With a new soccer league comes loads of new questions on the way it all works. When you’re watching the 2020 season of the XFL, you could be questioning simply how much these players are getting paid to play in a secondary soccer league.
Whereas it is considerably lower than what they’d make by taking part in within the NFL, players within the XFL have an opportunity at incomes an honest quantity relying on what place they play. When you search for XFL salaries on-line it’s possible you’ll discover a number of websites that discuss with a 4 tier system, however these are inaccurate, an XFL spokesperson tells Sporting Information.
As an alternative, the XFL salary structure is pretty easy: quarterbacks get paid extra, everybody else will get roughly the identical quantity. There are bonuses (defined under) and advantages such ashousing, meals and extra.
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XFL salary structure
- Common salary: $55,000
- Bi-weekly paycheck: $2,080
- Activation price: $1,685
- Victory bonus: $2,222
A memo despatched from the XFL to brokers defined the small print of how they’d be paid. Players will likely be paid on a bi-weekly foundation with a base paycheck of $2,080. If they’re energetic for a sport they may obtain a bonus (activation price) of $1,685. If their workforce wins they get an additional bonus of $2,222.
In response to the memo despatched by the league to brokers it says “a player may earn up to $4,947 per game week.” That is considering half of the bottom paycheck ($1,040), the activation price and the victory bonus.
Contracts for players within the XFL this seasonstart from Dec. 3, 2019 to Could 31, 2020 if they continue to be within the league for the total season.
Quarterback salaries within the XFL
Most players within the XFL will likely be incomes roughly the identical salary. The primary distinction is that prime quarterbacks are eligible to make extra. The new soccer league has positioned on emphasis on quarterback play as commissioner Oliver Luck believes that is the important thing to having a superb product on the sector.
In response to Yahoo Sports’ sources,the highest quarterbacks will earn $495,000. These salaries are possible held for greater identify quarterbacks similar to Landry Jones, Cardale Jones and Josh Johnson (doubtlessly amongst others).