Footballers vs. the Fans: The Wage Gap

We all know that many footballers earn crazy money, but just how big is the gap between you and your favourite team's players?

Simply enter your annual salary below,
select a team and we'll show you just what size this wage gap really is!

Premier
League

Highest Wage Gap: Manchester United

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Lowest Wage Gap: Cardiff City

[42x]

League Average:

120x

Team Players
Average Weekly Pay
Fans
Average Weekly Pay
Wage Gap [x]
Manchester United £125,666 £435.00 289
Manchester City £115,250 £435.00 265
Chelsea £96,539 £614.60 157
Liverpool £93,519 £434.70 215
Arsenal £93,329 £614.60 152
Tottenham Hotspur £67,611 £581.10 116
Everton £62,552 £435.00 144
West Ham United £61,333 £479.10 128
Crystal Palace £53,019 £632.50 84
Leicester City £52,129 £371.00 141
Southampton £51,333 £442.90 116
AFC Bournemouth £38,260 £436.00 88
Watford £34,138 £546.20 63
Wolverhampton Wanderers £33,800 £434.50 78
Fulham £33,220 £614.60 54
Brighton & Hove Albion £32,597 £473.00 69
Newcastle United £31,733 £415.40 76
Burnley £30,831 £426.70 72
Huddersfield Town £23,808 £431.20 55
Cardiff City £18,413 £442.80 42

EFL
Championship

Highest Wage Gap: Stoke City

[66x]

Lowest Wage Gap: Rotherham United

[7x]

League Average:

24x

Team Players
Average Weekly Pay
Fans
Average Weekly Pay
Wage Gap [x]
Aston Villa £23,937 £434.50 55
Birmingham City £7,712 £434.50 18
Blackburn Rovers £6,631 £426.70 16
Bolton Wanderers £6,545 £435.00 15
Brentford £9,139 £547.40 17
Bristol City £8,409 £469.50 18
Derby County £13,419 £482.40 28
Hull City £9,202 £379.90 24
Ipswich Town £6,109 £436.70 14
Leeds United £10,385 £431.20 24
Middlesbrough £13,580 £373.80 36
Millwall £5,892 £614.60 10
Norwich City £10,302 £413.00 25
Nottingham Forest £10,763 £383.30 28
Preston North End £5,155 £426.70 12
Queens Park Rangers £8,471 £614.60 14
Reading £9,215 £509.00 18
Rotherham United £3,045 £417.50 7
Sheffield United £5,639 £417.50 14
Sheffield Wednesday £15,200 £417.50 36
Stoke City £26,965 £410.50 66
Swansea City £12,752 £435.40 29
West Bromwich Albion £16,810 £434.50 39
Wigan Athletic £6,826 £435.00 16

EFL
League One

Highest Wage Gap: Sunderland

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Lowest Wage Gap: Accrington Stanley

[2x]

League Average:

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Team Players
Average Weekly Pay
Fans
Average Weekly Pay
Wage Gap [x]
Accrington Stanley £834 £426.70 2
AFC Wimbledon £1,557 £547.40 3
Barnsley £2,809 £417.50 7
Blackpool £1,591 £426.70 4
Bradford City £2,533 £431.20 6
Bristol Rovers £2,105 £469.50 4
Burton Albion £2,224 £453.10 5
Charlton Athletic £4,562 £547.40 8
Coventry City £1,657 £434.50 4
Doncaster Rovers £1,510 £417.50 4
Fleetwood Town £1,704 £426.70 4
Gillingham £1,444 £486.20 3
Luton Town £2,291 £439.00 5
Oxford United £2,019 £478.10 4
Peterbrough United £2,060 £421.00 5
Plymouth Argyle £1,790 £442.10 4
Portsmouth £2,424 £421.90 6
Rochdale £1,586 £435.00 4
Scunthorpe United £2,249 £424.00 5
Shrewsbury Town £1,520 £440.00 3
Southend United £2,149 £488.70 4
Sunderland £8,513 £415.40 20
Walsall £1,080 £434.50 2
Wycombe Wanderers £1,305 £535.20 2

EFL
League Two

Highest Wage Gap: Mansfield Town

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Lowest Wage Gap: Macclesfield Town

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League Average:

3x

Team Players
Average Weekly Pay
Fans
Average Weekly Pay
Wage Gap [x]
Bury £1,900 £456.50 4
Cambridge United £1,150 £510.50 2
Carlisle United £1,224 £431.20 3
Cheltenham Town £956 £452.30 2
Colchester United £1,603 £488.70 3
Crawley Town £1,078 £460.00 2
Crewe Alexandra £950 £466.70 2
Exeter City £1,060 £393.90 3
Forest Green Rovers £1,212 £436.70 3
Grimsby Town £969 £424.00 2
Lincoln City £1,746 £402.60 4
Macclesfield Town £756 £466.70 2
Mansfield Town £1,747 £375.00 5
Milton Keynes Dons £2,228 £516.20 4
Morecambe £750 £426.70 2
Newport County £1,069 £431.10 2
Northampton Town £1,556 £458.10 3
Notts County £1,805 £440.00 4
Oldham Athletic £1,478 £435.00 3
Port Vale £1,213 £410.50 3
Stevenage £1,045 £546.20 2
Swindon Town £1,783 £479.30 4
Tranmere Rovers £1,208 £434.70 3
Yeovil Town £1,019 £400.00 3

League
vs League

Premier
League

League Avg. Weekly Pay £57,454

Fans Avg. Weekly Pay £485

Wage Gap 120x

EFL
Championship

League Avg. Weekly Pay £10,504

Fans Avg. Weekly Pay £449.20

Wage Gap 24x

EFL
League One

League Avg. Weekly Pay £2,230

Fans Avg. Weekly Pay £452.47

Wage Gap 5x

EFL
League Two

League Avg. Weekly Pay £1,313

Fans Avg. Weekly Pay £447.61

Wage Gap 3x