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Mark Ellis Baseball Salary 2011
In 2011, Mark Ellis reportedly earned $6,000,000 playing a second baseman for Oakland Athletics. Among the 28 players on the Oakland Athletics, he ranks as the 2nd highest-paid player.The total team payroll for Oakland Athletics was $66,536,500. His salary represents 9.0% of that total payroll.To compare salaries further, the team's median salary was $1,400,000 and the average salary was $2,376,303. There were reportedly 59 men playing the position of second baseman in 2011. The average second baseman earned $2,776,197, so Mark Ellis's salary ranks him as 9th among these 59 players.
What about taxes? With a salary of $6,000,000 he can expect to pay around $2,075,284 in federal income taxes. That is about the same dollar 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, although he still may have to pay city or state tax.
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