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Josh Willingham Baseball Salary 2011
Josh Willingham reportedly earned $6,000,000 in 2011 as a outfielder for Oakland Athletics. Among the 28 players playing for the Oakland Athletics his salary ranks him as the 3rd highest-paid player.Compared to the Oakland Athletics total team payroll in 2011 of $66,536,500, his salary represents 9.0% of the total amount.For further comparison, the team's average salary was $2,376,303 and the median salary was $1,400,000. In 2011, there were reportedly 152 men playing the position of outfielder. The average outfielder earned $4,018,201 in 2011, so Josh Willingham's salary ranks him as 40th among these 152 players.
Josh Willingham's birthday was Feb 17, 1979. Batting right-handed, Josh Willingham's height is 6 feet, 2 inches (188 centimeters), and he weighs 215 pounds (97.5 kilograms). For further salary compaison, an average salary among players who were born in 1979 is roughly $5,900,000.
But then there are taxes. Earning a salary of $6,000,000 we can estimate that he would have to pay $2,075,284 in federal income taxes. That is about the same amount of tax as the tax paid by 255 median high school teachers, 290 median police officers, or 411 median fire fighters. After paying the IRS, he would have $3,924,716 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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