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Joba Chamberlain Baseball Salary 2011

New York Yankees pitcher Joba Chamberlain reportedly earned $1,400,000 in 2011. Among the 30 players playing for the New York Yankees his salary ranks him as the 19th highest-paid player.Compared to the New York Yankees total team payroll in 2011 of $202,689,028, his salary represents 0.7% of the total amount.For further comparison, the team's average salary was $6,756,300 and the median salary was $2,100,000. In 2011, there were reportedly 413 men playing the position of pitcher. The average pitcher earned $2,943,854 in 2011, so Joba Chamberlain's salary ranks him as 182nd among these 413 players.

Joba Chamberlain's birthday was Sep 23, 1985. Batting right-handed, Joba Chamberlain's height is 6 feet, 2 inches (188 centimeters), and he weighs 230 pounds (104.3 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 $1,400,000 we can estimate that he would have to pay $465,284 in federal income taxes. That is about the same amount of tax as the tax paid by 57 median high school teachers, 65 median police officers, or 92 median fire fighters. After paying the IRS, he would have $934,716 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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