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Jeff Samardzija Baseball Salary 2011
In 2011, Jeff Samardzija reportedly earned $3,300,000 playing a pitcher for Chicago Cubs. Of the 25 players playing for the Chicago Cubs his salary ranks him as the 10th highest-paid player.Compared to the Chicago Cubs total team payroll in 2011 of $125,047,329, his salary represents 2.6% 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 413 men playing the position of pitcher. The average pitcher earned $2,943,854 in 2011, so Jeff Samardzija's salary ranks him as 115th among these 413 players.
A right-handed batter, Jeff Samardzija stands 6 feet, 5 inches tall (that is 196 centimeters for you metric lovers). He weighs 225 pounds (102.1 kilograms) and was born on Jan 23, 1985.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 $3,300,000 we can estimate that he would have to pay $1,130,284 in federal income taxes. That is about the same amount of tax as the tax paid by 139 median high school teachers, 158 median police officers, or 224 median fire fighters. After paying the IRS, he would have $2,169,716 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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