La Liga: Player Salaries

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

TeamAverage Annual SalaryYearly 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.

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