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Hockey Fortune: $5,004,820

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Ron Wilson’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $5,004,820 (US $9,206,826 in today's dollars), ranking #1816 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: May 28, 1955
Country of birth: Canada
Position: C
NHL Draft:
Salary History - Ron Wilson
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1977-78 $49,820 $248,977
Amount in Canadian currency: $53,000.
Bases salary, not including bonuses, deferred payments and other extras. (Earned $40,000 according to the Globe and Mail.)
Source(s): The Gazette
1984-85 $80,000 $233,269
Signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Minnesota North Stars for $80,000 in the NHL and $30,000 in the minors. Played the whole season in the NHL.
Source(s): Copy of contract
1989-90 $25,000 $61,083 552
As assistant-coach of the Milwaukee Admirals in the AHL. His first year into coaching.
Source(s): Book: Burke's Law - A Life in Hockey
1996-97 $350,000 $675,901 643
As coach of the Anaheim Mighty Ducks.
Source(s): The Hockey News
1997-98 $600,000 $1,132,195 389
As coach of the Washington Capitals.
Source(s): The Hockey News
1998-99 $600,000 $1,114,901 447
As coach of the Washington Capitals. Estimated minimum salary based on known compensation in 1997-98 and 1999-2000.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1999-00 $750,000 $1,363,759 405
As coach of the Washington Capitals.
Source(s): The Hockey News, La Presse or Le Droit
2000-01 $800,000 $1,407,201 401
As coach of the Washington Capitals.
Source(s): The Hockey News
2001-02 $850,000 $1,454,029 419
As coach of the Washington Capitals.
Source(s): The Hockey News
2002-03 $900,000 $1,515,510 426
As coach of the San Jose Sharks.
Source(s): The Hockey News
Career Total: US $5,004,820
(In today's dollars: US $9,206,826)

NHL Rank: 1816
(In today's dollars: 1607)

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