Chris Butler Career Earnings

  • Estimated earnings are calculated based on the players time spent in the majors, minors and juniors in relation to their respective salary at those playing levels:
    • Prior to 2016: percentage of the season spent in the minors, majors and juniors is estimated based on the players games played between leagues
    • 2016 and later: our daily tracker is used to determine time spent in the minors, majors and juniors, and therefore is significantly more accurate
  • Estimated career earnings do not include performance bonuses earned
  • Estimates are only based on the contracts in the CapFriendly database
  • These estimates do not account for player expenses such as: agent fees, escrow, income tax, etc.
Summary
Max Perf. BonusSigning BonusSalary MaximumEstimated Earnings
$820,000$255,000$8,402,439$7,753,437
Annual Breakdown
SeasonBuyout FeesP. BonusS. BonusMin SalaryMax SalaryMajorsMinorsJuniorEstimated Earnings
2008-09$290,000$85,000$62,500$475,00060.3%39.7%0.0%$396,058
2009-10$265,000$85,000$62,500$500,000100.0%0.0%0.0%$585,000
2010-11$265,000$85,000$62,500$500,000100.0%0.0%0.0%$585,000
2011-12$0$0$1,300,000$1,300,000100.0%0.0%0.0%$1,300,000
2012-13 $0$0$702,439$702,439100.0%0.0%0.0%$702,439
2013-14$0$0$1,700,000$1,700,000100.0%0.0%0.0%$1,700,000
2014-15$0$0$400,000$650,00070.2%29.8%0.0%$575,532
2015-16$0$0$675,000$675,00017.2%82.8%0.0%$675,000
2016-17$0$0$375,000$600,0001.1%98.9%0.0%$375,000
2017-18$0$0$375,000$650,00012.9%87.1%0.0%$410,484
2018-19$0$0$375,000$650,00026.9%73.1%0.0%$448,925
TOTAL$820,000$255,000$6,089,939$8,402,439---$7,753,438