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Hockey Fortune: $139,887,488

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Jaromir Jagr’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $139,887,488 (US $226,244,338 in today's dollars), ranking #4 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Country of birth: Czech Republic
Position: RW
NHL Draft:
Salary History - Jaromir Jagr
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1990-91 $150,000 $349,801 394
One-way contract.
Source(s): The Hockey News / Canadian Press
1991-92 $225,000 $503,396 292
1992-93 $700,000 $1,520,026 82
Amount includes salary and any signing bonus paid in 1992-93.
Source(s): The Hockey News
1993-94 $1,400,000 $2,952,928 27
Includes base salary and any signing bonus and deferred payments allocated to the 1993-94 season.
Source(s): The Hockey News
1994-95 $1,600,000 $3,289,165 15
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $2,800,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source(s): Guide Hockey 1995-1996
1995-96 $3,250,000 $6,498,720 15
Source(s): La Presse
1996-97 $4,050,000 $7,867,612 12
Source(s): La Presse / Guide Hockey RDS
1997-98 $5,100,000 $9,680,850 8
Includes base salary, signing bonus and bonuses paid in 1997-98.
Source(s): The Hockey News
1998-99 $4,988,491 $9,324,540 15
Includes base salary, signing bonus, bonuses paid in 1998-99, and deferred income paid in 1998-99.
Source(s): The Hockey News
1999-00 $10,359,852 $18,949,735 1
Includes base salary, signing/reporting bonus, and deferred income paid in 1999-2000.
Source(s): The Hockey News / The Sports Forecaster
2000-01 $9,533,333 $16,868,795 3
Includes base salary, bonuses paid in 2000-01, and deferred income paid in 2000-01.
Source(s): The Hockey News
2001-02 $10,033,333 $17,265,243 2
Signed a eight-year contract with the Washington Capitals for $88M (the last year was a team option).
Source(s): UPI / Los Angeles Times / Book: La glorieuse histoire des Canadiens
2002-03 $11,483,333 $19,451,699 1
Does not include signing bonuses, performance bonuses and deferred payments.
Source(s): La Presse
2003-04 $11,000,000 $18,219,722 1
In January 2004, he was traded by the Washington Capitals to the New York Rangers. As per the agreement, Washington was to pay $4.5M of Jagr's salary until and including 2007-08
Source(s): Book: Hockey and Philosophy
2004-05 NHL lockout year: Season cancelled - no NHL salary paid.
2005-06 $8,360,000 $13,043,638 1
Source(s): La Presse
2006-07 $8,360,000 $12,636,004 1
Source(s): NHLPA
2007-08 $8,360,000 $12,285,579 4
Source(s): NHLPA / Book: Hockey and Philosophy
2008-09 $7,000,000 $9,906,642 25
With the Omsk Avangard of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL). Signed a three-year contract (2 years + 1 option year) with Omsk for $7M per year, tax free, without an opt-out clause preventing him to come back in the NHL for the duration of the agreement. (According to The Hockey News, he earned $8M. According to the book Hockey and Philosophy, he earned $5M at a fixed income rate of 13%.)
Source(s): The Edmonton Journal / ESPN / Book: The Fastest Game in the World
2009-10 $7,000,000 $9,941,736 23
With the Omsk Avangard of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL).
Source(s): The Edmonton Journal / ESPN / Book: The Fastest Game in the World
2010-11 $7,000,000 $9,781,253 25
With the Omsk Avangard of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL).
Source(s): The Edmonton Journal / ESPN / Book: The Fastest Game in the World
2011-12 $3,300,000 $4,470,125 217
Prior to the season, as a free agent, signed a one-year contract with the Philadelphia Flyers for $3.3M.
Source(s): NHLPA
2012-13 $2,634,146 $3,495,903 106
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $4,500,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source(s): NHLPA
2013-14 $2,000,000 $2,615,900 368
Source(s): NHLPA
2014-15 $3,500,000 $4,504,731 228
Source(s): NHLPA
2015-16 $3,500,000 $4,499,409 249
Source(s): NHLPA
2016-17 $4,000,000 $5,078,122 216
Source(s): NHLPA
2017-18 $1,000,000 $1,243,065 464
Has not played in the NHL after 2017-18, playing for Kladno in Czechoslovakia since then.
Source(s): Sportsnet
Career Total: US $139,887,488
(In today's dollars: US $226,244,338)

NHL Rank: 4
(In today's dollars: 2)