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NHL Fortune: $12,012,500

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Jason Wiemer’s net worth / career earnings / salary history. He made US$12,012,500 (US$17,971,153 in today's dollars), ranking #933 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Country of birth: Canada
Position: C
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 1994
  • Round #1
  • Overall Pick: 8
  • By: Tampa Bay Lightning

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
1994-95 $400,000 $698,043 172
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $700,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source: Guide Hockey 1995-1996
1995-96 $900,000 $1,527,720 157 $500,000 125%
Source: La Presse
1996-97 $850,000 $1,401,728 217 -$50,000 -6%
Source: La Presse / Guide Hockey RDS
1997-98 $800,000 $1,289,110 286 -$50,000 -6%
Includes base salary, signing bonus and bonuses paid in 1997-98.
Source: The Hockey News
1998-99 $850,000 $1,348,758 302 $50,000 6%
Includes base salary, signing bonus, bonuses paid in 1998-99, and deferred income paid in 1998-99.
Source: The Hockey News
1999-00 $940,000 $1,459,601 303 $90,000 11%
Includes base salary, signing/reporting bonus, and deferred income paid in 1999-2000.
Source: The Hockey News / The Sports Forecaster
2000-01 $1,050,000 $1,577,195 281 $110,000 12%
2001-02 $1,225,000 $1,789,453 280 $175,000 17%
2002-03 $1,475,000 $2,120,989 270 $250,000 20%
2003-04 $1,622,500 $2,281,343 250 $147,500 10%
2004-05 NHL lockout year: Season cancelled - no NHL salary paid.
2005-06 $950,000 $1,258,267 341
2006-07 $950,000 $1,218,944 376
Source: NHLPA
Career Earnings: US$12,012,500
(In today's dollars: US$17,971,153)

NHL Rank: 933
(In today's dollars: 830)

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