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Hockey Fortune: $18,924,600

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Steve Thomas’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $18,924,600 (US $35,969,789 in today's dollars), ranking #803 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Salary History - Steve Thomas
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1985-86 $65,880 $186,610
Amount in Canadian currency: $90,000.
Source(s): The Sporting Mews
1986-87 $64,800 $180,135
Amount in Canadian currency: $90,000.
Source(s): The Sporting News
1987-88 $180,000 $482,714
As a free agent, signed a three-year contract with the Chicago Blackhawks for between $175,000 and $185,000 per season.
Source(s): The Sporting News
1988-89 $180,000 $463,775
Source(s): The Sporting News
1989-90 $230,000 $565,306 133
Source(s): Canadian Press
1990-91 $240,000 $559,682 169
One-way contract.
Source(s): The Hockey News / Canadian Press
1992-93 $880,000 $1,910,889 52
Amount includes salary and any signing bonus paid in 1992-93.
Source(s): The Hockey News
1993-94 $768,000 $1,619,892 106
1994-95 $501,143 $1,030,213 132
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $877,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source(s): Guide Hockey 1995-1996
1995-96 $1,563,259 $3,125,902 77
Source(s): La Presse
1996-97 $1,613,259 $3,133,950 92
Source(s): La Presse / Guide Hockey RDS
1997-98 $1,638,259 $3,109,753 119
Includes base salary, signing bonus and bonuses paid in 1997-98.
Source(s): The Hockey News
1998-99 $2,500,000 $4,673,026 75
Includes base salary, signing bonus, bonuses paid in 1998-99, and deferred income paid in 1998-99.
Source(s): The Hockey News
1999-00 $2,500,000 $4,572,878 82
Includes base salary, signing/reporting bonus, and deferred income paid in 1999-2000.
Source(s): The Hockey News / The Sports Forecaster
2000-01 $2,500,000 $4,423,635 87
Includes base salary, bonuses paid in 2000-01, and deferred income paid in 2000-01.
Source(s): The Hockey News / The Hockey News Ultimate Fantasy Guide 2000-01
2001-02 $1,500,000 $2,581,183 235
2002-03 $1,000,000 $1,693,907 390
Does not include signing bonuses, performance bonuses and deferred payments.
Source(s): La Presse
2003-04 $1,000,000 $1,656,338 402
Retired as a player after the season.
Source(s): Book: The Road to Hockeytown
2004-05 NHL lockout year: Season cancelled - no NHL salary paid.
Career Total: US $18,924,600
(In today's dollars: US $35,969,789)

NHL Rank: 803
(In today's dollars: 611)