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WNBA Salaries 2014

WNBA Minimum Team Salary Scale

Years of Service 2008 2010 2010 2011 2012 2013
0- 2 $34,500 $35,190 $35,880 $36,570 $37,260 $37,950
3+ $50,000 $51,000 $52,000 $53,000 $54,000 $55,000

WNBA Minimum Team Salary Cap

2008 2010 2010 2011 2012 2013
$750,000 $772,000 $796,000 $819,000 $844,000 $869,000

WNBA Maximum Team Salary Cap

2008 2010 2010 2011 2012 2013
$772,000 $803,000 $827,000 $852,000 $878,000 $913,000

WNBA Bonuses

  • WNBA Champion - $10,500 per player
  • Championship Runner-up - $5,250 per player
  • Eliminated in semifinals - $2,625 per player
  • Eliminated in quarterfinals - $1,050 per player
  • Most Valuable Player Award - $15,000
  • All-WNBA First Team Award - $10,000 per player
  • All-WNBA Second Team Award - $5,000 per player
  • Defensive Player Award - $5,000
  • Sportsmanship Award - $5,000
  • Rookie of the Year Award - $5,000
  • Most Improved Player Award - $5,000

WNBA Salary Fast Facts:

  • Rookie minimum salary: $34,500
  • Average rookie salary: $36,500, plus daily allowance
  • Veteran (over 3 years with the WNBA) minimum: $50,000,
  • Maximum salary: $95,000
  • Team salary cap: $750,000, which teams may exceed by 4%

 


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