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Bartolo Colon Baseball Salary 2011
In 2011, Bartolo Colon reportedly earned $900,000 playing a pitcher for New York Yankees. Of the 30 players playing for the New York Yankees, he ranks as the 21st highest-paid player.Compared to the New York Yankees total team payroll in 2011 of $202,689,028, his salary represents 0.4% of the total amount.To compare salaries further, the team's median salary was $2,100,000 and the average salary was $6,756,300. There were reportedly 413 men playing the position of pitcher in 2011. The average pitcher earned $2,943,854, so Bartolo Colon's salary ranks him as 221st among these 413 players.
Batting right-handed, Bartolo Colon's height is 5 feet, 11 inches (180 centimeters), and he weighs 245 pounds (111.1 kilograms). His birthday was May 24, 1973.For further salary compaison, an average salary among players who were born in 1973 is roughly $7,600,000.
What about taxes? With a salary of $900,000 he can expect to pay around $290,284 in federal income taxes. That is about the same dollar amount of tax as the tax paid by 36 median high school teachers, 41 median police officers, or 58 median fire fighters. After paying the IRS, he would have $609,716 left over, although he still may have to pay city or state tax.
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