Sports Agent Salaries

How much money can I make as a sports agent? Will I see a return on my $1,450 investment?

In the sports agent business, the saying goes "you get paid when your athlete gets paid". The amount agents make varies with the athletes they sign. Successful sports agents can make over a million dollars per year.

Sports Management Worldwide provides the academic foundation to help those interested in a career as a sports agent. We believe that with some hard work and networking, everyone who takes our course has the opportunity to see return on their investment.

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Athlete's Yearly Salary:
Sport: Low: High:
  • National Football League (NFL)
  • Arena Football League (AFL)
  • Canadian Football League (CFL)
  • Aliance of American Football League (AAF)
  • $480,000
  • $400 per game
  • $54,000 CAD
  • $250,000
  • $33,500,000
  • $8,000/ entire season
  • $500,000 CAD
  • $250,000
  • National Basketball Assoc. (NBA)
  • National Basketball G- League (NBGL)
  • Europe Basketball 1st Division (Spain, Italy, Turkey, France, Russia)
  • Europe Basketball 2nd Division (Spain, Italy, Turkey, France, Russia)
  • Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA)
  • Chinese Basketball Association (CBA)
  • $834,464
  • $35,000
  • $64,000
  • $25,000
  • $50,000
  • $25,000
  • $34,000,000
  • $385,000
  • $100,000
  • $100,000
  • $95,000
  • $2,000,000
  • Major League Baseball* (MLB)
  • Minor League Baseball (USA, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico,
  • Columbia, Venezuela, Japan)
  • $555,000
  • $10,000
  • $34,000,000
  • $30,000
  • National Hockey League (NHL)
  • American Hockey League (AHL)
  • Minor League Hockey
  • $700,000
  • $42,375
  • $10,000
  • $13,800,000
  • $90,000
  • $200,000
  • Major League Soccer** (MLS)
  • English Football/Soccer Premier League
  • English Football/Soccer Championship
  • English Football/Soccer League 1
  • English Football/Soccer League 2
  • $54,500
  • £24,000
  • £20,000
  • £15,000
  • £12,000
  • $7,100,000
  • £11,000,000
  • £235,000
  • £67,850
  • £49,600
  • Cricket – England County
  • Cricket – International
  • Cricket – Indian Premier League
  • £10,300
  • £25,000
  • $20,000
  • £80,000
  • £400,000
  • $2,400,000
  • Rugby – National Rugby League (NRL)
  • Rugby – Top 14 (France)
  • £20,000
  • $15,000
  • £1,000,000
  • $1,200,000
  • Mixed Martial Arts   (MMA, UFC/Strikeforce)
  • $10,000 - $20,000 per fight
  • $1,500,000 per fight Potential bonus:

    Knockout of the night:
    $60 - 80,000
    Submission of the night:
    $60-$80,000
    Fight of the night:
    $60-$80,000

Agent Advisor Commission:
  • $14,400 - $1,005,000
  • $240
  • $3,780 CAD - $10,000 CAD
  • $7,500
  • $16,769 - $680,000
  • $700 - $7,700
  • $6,400 - $10,000
  • $2,500 - $10,000
  • $2,600 - $4,750
  • $2,500 - $200,000
  • $22,200 - $1,360,000
  • $1,000 - $1,500
  • $31,500 - $621,000
  • $1,695 - $3,600
  • $400 - $20,000
  • $1,635 - $213,000
  • £1200 - £550,000
  • £1000 - £11,500
  • £750 - £3,392
  • £600 - £2480
  • £515 - £4,000
  • £1250 - £20,000
  • $1,000 - $120,000
  • £1,400 - £28,000
  • $7,500 - 60,000
  • $250 - $75,000

 

*New York Yankee Salary/Payroll Information - 2016

**Major League Soccer Player Salaries - 2016 

Sports Agent Salaries

How much money can I make as a sports agent? Will I see a return on my $1,450 investment?

In the sports agent business, the saying goes "you get paid when your athlete gets paid". The amount agents make varies with the athletes they sign. Successful sports agents can make over a million dollars per year.

Sports Management Worldwide provides the academic foundation to help those interested in a career as a sports agent. We believe that with some hard work and networking, everyone who takes our course has the opportunity to see return on their investment.

 

Click here to return to the FAQ page


Athlete's Yearly Salary:
  • National Football League (NFL)
  • Low: $480,000
  • High: $33,500,000
  • Agent Advisor Commission: $14,400 - $1,005,000
  • Arena Football League(AFL)
  • Low: $400 per game
  • High: $8,000 for entire season
  • Agent Advisor Commission: $240
  • Canadian Football League (CFL)
  • Low: $54,000CAD
  • High: $500,000CAD
  • Agent Advisor Commission: $3,780CAD - $10,000CAD
  • Aliance of American Football League (AAF)
  • Low: $250,000
  • High: $250,000
  • Agent Advisor Commission: $7,500
  • National Basketball Assoc.(NBA)
  • Low: $834,464
  • High: $34,000,000
  • Agent Advisor Commission: $16,769 - $680,000
  • National Basketball G- League (NBGL)
  • Low: $35,000
  • High: $385,000
  • Agent Advisor Commission: $700 - $7,700
  • Europe Basketball 1st Division (Spain, Italy, Turkey, France, Russia)
  • Low: $64,000
  • High: $100,000
  • Agent Advisor Commission: $6,400 - $10,000
  • Europe Basketball 2nd Division (Spain, Italy, Turkey, France, Russia)
  • Low: $25,000
  • High: $100,000
  • Agent Advisor Commission: $2,500 - $10,000
  • Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA)
  • Low: $50,000
  • High: $95,000
  • Agent Advisor Commission: $2,600 - $4,750
  • Chinese Basketball Association (CBA)
  • Low: $25,000
  • High: $2,000,000
  • Agent Advisor Commission: $2,500 - $200,000
  • Major League Baseball* (MLB)
  • Low: $555,000
  • High: $34,000,000
  • Agent Advisor Commission: $22,200 - $1,360,000
  • Minor League Baseball (USA, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Columbia, Venezuela, Japan)
  • Low: $10,000
  • High: $30,000
  • Agent Advisor Commission: $1,000-$1,500
  • National Hockey League (NHL)
  • Low: $700,000
  • High: $13,800,000
  • Agent Advisor Commission: $31,500 - $621,000
  • American Hockey League (AHL)
  • Low: $42,375
  • High: $90,000
  • Agent Advisor Commission: $1,695 - $3,600
  • Minor League Hockey
  • Low: $10,000
  • High: $200,000
  • Agent Advisor Commission: $400 - $20,000
  • Major League Soccer** (MLS)
  • Low: $54,500
  • High: $7,100,000
  • Agent Advisor Commission: $1,635 - $213,000
  • English Football/Soccer Premier League
  • Low: £24,000
  • High: £11,000,000
  • Agent Advisor Commission: £1200 - £550,000
  • English Football/Soccer Championship
  • Low: £20,000
  • High: £235,000
  • Agent Advisor Commission: £1000 - £11,500
  • English Football/Soccer League 1
  • Low: £15,000
  • High: £67,850
  • Agent Advisor Commission: £750 - £3,392
  • English Football/Soccer League 2
  • Low: £12,000
  • High: £49,600
  • Agent Advisor Commission: £600 - £2480
  • Cricket – England County
  • Low: £10,300
  • High: £80,000
  • Agent Advisor Commission: £515 - £4,000
  • Cricket – International
  • Low: £25,000
  • High: £400,000
  • Agent Advisor Commission: £1250 - £20,000
  • Cricket – Indian Premier League
  • Low: $20,000
  • High: $2,400,000
  • Agent Advisor Commission: $1,000 - $120,000
  • Rugby – National Rugby League (NRL)
  • Low: £20,000
  • High: £1,000,000
  • Agent Advisor Commission: £1,400 - £28,000
  • Rugby – Top 14 (France)
  • Low: $15,000
  • High: $1,200,000
  • Agent Advisor Commission: $7,500-60,000
  • Mixed Martial Arts(MMA, UFC/Strikeforce)
  • Low: $10,000 - $20,000 per fight
  • High: $1,500,000 per fight
    Potential bonus:
    Knockout of the night: $60-80,000
    Submission of the night: $60-$80,000
    Fight of the night: $60-$80,000
  • Agent Advisor Commission: $250-$75,000
 

*New York Yankee Salary/Payroll Information - 2016

**Major League Soccer Player Salaries - 2016