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What is the average salary of an NFL player?

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As of 2013, the average salary of an NFL player is $1.9 million. Seventy percent of the players in the NFL, who also happen to be between the ages of 22 and 27, make less than the league average.

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What is the average salary of an NFL player?
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Most NFL players do not stay in the league past the age of 27. This means that many do not stay in the league long enough to average a higher salary. Compared to other professional sports players, NFL players make significantly less money per year.

As of 2013, players in the NBA average $5.5 million per year. Major League Baseball players average $3.2 million per year, and NHL players average $2.4 million per year.

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