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Blake DeWitt Baseball Salary 2011
In 2011, Blake DeWitt reportedly earned $460,000 playing a second baseman for Chicago Cubs. Among the 25 players on the Chicago Cubs his salary ranks him as the 19th highest-paid player.Compared to the Chicago Cubs total team payroll in 2011 of $125,047,329, his salary represents 0.4% of the total amount.For further comparison, the team's average salary was $5,001,893 and the median salary was $1,600,000. In 2011, there were reportedly 59 men playing the position of second baseman. The average second baseman earned $2,776,197 in 2011, so Blake DeWitt's salary ranks him as 38th among these 59 players.
Blake DeWitt's birthday was Aug 20, 1985. Batting right-handed, Blake DeWitt's height is 5 feet, 11 inches (180 centimeters), and he weighs 195 pounds (88.5 kilograms). For further salary compaison, an average salary among players who were born in 1985 is roughly $1,200,000.
But then there are taxes. Earning a salary of $460,000 we can estimate that he would have to pay $136,284 in federal income taxes. That is about the same amount of tax as the tax paid by 17 median high school teachers, 19 median police officers, or 27 median fire fighters. After paying the IRS, he would have $323,716 left over. However, he may still have to use some of that money to pay state or city taxes as well.
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