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Mike Nickeas Baseball Salary 2011
In 2011, Mike Nickeas reportedly earned $414,000 playing a catcher for New York Mets. Of the 27 players playing for the New York Mets his salary ranks him as the 27th highest-paid player.The total team payroll for New York Mets was $118,847,309. His salary represents 0.3% of that total payroll.For further comparison, the team's average salary was $4,401,752 and the median salary was $900,000. In 2011, there were reportedly 69 men playing the position of catcher. The average catcher earned $2,252,781 in 2011, so Mike Nickeas's salary ranks him as 69th among these 69 players.
Don't forget about taxes. Having a salary of $414,000 we can estimate that he would have to hand over $120,184 in federal income taxes. For comparison, that is about the same 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 federal government, he would have $293,816 left over. However, he may still need to use some of that money to pay state or city taxes as well.
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