In 2014, no player in the National Basketball Association Development League makes more than $25,000 per season. There are only three compensation classifications for these professional athletes, based on the players' experience.
The highest D-League earners, the A players, have a salary of $25,000. The B players earn $19,000 and the C players earn $13,000. To cover small daily expenses, such as food and drink, the players receive a small per diem which can be three times as much for regular NBA. Bigger expenses, such as housing, are paid for by the NBA, and the basketball organization also helps the players with insurance.Learn More
The amount of money a professional paintball player makes is dependent on the amount of prizes he plays for, how many players those prizes are divided among and any sponsorship deals he may have. Some players also make money by selling their own paintball products.Full Answer >
While salary information is largely based on the caliber of the player and market of the arena football team, an arena football player earns an average of $80,000 per year as of 2009. This is taking into account players with six-figure incomes, so the average is most likely in the range of $40,000 to $50,000 per year.Full Answer >
In Major League Soccer, the league's median average salary is about $92,000 for the 2014 season. The highest-paid player is Ricardo Kaka of the Orlando City Soccer Club, who is due to make more than $7 million in the 2014 season. The lowest-paid players make a little more than $35,000.Full Answer >
The average professional softball player makes $5,000-$6,000 for the season, which runs from June to August, according to National Pro Fastpitch. Some players might make more, up to $20,000 per 48-game season; however, that puts a big strain on the per-team salary cap of $150,000, notes The New York Times.Full Answer >