NFL's highest paid wide receivers: Ranking WRs by salary for 2022 NFL season

44 NFL wide receivers make at least $5 million in average salary per year per overthecap.com, a site that tracks NFL player contracts (through July 21, 2022).

34 of those make at least $10 million.

The highest paid receiver in the NFL is now the Miami Dolphins' Tyreek Hill. He makes $30 million per season.

Second on the list is the Las Vegas Raiders' Davante Adams, who makes $28 million per season.

The Arizona Cardinals' DeAndre Hopkins is third. He makes $27.3 million per season.

He is followed by the Los Angeles Rams' Cooper Kupp, who makes $26.7 million, and the Philadelphia Eagles' A.J. Brown, who makes $25 million in average annual salary.

NFL's highest paid players in 2022:

NFL's highest paid wide receivers (average salary per year):

  • 1. Dolphins WR Tyreek Hill: $30 million

  • 2. Raiders WR Davante Adams: $28 million

  • 3. Cardinals WR DeAndre Hopkins: $27.3 million

  • 4. Rams WR Cooper Kupp: $26.7 million

  • 5. Eagles WR A.J. Brown: $25 million

  • 6. Bills WR Stefon Diggs: $24 million

  • 7. Commanders WR Terry McLaurin: $23.2 million

  • 8. Panthers WR D.J. Moore: $20.6 million

  • 9. Chargers WR Keenan Allen: $20.03 million

  • 10. Chargers WR Mike Williams: $20 million

  • 10. Browns WR Amari Cooper: $20 million

  • 10. Buccaneers WR Chris Godwin: $20 million

- Source: overthecap.com

What changed?: NFL's highest paid wide receivers in 2021

The Arizona Cardinals' DeAndre Hopkins is now the third highest paid wide receiver in the NFL.
The Arizona Cardinals' DeAndre Hopkins is now the third highest paid wide receiver in the NFL.

To see the 34 NFL wide receivers who make more than $10 million a year in average salary, ranked from highest average salary to lowest, click here.

NFL's highest paid players in 2021

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