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NHL Fortune: $357,300

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Net worth / salary history of Phil Esposito, who earned US $357,300 (US $1,590,428 in today's dollars) in his career, ranking #3535 in NHL career earnings / fortunes accumulated.

Season   Salary
($US)
In today's
$
NHL
Rank
+/-
($)
+/-
(%)
1963-64 $5,800 $47,480
Source: SportingNewsRadio interview
1964-65 $6,500 $52,524
Source: Phil Esposito on Pioneers (NHL Network)
1967-68 $10,000 $75,000
$10,000 base salary plus bonus based on number of goals ($500 for 20; an additional $1,000 for 25; an additional $1,000 for 30 goals; an additional $2,000 for 35; an additional $5,000 for 40)
Source: Phil Esposito on Pioneers (NHL Network)
1968-69 $10,000 $71,983
$10,000 base salary plus bonus based on number of goals ($500 for 20; an additional $1,000 for 25; an additional $1,000 for 30 goals; an additional $2,000 for 35; an additional $5,000 for 40)
Source: Phil Esposito on Pioneers (NHL Network)
1977-78 $325,000 $1,343,441
Source: Globe and Mail / The Hockey News 1979 Yearbook
Total:
$357,300

In today's dollars:
$1,590,428
NHL Rank:
3535

In today's dollars:
2462