La Liga have been one of the highest paying leagues for many years now. With that said, the pay gap between the teams in the league is pretty shocking. Lionel Messi’s salary alone, earns more than 50% of all the squads in the league.
As you can see below, FC Barcelona is currently the club that pays the best in the league, while Elche CF pays the least.
The average player salary in the La Liga is £2,040,370 and the average yearly wage bill for all the players in a team is £47,715,610.
Below is a breakdown of the average player salary for each La Liga team
|Team||Average Annual Salary||Yearly Wage Bill|
|1. FC Barcelona||£7,606,400||£190,160,000|
|2. Real Madrid||£6,942,610||£159,680,000|
|3. Atletico Madrid||£5,516,250||£132,390,000|
|4. Athletic Bilbao||£2,766,833||£66,404,000|
|5. Sevilla FC||£2,740,560||£68,514,000|
|6. Valencia CF||£2,165,973||£45,485,440|
|7. Real Betis||£2,159,130||£49,660,000|
|8. Real Sociedad||£1,872,000||£43,056,000|
|9. Celta Vigo||£1,740,333||£26,105,000|
|10. Villarreal CF||£1,629,033||£39,096,800|
|11. Levante UD||£882,500||£14,120,000|
|12. Getafe CF||£839,577||£21,829,000|
|13. SD Huesca||£643,400||£16,728,400|
|14. SD Eibar||£637,216||£15,293,200|
|15. Deportivo Alaves||£594,577||£15,459,000|
|16. Real Valladolid||£552,556||£12,708,800|
|17. Granada CF||£534,000||£13,884,000|
|18. CA Osasuna||£441,800||£11,486,800|
|19. Cádiz CF||£312,226||£71,812,000|
|20. Elche CF||£230,644||£5,074,160|
Click on a team name to see each player salaries in that specific team.