 51,250

Greg Dalby 34,650 34,650

Ty Harden 34,008 34,008

Stephen Keel 34,000 34,000

John DiRaimondo 20,100 20,100

Steward Ceus 20,100 20,100

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FC DALLAS

Jeffrey Cunningham $255,000 $267,500

Dave Van Den Bergh 210,000 227,000

Dario Sala 140,000 158,125

Pablo Ricchetti 145,200 151,825

Drew Moor 132,000 149,189

Andre Rocha 140,000 140,000

Marcelo Saragosa 120,000 124,286

Daniel Torres 100,000 110,000

Anthony Wallace 75,000 108,000

Kenny Cooper 105,000 108,000

Brek Shea 70,000 103,000

Eric Avila 70,000 103,000

Josh Lambo 70,000 103,000

Bruno Guarda 70,000 90,500

Peri Marosevic 55,000 88,000

Dax McCarty 55,605 68,105

Blake Wagner 50,930 63,430

Aaron Pitchkolan 50,000 51,250

Steven Purdy 40,000 40,000

Michael Dello-Russo 34,650 34,650

Ray Burse 34,650 34,650

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D.C. UNITED

Luciano Emilio $720,000 $758,857

Christian Gomez 385,000 430,000

Fred Carreiro 225,000 257,000

Jaime Moreno 250,000 250,000

Gonzalo Peralta 210,000 229,000

Ben Olsen 225,000 225,000

Louis Crayton 171,000 178,857

Clyde Simms 150,000 156,000

Bryan Namoff 100,000 105,000

Rodney Wallace 55,000 88,000

Francis Doe 80,000 80,000

Santino Quaranta 70,000 72,500

Chris Pontius 36,000 66,000

Marc Burch 60,000 62,500

Devon McTavish 50,000 52,500

Thabiso Khumalo 34,650 34,650

Andrew Jacobson 34,000 34,000

Greg Janicki 34,000 34,000

Ryan Miller 20,100 20,100

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HOUSTON DYNAMO

Ricardo Clark $248,050 $248,050

Brian Ching 242,550 242,550

Pat Onstad 181,650 181,650

Brian Mullan 171,000 180,313

Richard Mulrooney 165,375 165,375

Wade Barrett 154,000 156,500

Robert Boswell 150,000 150,000

Eddie Robinson 137,813 137,813

Brad Davis 132,300 132,300

Felix Garcia 65,000 99,000

Danny Cruz 55,000 98,000

Craig Waibel 77,009 77,009

Kei Kamara 55,385 65,385

Tally Hall 45,000 54,375

Julius James 42,350 51,100

Stuart Holden 34,729 34,729

Chris Wondolowski 34,650 34,650

Corey Ashe 34,650 34,650

Geoff Cameron 34,650 34,650

Michael Chabala 34,000 34,000

John-Michael Hayden 20,100 20,100

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KANSAS CITY WIZARDS

Davy Arnaud $220,000 $228,750

Jimmy Conrad 213,750 225,000

Josh Wolff 200,004 200,004

Claudio Lopez 180,000 180,000

Kevin Hartman 165,000 165,000

Jack Jewsbury 130,000 139,125

Chance Myers 70,000 130,000

Roger Espinoza 70,000 103,750

Michael Harrington 64,560 82,060

Abe Thompson 60,000 63,625

Herculez Gomez 54,408 54,408

Matt Besler 36,000 47,250

Aaron Hohlbein 34,650 34,650

Adam Cristman 34,650 34,650

Eric Kronberg 34,650 34,650

Kurt Morsink 34,650 34,650

Boris Pardo 34,000 34,000

Jonathan Leathers 34,000 34,000

Kevin Souter 34,000 34,000

Lance Watson 34,000 34,000

Matt Marquess 34,000 34,000

Michael Kraus 34,000 34,000

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LOS ANGELES GALAXY

David Beckham $5,500,000$6,500,000

Landon Donovan 900,000 900,000

Edson Buddle 169,950 179,950

Chris Klein 175,000 175,000

Eddie Lewis 160,008 165,722

Donovan Ricketts 150,000 150,000

Omar Gonzalez 65,000 142,000

Dema Kovalenko 130,000 137,619

Todd Dunivant 109,974 109,974

Israel Sesay 70,000 102,083

Tristan Bowen 65,000 96,364

Jovan Kirovski 80,000 80,000

Alan Gordon 79,754 79,754

Stefani Miglioranzi 70,000 79,500

Sean Franklin 64,350 76,850

Mike Magee 70,000 72,500

Josh Saunders 41,340 44,474

Josh Wicks 42,000 42,000

Leonard Griffin 37,000 39,500

AJ De La Garza 36,000 36,000

Julian Valentin 36,000 36,000

Bryan Jordan 34,000 34,000

Josh Tudela 34,000 34,000

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NEW ENGLAND REVOLUTION

Shalrie Joseph $425,000 $450,000

Taylor Twellman 395,000 420,000

Chris Albright 176,000 176,000

Matt Reis 173,344 173,344

Steve Ralston 150,000 150,000

Gabriel Badilla 138,000 138,000

Mauricio Castro 120,000 126,250

Jay Heaps 120,000 126,000

Amaechi Igwe 75,000 108,000

Kevin Alston 55,000 88,000

Rob Valentino 39,600 57,100

Argenis Fernandez 50,400 54,400

Abdoulie Mansally 34,650 34,650

Jeff Larentowicz 34,650 34,650

Mkhokheli Dube 34,650 34,650

Pat Phelan 34,650 34,650

Sainey Nyassi 34,650 34,650

Wells Thompson 34,650 34,650

Brad Knighton 34,000 34,000

Chris Tierney 34,000 34,000

Michael Videira 34,000 34,000

Zack Simmons 20,100 20,100

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NEW YORK RED BULLS

Juan Pablo Angel $1,500,000$1,798,000

Juan Pietravallo 205,000 205,000

Dane Richards 125,000 136,500

Jorge Rojas 120,000 130,000

Jon Conway 123,625 123,625

Khano Smith 120,000 120,000

Seth Stammler 118,000 118,000

Kevin Goldthwaite 102,000 111,000

Macoumba Kandji 70,000 90,988

Carlos Mendes 85,000 88,125

Jeremy Hall 55,000 88,000

Oscar Echeverry 84,000 84,000

Mike Petke 80,000 80,000

John Wolyniec 80,000 80,000

Andrew Boyens 49,550 52,050

Dominic Oduro 34,650 34,650

Sinisa Ubiparipovic 34,650 34,650

Daniel Cepero 34,000 34,000

Danleigh Borman 34,000 34,000

Luke Sassano 34,000 34,000

Matthew M'Buta 34,000 34,000

Terry Boss 34,000 34,000

Mike Palacio 20,100 20,100

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REAL SALT LAKE

Javier Morales $150,000 $200,000

Jamison Olave 157,500 172,500

Kyle Beckerman 160,650 163,150

Nat Borchers 130,000 137,500

Ian Joy 126,000 126,000

Nick Rimando 105,000 116,000

Clint Mathis 115,000 115,000

Chris Seitz 75,000 110,500

Anthony Beltran 70,000 105,500

Robbie Russell 97,584 103,335

Alex Nimo 70,000 103,000

Ned Grabavoy 100,000 100,000

Andy Williams 84,000 84,000

Chris Wingert 80,000 80,000

Robert Findley 60,060 72,560

Yura Movsisyan 60,583 70,584

Will Johnson 51,200 64,773

David Horst 34,000 34,000

Jean Alexandre 34,000 34,000

Kyle Reynish 34,000 34,000

Tino Nunez 34,000 34,000

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SAN JOSE EARTHQUAKES

Darren Huckerby $360,000 $385,000

Bobby Convey 222,000 244,500

Ramiro Corrales 190,000 202,500

Nick Garcia 190,000 198,750

Joe Cannon 180,500 190,756

Arturo Alvarez 174,750 184,088

Ryan Cochrane 145,000 146,250

Cam Weaver 64,980 73,230

Ryan Johnson 70,000 70,000

Pablo Campos 65,000 69,847

Chris Leitch 63,000 63,000

Eric Denton 57,960 57,960

Jason Hernandez 51,975 52,600

Kelly Gray 43,890 46,222

Andrew Weber 37,500 37,500

Davide Somma 37,500 37,500

Shea Salinas 36,300 36,300

Quincy Amarikwa 34,000 34,000

Jamil Roberts 20,100 20,100

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SEATTLE SOUNDERS

Fredrik Ljungberg $1,300,000$1,314,000

Kasey Keller 300,000 300,000

Nate Jaqua 189,996 208,121

Steve Zakuani 65,000 163,000

Tyrone Marshall 157,500 161,250

Peter Vagenas 158,400 158,400

Fredy Montero 155,000 155,000

Sabastian Le Toux 100,000 112,000

Nathan Sturgis 100,000 133,000

James Riley 69,000 72,625

Patrick Ianni 72,000 72,000

Taylor Graham 55,000 55,000

Chris Eylander 45,500 45,500

John Kennedy Hurtado 36,000 37,000

Jarrod Smith 37,800 37,800

Tyson Wahl 34,650 34,650

Stephen King 34,000 34,000

Sanna Nyassi 34,000 34,000

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TORONTO FC

Dwayne DeRosario 357,000 357,000

Amado Guevara 300,000 323,750

Carl Robinson 300,000 315,000

Pablo Vitti 288,000 303,000

Chad Barrett 195,000 202,500

Jim Brennan 185,000 193,250

Greg Sutton 157,500 165,063

Rohan Ricketts 165,000 165,000

Marvell Wynne 57,000 159,500

Adrian Serioux 119,070 131,570

Daniel Dichio 120,000 120,000

O'Brian White 36,000 113,000

Fuad Ibrahim 75,000 108,000

Stefan Frei 65,000 108,000

Sam Cronin 36,000 84,000

Kevin Harmse 79,200 79,200

Marco Velez 63,000 63,500

Johann Smith 45,000 56,667

Brian Edwards 39,600 48,350

Gabe Gala 34,000 34,000

Nana Attakora-Gyan 34,000 34,000

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POOL

Miguel Benitez 34,000 34,000

Bryant Rueckner 34,000 34,000

Christopher Sharpe 34,000 34,000


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