What is Aaron Rodgers Salary Per Year?

Aaron Rodgers is a football quarterback and plays for the Green Bay Packers of the NFL. A lot of people out there are curious to know Aaron Rodgers’ salary and here we are with it. In March this year, he signed a new contract with the Green Bay Packers and you will be surprised to know how much it is worth.

Over the coming three seasons, Aaron will reportedly earn around $150.8 million after his 2022 contract and a fresh deal starting in 2023. As per reports, an amount of $101,515,000 is confirmed at signing.

The Packers made the official announcement about the extension of contract writing: “We are very pleased to be able to come to an agreement with Aaron that keeps him in Green Bay,” adding further “His play on the field and leadership in our locker room remain vital in our pursuit of another Super Bowl title. The agreement also allows us to maintain and enhance what we feel is already a very competitive roster.”

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Initially, it was reported that he would become the highest-paid player in NFL history after signing this deal.

Aaron was named NFL MVP for the second consecutive year. Let’s take a dig at the contract below.

Aaron Rodgers Contract Information

As per NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo, Rodgers initially planned to earn just $27 million this year, but now he will earn $42 million. According to Garafolo, the next year, he is set to make will earn $59.5 million.

Here’s how Rodger’s new deal will earn him in the coming 5 seasons as per reports. 

Year Total Amount Base Salary Roster Bonus Cap Hit
2022 $42,000,000 $1,150,000 N/A $28,533,569
2023 $59,515,000 $1,165,000 N/A $31,623,568
2024 $49,300,000 $8,160,000 N/A $40,701,666
2025 $20,900,000 $8,160,000 $5,000,000 $59,301,666
2026 $15,050,000 $8,160,000 $5,000,000 $53,451,666

Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers’ Salary Cap

Though now he is set to earn a higher paycheck, it would not be impacting the Packers a lot with the salary cap. As per Garafolo, the cap hit will reduce by over $18 million this year prior to raising by $7.7 million in 2023. The year 2024 will be a big hit as his contract against the cap will be $40.7 million.

If Rodgers decides to retire or end his journey with Green Bay, then that cap hit may become worse. 

In 2022, the relief in cap space will be a significant blessing for the Packers. Additional cap space could aid them in extending Davante Adams, who has purportedly quoted Rodgers will not play within a franchise tag this year.

Highest-paid Quarterbacks of NFL

Aaron Rodgers’ deal made him the highest-paid quarterback in 2022. Though his deal is just the 5-most profitable over its entire course, now his average yearly value surpasses Patrick Mahomes as the most in the league.

By the time the contract comes to an end, he is anticipated to have made over $450 million from his career in the NFL. As of now, Rodgers has already earned $263.6 million.

We will keep you updated with all the latest news until then stay tuned to Venturejolt.com.

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