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Michael Martinez Baseball Salary 2011
As a second baseman for Philadelphia Phillies, Michael Martinez reportedly earned $414,000 in 2011. Among the 30 players playing for the Philadelphia Phillies his salary ranks him as the 28th highest-paid player.Compared to the Philadelphia Phillies total team payroll in 2011 of $172,976,379, his salary represents 0.2% of the total amount.For further comparison, the team's average salary was $5,765,879 and the median salary was $2,625,000. In 2011, there were reportedly 59 men playing the position of second baseman. The average second baseman earned $2,776,197 in 2011, so Michael Martinez's salary ranks him as 58th among these 59 players.
Michael Martinez's birthday was Sep 16, 1982. Batting right-handed, Michael Martinez's height is 5 feet, 9 inches (175 centimeters), and he weighs 145 pounds (65.8 kilograms). For further salary compaison, an average salary among players who were born in 1982 is roughly $3,000,000.
What about taxes? With a salary of $414,000 he can expect to pay around $120,184 in federal income taxes. That is about the same dollar amount of tax as the tax paid by 15 median high school teachers, 17 median police officers, or 24 median fire fighters. After paying the IRS, he would have $293,816 left over, although he still may have to pay city or state tax.
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