Australia Cricketers Salaries (Central Contracts)

Australian Cricket Players Salaries

Australia cricket board each year signed new players for international tournaments and series. Australian cricket players salaries increased based on their performance. In 2019, a report revealed the salaries of international cricketers. According to their sources, the list is lead by Australian Captain (Steven Smith) with $1.45 million a year. Another sources, revealed that Australian players who hold contracts salary increased from $270k to $278k a year in 2020.

Australian Cricket Players Salaries 2020
Squad
Retainer Fees
T20 Fees
ODI Fees
Test Fees
Contract Holder
Aaron Finch (Captain)
$750,000
$10,000
$15,000
$20,000
Y
David Warner
$350,000
$10,000
$15,000
$20,000
Y
Peter Handscomb
$278,000
$10,000
$15,000
$20,000
Y
Travis Head
$278,000
$10,000
$15,000
$20,000
Y
Usman Khawaja
$278,000
$10,000
$15,000
$20,000
Y
Shaun Marsh
$278,000
$10,000
$15,000
$20,000
Y
Glenn Maxwell
$350,000
$10,000
$15,000
$20,000
Y
Steve Smith
$350,000
$10,000
$15,000
$20,000
Y
Marcus Stoinis
$278,000
$10,000
$15,000
$20,000
Y
Alex Carey
$278,000
$10,000
$15,000
$20,000
Y
Tim Paine
$278,000
$10,000
$15,000
$20,000
Y
Nathan Coulter-Nile
$278,000
$10,000
$15,000
$20,000
Y
Pat Cummins (Vice-Captain)
$550,000
$10,000
$15,000
$20,000
Y
Josh Hazlewood
$278,000
$10,000
$15,000
$20,000
Y
James Pattinson
$278,000
$10,000
$15,000
$20,000
Y
Jhye Richardson
$278,000
$10,000
$15,000
$20,000
Y
Mitchell Starc
$278,000
$10,000
$15,000
$20,000
Y
Nathan Lyon
$278,000
$10,000
$15,000
$20,000
Y
Adam Zampa
$278,000
$10,000
$15,000
$20,000
Y
Ashton Agar
N/A
$10,000
$15,000
$20,000
Non-contract
Mitchell Marsh
N/A
$10,000
$15,000
$20,000
Non-contract
Joe Burns
N/A
$10,000
$15,000
$20,000
Non-contract
Marcus Harris
N/A
$10,000
$15,000
$20,000
Non-contract
Matthew Wade
N/A
$10,000
$15,000
$20,000
Non-contract

In the above table you can see the current Australian cricket players salaries according to their new contracts. The revenue share model in Australian cricket, changed after world cup 2019. According to sources, players who hold contract with Australian cricket board earn ($313,004) which is currently ($278k) for the players. The new salaries adjustment take place from 2021-2022 cricket year. Its 15% increase in the players wages which is 25% more than other cricket teams worldwide.

Aaron Finch earn more money in a single year, that include the captain bonus. Not only this Australian cricket players get extra money from the prize money of International tournament. They received extra match fees for winning Ashes series. Those players who are not on contract received only match fees no retainer fees.

Australian players winning team squad make big money specially after winning major trophy such as (T20 world cup, Ashes series, Tri Nation series, ICC World Cup and Champions Trophy). In 2015, when Australia lift the world cup trophy each player in the squad earned ($365,000) from the players pool money and prize money share.

All information based on Australian cricket players wages gathered from trusted sources. If any changes made to players contracts in this summer or upcoming year details updated here later.