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NHL Fortune: $243,989

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Net worth / salary history of Jean Beliveau, who earned US $243,989 (US $2,006,672 in today's dollars) in his career, ranking #3758 in NHL career earnings / fortunes accumulated.

Season   Salary
($US)
In today's
$
NHL
Rank
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($)
+/-
(%)
1947-48 $0 $0
For Victoriaville, in the Quebec Junior Hockey League, he made $C15/week ($C168 in today's dollars) until December and then $C35/week ($C393 in today's dollars) for the rest of the season.
Source: Book: Jean Beliveau - My Life in Hockey
1948-49 $0 $0
For Victoriaville, in the Quebec Junior Hockey League, he made $C35/week ($C393 in today's dollars).
Source: Book: Jean Beliveau - My Life in Hockey
1949-50 $5,406 $56,899
For the Quebec Citadelles, in the Quebec Junior Hockey League, he made $C6,000. He was also working in Public Relations for Laiterie Laval for $3,000/year.
Source: Book: Jean Beliveau - My Life in Hockey
1950-51 $5,406 $56,191
For the Quebec Citadelles, in the Quebec Junior Hockey League, he made $C6,000. He was also working in Public Relations for Laiterie Laval for $3,000/year.
Source: Book: Jean Beliveau - My Life in Hockey
1951-52 $9,500 $91,529
With the Quebec Aces of the Quebec Senior Hockey League. (According to Maclean's, he was making $C20,000)
Source: Book: Jean Beliveau - My Life in Hockey
1952-53 $20,420 $192,301
With the Quebec Aces of the Quebec Senior Hockey League.
Source: Book: Jean Beliveau - My Life in Hockey; Maclean's
1953-54 $21,357 $199,624
He also has a $C10,000/year public relations job with Molson's Brewery and hockey bonuses of approximately $C10,000. (The 1958 Stanley Cup Annual Magazine has conflicting information, stating that Beliveau signed a 3-year contract with the Montreal Canadiens for $C100,000 for the 3 seasons)
Source: Book: Jean Beliveau - My Life in Hockey; Maclean's
1954-55 $21,567 $200,838
He also has a $C10,000/year public relations job with Molson's Brewery and hockey bonuses of approximately $C10,000.
Source: Book: Jean Beliveau - My Life in Hockey; Maclean's
1955-56 $21,294 $199,035
He also has a $C10,000/year public relations job with Molson's Brewery and hockey bonuses of approximately $C10,000.
Source: Book: Jean Beliveau - My life in hockey; Maclean's
1956-57 $21,336 $196,495
He also has a $C10,000/year public relations job with Molson's Brewery and hockey bonuses of approximately $C10,000.
Source: Book: Jean Beliveau - My life in hockey; Maclean's
1957-58 $21,903 $195,256
He also has a $C10,000/year public relations job with Molson's Brewery and hockey bonuses of approximately $C10,000.
Source: Book: Jean Beliveau - My life in hockey; Maclean's
1970-71 $95,800 $618,503
Source: Radio-Canada
1973-74 $0 $0
The Quebec Nordiques, of the World Hockey Association, offered him $CDN 300,000 per season to come out of retirement and join the team. He refused and stayed with the Montreal Canadiens in his administrative role.
Source: Book: Les Nordiques
Total:
$243,989

In today's dollars:
$2,006,672
NHL Rank:
3758

In today's dollars:
2229