MLS Players' Salaries

Major League Soccer players' salaries from 2007 to 2016

Originator: Major League Soccer Players Union

Dataset contains salary information for all MLS players as of the date shown. In the survey, all player salaries are broken down into two numbers. The first is the player's current base salary. The second is characterized as annual average guaranteed compensation. The annual average guaranteed compensation number includes a player's base salary and all signing and guaranteed bonuses annualized over the term of the player's contract, including option years.

(7 columns, 4937 rows)

Examples

Basic Examples

Retrieve the ResourceObject:

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ResourceObject["MLS Players' Salaries"]
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View the data:

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ResourceData["MLS Players' Salaries"]
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Visualization

Plot the median salaries of MLS players over time:

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DateListPlot[
 Median /@ (DeleteMissing /@ 
    GroupBy[ResourceData["MLS Players' Salaries"], "Year"][All, All, 
     "GuaranteedCompensation"])]
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View the distribution of salaries in 2016:

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Histogram[
 Select[ResourceData[
    "MLS Players' Salaries"], #Year == DateObject[{2016}] &][
  All,  #BaseSalary &]]
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Wolfram Research, "MLS Players' Salaries" from the Wolfram Data Repository. (2016) https://doi.org/10.24097/wolfram.42105.data

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