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NHL Fortune: $46,219,646

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Olli Jokinen’s net worth / career earnings / salary history. He made US$46,219,646 (US$57,480,228 in today's dollars), ranking #188 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Country of birth: Finland
Position: C
NHL Draft:
  • Year: 1997
  • Round #1
  • Overall Pick: 3
  • By: Los Angeles Kings

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
+/-
(US$)
+/-
(%)
1997-98 $925,000 $1,490,534 229
Includes base salary, signing bonus and bonuses paid in 1997-98.
Source: The Hockey News
1998-99 $925,000 $1,467,766 265
1999-00 $587,500 $912,251 510 -$337,500 -36%
Includes base salary, signing/reporting bonus, and deferred income paid in 1999-2000. (According to The Hockey News 1999-2000 Ultimate Pool Guide, earned $925,000.)
Source: The Hockey News / The Sports Forecaster
2000-01 $800,000 $1,201,672 400 $212,500 36%
Source: The Hockey News Ultimate Fantasy Guide 2000-01
2001-02 $880,000 $1,285,485 410 $80,000 10%
2002-03 $968,000 $1,391,944 403 $88,000 10%
2003-04 $2,000,000 $2,812,133 201 $1,032,000 107%
2004-05 NHL lockout year: Season cancelled - no NHL salary paid.
2005-06 $2,500,000 $3,311,229 99
2006-07 $5,000,000 $6,415,497 32 $2,500,000 100%
Source: NHLPA
2007-08 $5,250,000 $6,549,460 49 $250,000 5%
Source: NHLPA
2008-09 $5,250,000 $6,307,315 64
Source: NHLPA
2009-10 $5,500,000 $6,631,071 62 $250,000 5%
Source: NHLPA
2010-11 $3,000,000 $3,558,562 204 -$2,500,000 -45%
Source: NHLPA
2011-12 $3,000,000 $3,449,720 233
Source: NHLPA
2012-13 $2,634,146 $2,967,674 104 -$365,854 -12%
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $4,500,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source: NHLPA
2013-14 $4,500,000 $4,996,437 122 $1,865,854 71%
Source: NHLPA
2014-15 $2,500,000 $2,731,478 312 -$2,000,000 -44%
Source: NHLPA
Career Earnings: US$46,219,646
(In today's dollars: US$57,480,228)

NHL Rank: 188
(In today's dollars: 174)

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