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WWE Salaries

Below is the World Wrestling Entertainment talent roster payroll that was taken from October of 2004 until February of 2006. The shown dollar amount beside each wrestler is the grand total that they earned from World Wrestling Entertainment in a one year period (downside guarantees, bonuses, and merchandise shares). Some wrestler’s were given special privileges and bonuses in their contracts which can also be seen beside their total pay. All wrestler’s contracts begin and end at different months of the year, there for each shown amount is what that particular wrestler earned in a 365 day time period between October 2004 and February 2006 (or however long they have been with the company). All dollar amounts were rounded up/down (Example: $244,766 would be $245,000)

Ashley Massaro: $131,000
– Batista: $813,000 (First class flight tickets paid for every week)
: $1,000,000 (Base salary)
– Bob Holly: $217,000
– Booker T: $375,000
– Candice Michelle: $64,000
– Carlito: $319,000
– Chavo Guerrero: $206,000
– Chris Benoit: $488,000 (First class flight tickets paid for every week)
– Chris Masters: $253,000
– Christian – $396,000
– Danny Basham: $130,000
– Doug Basham: $126,000
– Eddie Guerrero: $372,000
– Edge: $704,000
– Eugene: $189,000
– Funaki: $124,000
– Gene Snitsky: $292,000
– Gregory Helms: $277,000
: $1,743,000 (First class flight tickets, hotel accommodations, and ground transportation paid for every week)
– John Layfield: $786,000 (Five star hotel accommodations paid for every week)
– Jerry Lawler: $204,000 (First class flight tickets, hotel accommodations, and ground transportation paid for every week)
– Jillian Hall: $52,000
– Joey Mercury: $134,000
– Johnny Nitro: $143,000
– Jonathan Coachman: $175,000
– Kane: $ 851,000 (First class flight tickets paid for every week)
– Ken Kennedy: $133,000
– Kid Kash: $62,000
: $1,023,000 (First class flight tickets paid for every week)
– Lance Cade: $118,000
– Lilian Garcia: $90,000
– Lita: $286,000 (Mostly downside paid due to lack of wrestling)
– Maria: $41,000
– Mark Henry: $300,000 (Base pay)
– Matt Hardy: $322,000 (Missed over $70,000 of pay due to firing)
– Matt Striker: $43,000
– Melina: $155,000
– Mickie James: $72,000
– Nunzio: $186,000
– Orlando Jordan: $145,000
– Paul London: $177,000
– Psicosis: $122,000
: $711,000 (First class flight tickets paid for every week)
– Rene Dupree: $289,000
– Rey Mysterio: $414,000
– Ric Flair: $508,000 (First class flight tickets paid for every week)
– Rob Conway: $186,000
– Rob Van Darn: $220,000 (Only received downside and royalties due to injury)
– Rosie: $105,000
– Shawn Michaels: $1,045,000 (First class flight tickets, hotel accommodations, and ground transportation paid for every week)
– Shelton Benjamin: $366,000
– Simon Dean: $132,000
– Stacy Keibler: $178,000 (Only downside paid during absence)
– Steven Richards: $94,000
– Torrie Wilson: $260,000
– Trevor Murdoch: $48,000
– Triple H: $2,013,000 (Allowed the personal use of company jet (10) times per year. First class flight tickets, hotel accommodations, and ground transportation paid for every week)
– Trish Stratus: $618,000 (Receives 20% of all Trish Stratus merchandise sold)
– Tyson Tomko: $127,000
: $1,811,000 (First class flight tickets, hotel accommodations, and ground transportation paid for every week)
– Val Venis: $210,000
– Victoria: $275,000
– Viscera: $130,000
– William Regal: $225,000