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High-level summary of Payroll data for the 2011 season. The list is sorted by highest payrolls. For each player listed, League Rank is listed in ().
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2011 Payrolls by Team

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#Team NameLeagueDivisionTeam PayrollWLWPctRanklgRankmlbRankLast Yr PayrollTop Salary
1New York YankeesALEast202,689,0289765.599112206,333,389Alex Rodriguez (1)
2Philadelphia PhilliesNLEast172,976,37910260.630111141,927,381Ryan Howard (8)
3Boston Red SoxALEast161,762,4759072.556359162,747,333Josh Beckett (18)
4Los Angeles AngelsALWest138,543,1668676.5312612105,013,667Vernon Wells (2)
5Chicago White SoxALCentral127,789,0007983.4883918108,273,197Jake Peavy (23)
6Chicago CubsNLCentral125,047,3297191.43851426146,859,000Alfonso Soriano (11)
7New York MetsNLEast118,847,3097785.47541019132,701,445Carlos Beltran (9)
8San Francisco GiantsNLWest118,198,3338676.531261197,828,833Carlos Beltran (1)
9Minnesota TwinsALCentral112,737,0006399.3895142997,559,167Joe Mauer (5)
10Detroit TigersALCentral105,700,2319567.586135122,864,929Miguel Cabrera (7)
11St. Louis CardinalsNLCentral105,433,5729072.55624893,540,753Matt Holliday (20)
12Los Angeles DodgersNLWest104,188,9998279.509371394,945,517Rafael Furcal (46)
13Texas RangersALWest92,299,2649666.59312455,250,545Michael Young (21)
14Colorado RockiesNLWest88,148,0717389.4514112184,227,000Todd Helton (10)
15Atlanta BravesNLEast87,002,6928973.549251084,423,667Derek Lowe (27)
16Seattle MarinersALWest86,524,6006795.4144132898,376,667Ichiro Suzuki (17)
17Milwaukee BrewersNLCentral85,497,3339666.59312381,108,279Prince Fielder (25)
18Baltimore OriolesALEast85,304,0386993.4265122781,612,500Nick Markakis (72)
19Cincinnati RedsNLCentral75,947,1347983.488391772,386,544Francisco Cordero (58)
20Houston AstrosNLCentral70,694,00056106.3466163092,355,500Carlos Lee (12)
21Oakland AthleticsALWest66,536,5007488.4573102051,654,900Mark Ellis (145)
22Washington NationalsNLEast63,856,9288081.497381561,425,000Jayson Werth (73)
23Toronto Blue JaysALEast62,567,8008181.500471462,689,357Jose Bautista (106)
24Florida MarlinsNLEast56,944,0007290.4445132255,641,500Hanley Ramirez (70)
25Arizona DiamondbacksNLWest53,639,8339468.58013660,718,167Jason Marquis (7)
26Cleveland IndiansALCentral49,190,5668082.494281661,203,967Kosuke Fukudome (2)
27San Diego PadresNLWest45,869,1407191.4385152537,799,300Heath Bell (114)
28Pittsburgh PiratesNLCentral45,047,0007290.4444122334,943,000Derrek Lee (8)
29Tampa Bay RaysALEast41,053,5719171.56224771,923,471Johnny Damon (176)
30Kansas City RoyalsALCentral36,126,0007191.4384112472,267,710Joakim Soria (223)
30 record(s)
Glossary:
Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. League Abbreviation or name of league Division League division, geographically (usually) grouping of teams within a league W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) Rank If team context, indicates Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL MLBRank Rank in all of Major League Baseball for the season