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NHL Fortune: $2,340,000

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Net worth / salary history of Bobby Orr, who earned US $2,340,000 (US $11,198,149 in today's dollars) in his career, ranking #1988 in NHL career earnings / fortunes accumulated.

Season   Salary
($US)
In today's
$
NHL
Rank
+/-
($)
+/-
(%)
1966-67 $25,000 $196,692
Plus bonus for number of games played
Source: Book: Orr: My Story; Book: The Lively World of Hockey
1967-68 $25,000 $191,392
Plus bonus for number of games played
Source: Book: Orr: My Story; Book: The Lively World of Hockey
1968-69 $50,000 $367,385
Signed 3-year contract for just under $US 50,000/year plus $US25,000 bonus if Bruins win the Stanley Cup, which they did not.
Source: Inside Hockey 1969-70
1969-70 $50,000 $348,365
Plus $US25,000 bonus if Bruins win the Stanley Cup, which they did not.
Source: Inside Hockey 1969-70
1970-71 $50,000 $329,510
Plus $US25,000 bonus if Bruins win the Stanley Cup, which they did.
Source: Inside Hockey 1969-70
1971-72 $50,000 $315,679
Estimate minimum, based on documented salaries of 1970-71 and 1973-74
1972-73 $50,000 $305,861
Estimate minimum, based on documented salaries of 1970-71 and 1973-74
1973-74 $180,000 $1,036,622
Source: Hockey Pictorial Magazine
1974-75 $180,000 $933,590
Estimate based on documented salaries of 1973-74 and 1976-77.
1975-76 $180,000 $855,502
Estimate based on documented salaries of 1973-74 and 1976-77.
1976-77 $500,000 $2,246,924
Source: Book: Orr: My Story
1977-78 $500,000 $2,109,736
Source: Book: Orr: My Story
1978-79 $500,000 $1,960,890
Source: Book: Orr: My Story
Total:
$2,340,000

In today's dollars:
$11,198,149
NHL Rank:
1988

In today's dollars:
1059