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NHL Fortune: $2,215,000

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Salary history of Bobby Orr, who earned US $2,215,000 (US $10,153,968 in today's dollars) in his career, ranking #1914 in NHL career earnings / fortunes accumulated.

Season   Salary
($US)
In today's
$
NHL
Rank
+/-
($)
+/-
(%)
1966-67 $25,000 $192,692
Plus bonus for number of games played
Source: Book: Orr: My Story; Book: The Lively World of Hockey
1967-68 $25,000 $187,500
Plus bonus for number of games played
Source: Book: Orr: My Story; Book: The Lively World of Hockey
1968-69 $25,000 $179,957
Estimate minimum, based on documented salaries of 1967-68
1969-70 $25,000 $170,640
Estimate minimum, based on documented salaries of 1967-68
1970-71 $25,000 $161,405
Estimate minimum, based on documented salaries of 1967-68
1971-72 $25,000 $154,630
Estimate minimum, based on documented salaries of 1967-68
1972-73 $25,000 $149,821
Estimate minimum, based on documented salaries of 1967-68
1973-74 $180,000 $1,015,541
Source: Hockey Pictorial Magazine
1974-75 $180,000 $914,604
Estimate based on documented salaries of 1973-74 and 1976-77.
1975-76 $180,000 $838,104
Estimate based on documented salaries of 1973-74 and 1976-77.
1976-77 $500,000 $2,201,230
Source: Book: Orr: My Story
1977-78 $500,000 $2,066,832
Source: Book: Orr: My Story
1978-79 $500,000 $1,921,012
Source: Book: Orr: My Story
Total:
$2,215,000

In today's dollars:
$10,153,968
NHL Rank:
1914

In today's dollars:
1056