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Hockey Fortune: $1,653,200

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Jimmy Devellano’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $1,653,200 (US $5,048,318 in today's dollars), ranking #3050 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: January 18, 1943
Country of birth: Canada
Salary History - Jimmy Devellano
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1968-69 $1,200 $10,513
As part time amateur scout for the St. Louis Blues.
Source(s): Book: The Road to Hockeytown
1969-70 $8,000 $66,456
As full time amateur scout for the St. Louis Blues. Had a company car provided.
Source(s): Book: The Road to Hockeytown
1970-71 $8,000 $62,792
As full time amateur scout for the St. Louis Blues. Had a company car provided.
Source(s): Book: The Road to Hockeytown
1971-72 $8,000 $60,203
As full time amateur scout for the St. Louis Blues. Had a company car provided.
Source(s): Book: The Road to Hockeytown
1972-73 $9,000 $65,574
As full time amateur scout for the New York Islanders.
Source(s): Book: The Road to Hockeytown
1973-74 $9,000 $61,764
As full time amateur scout for the New York Islanders.
Source(s): Book: The Road to Hockeytown
1974-75 $14,000 $86,510
As Director of Scouting for the New York Islanders.
Source(s): Book: The Road to Hockeytown
1975-76 $16,000 $90,583
As Director of Scouting for the New York Islanders.
Source(s): Book: The Road to Hockeytown
1976-77 $16,000 $85,665
Estimated minimum salary, as Head of Scouting for the New York Islanders, based on his documented salary for 1975-76.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1977-78 $16,000 $80,436
Estimated minimum salary, as Head of Scouting for the New York Islanders, based on his documented salary for 1975-76.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1978-79 $16,000 $74,739
Estimated minimum salary, as Head of Scouting for the New York Islanders, based on his documented salary for 1975-76.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1979-80 $41,000 $172,123
Estimated $16,000 minimum salary, as Head of Scouting for the New York Islanders, based on his documented salary for 1975-76. Plus a $25,000 playoff share as the Islanders won the Stanley Cup.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1980-81 $41,000 $151,592
Estimated $16,000 minimum salary, as Head of Scouting for the New York Islanders, based on his documented salary for 1975-76. Plus a $25,000 playoff share as the Islanders won the Stanley Cup.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1981-82 $85,000 $284,860
Promoted as Assistant General Manager of the New York Islanders, earned a salary of $60,000 plus a $25,000 playoff share as the Islanders won the Stanley Cup.
Source(s): Book: The Road to Hockeytown
1982-83 $125,000 $394,689
Prior to the season, signed a four-year contract as the General Manager of the Detroit Red Wings for $125,000 per year with a clause where the team could buy out his 4th year for $60,000 payable over three years. Also had a car and apartment provided. (According to The Sporting News, it was a four-year contract for $100,000 per year.)
Source(s): Book: The Road to Hockeytown
1983-84 $125,000 $382,405
As General Manager of the Detroit Red Wings. Also had a car and apartment provided.
Source(s): Book: The Road to Hockeytown
1984-85 $125,000 $366,649
As General Manager of the Detroit Red Wings. Also had a car and apartment provided.
Source(s): Book: The Road to Hockeytown
1985-86 $125,000 $354,072
As General Manager of the Detroit Red Wings. Also had a car and apartment provided.
Source(s): Book: The Road to Hockeytown
1986-87 $130,000 $361,381
Prior to the season, despite the disastrous previous season, signed a two-year contract as General Manager of the Detroit Red Wings for $130,000 and $135,000. Also had a car and apartment provided.
Source(s): Book: The Road to Hockeytown
1987-88 $135,000 $362,036
As General Manager of the Detroit Red Wings. Also had a car and apartment provided. Prior to the season, signed a three-year contract extension, starting in 1988-89, for $200,000 per season.
Source(s): Book: The Road to Hockeytown
1988-89 $200,000 $515,305
As General Manager of the Detroit Red Wings. Also had a car and apartment provided.
Source(s): Book: The Road to Hockeytown
1989-90 $200,000 $491,571 190
As General Manager of the Detroit Red Wings. Also had a car and apartment provided.
Source(s): Book: The Road to Hockeytown
1990-91 $200,000 $466,401 250
As General Manager of the Detroit Red Wings. Also had a car and apartment provided.
Source(s): Book: The Road to Hockeytown
Career Total: US $1,653,200
(In today's dollars: US $5,048,318)

NHL Rank: 3050
(In today's dollars: 2219)