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San Jose Earthquakes 2013 player salaries as released by MLS Players Union

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The Major League Soccer Players Union released the salaries of all players in the league this week. For the San Jose Earthquakes, the figures were not surprising, as newly minted Designated Player Chris Wondolowski headed the list with a guaranteed compensation of $600,000 in 2013.

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The 2013 season MLS players' salary information was released this week by the MLSPU, including that for all members of the San Jose Earthquakes. Topping the list is Designated Player Chris Wondolowski, who stands to earn $600,000 in guaranteed compensation this season. Wondolowski signed his new contract earlier this season and is slated to make that figure over at least the next three seasons.

The overall budget for the 2013 Earthquakes 30-man roster is $3,177,362.50 in base salary and $3,371,907.78 (up from $3,174,895.53 in 2012) in guaranteed compensation. The mean figures are $105,912.08 in base salary and $112,396.93 (up from $105,829.85 in 2012) in guaranteed compensation per player, while the median amount is $89,000 for both numbers. Eight players on the 30-man Earthquakes roster are earning at least $150,000 in 2013. The minimum salary on the roster is $35,125, up from $33,756 in 2012.

For the entire MLS player pool, the total guaranteed compensation awarded is $89,035,856.73, which makes the average club salary $4,686,097.72. The average and mean player salaries this season are $159,848.93 and $89,218.83 respectively. The Earthquakes total compensation and average and mean player salary are below all three league-wide figures.

Complete 2013 San Jose Earthquakes Players' Salary Information

Player

Position

Base Salary

Guaranteed Salary

Attakora, Nana

D

$61,665.00

$61,665.00

Baca, Rafael

M

$49,500.00

$49,500.00

Ballouchy, Mehdi

M

$152,006.00

$152,006.00

Beitashour, Steven

D

$49,612.50

$49,612.50

Bernardez, Victor

D

$100,000.00

$100,000.00

Bingham, Daivd

GK

$78,100.00

$122,475.00

Busch, Jon

GK

$165,000.00

$176,333.33

Cato, Cordell

F

$48,000.00

$48,000.00

Chavez, Marvin

M

$175,000.00

$175,000.00

Corrales, Ramiro

M

$60,000.00

$60,000.00

Cronin, Sam

M

$175,000.00

$177,500.00

Fucito, Michael

MF

$55,000.00

$57,889.79

Gargan, Daniel

M

$88,000.00

$88,000.00

Garza, Sam

M

$71,500.00

$98,000.00

Gordon, Alan

F

$175,000.00

$196,666.67

Harden, Ty

D

$65,000.00

$68,415.21

Hernandez, Jason

D

$205,000.00

$208,333.33

Jahn, Adam

F

$35,125.00

$35,125.00

Lenhart, Steven

F

$210,000.00

$217,500.00

Martinez, Walter

M-F

$90,000.00

$90,000.00

McGlynn, Peter

D

$35,125.00

$35,125.00

Mitchell, Colin

D

$35,125.00

$35,125.00

Morrow, Justin

D

$130,000.00

$139,562.50

Muller, Tommy

D

$35,125.00

$35,125.00

Newton, Evan

GK

$46,500.00

$46,500.00

Ring, Bard

M

$46,500.00

$46,500.00

Salinas, Shea

M

$93,975.00

$100,219.15

Tommy, Abu

M

$50,004.00

$55,229.30

Tracy, Marcus

F

$46,500.00

$46,500.00

Wondolowski, Chris

M

$550,000.00

$600,000.00