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NHL Fortune: $73,454,415

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Jay Bouwmeester’s net worth / earnings / salary history. He made US $73,454,415 (US $87,443,587 in today's dollars), ranking #66 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Country of birth: Canada
Position: D
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 2002
  • Round #1
  • Overall Pick: 3
  • By: Florida Panthers

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
2002-03 $1,185,000 $1,780,662 329
Does not include signing bonuses, performance bonuses and deferred payments.
Source: La Presse
2003-04 $1,185,000 $1,741,169 339
2004-05 NHL lockout year: Season cancelled - no NHL salary paid.
2005-06 $946,000 $1,309,354 352 -$239,000 -20%
Source: La Presse
2006-07 $2,100,000 $2,815,765 196 $1,154,000 122%
Source: NHLPA
2007-08 $2,250,000 $2,933,226 208 $150,000 7%
Source: NHLPA
2008-09 $4,875,000 $6,120,355 82 $2,625,000 117%
Source: NHLPA
2009-10 $7,000,000 $8,819,334 23 $2,125,000 44%
Source: NHLPA
2010-11 $6,600,000 $8,181,143 36 -$400,000 -6%
Source: NHLPA
2011-12 $6,600,000 $7,930,915 39
Source: NHLPA
2012-13 $3,863,415 $4,548,460 39 -$2,736,585 -41%
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $6,600,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source: NHLPA
2013-14 $6,600,000 $7,657,881 36 $2,736,585 71%
Source: NHLPA
2014-15 $5,000,000 $5,708,794 110 -$1,600,000 -24%
Source: NHLPA
2015-16 $5,600,000 $6,386,297 111 $600,000 12%
Source: NHLPA
2016-17 $5,600,000 $6,306,737 113
Source: NHLPA
2017-18 $5,400,000 $5,954,716 139 -$200,000 -4%
Source: NHLPA
2018-19 $5,400,000 $5,812,672 166
Source: NHLPA
2019-20 $3,250,000 $3,436,107 327 -$2,150,000 -40%
Source: NHLPA
Career Total: US $73,454,415
(In today's dollars: US $87,443,587)

NHL Rank: 66
(In today's dollars: 77)

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