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Wooten fifth highest paid Union player; Monteiro pay bumped by $102k

The MLS Players Association released updated salary figures on Friday

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Andrew Wooten is the fifth highest paid player on the Philadelphia Union roster this season, according to an updated salary guide released by the MLS Players Association on Friday.

Wooten’s total compensation is listed at $595,833.33, which puts him slightly ahead of Haris Medunjanin and after Sergio Santos, Jamiro Monteiro, Alejandro Bedoya and Marco Fabian on the updated list.

Overall total compensation went up 10 percent from $8,959,605 in figures released in June to $9,854,738.

Joe Bendik ($144,000.00), Jack de Vries ($120,556.25) and RJ Allen ($70,250.04) were additions to the list while Carlos Miguel Coronel ($148,425) is the only player from the June update no longer on the list. De Vries won’t officially be added to the roster until January 2020 but is the second highest paid homegrown player on the list behind Auston Trusty ($124,100.04).

The $895,133 increase in total compensation also came from bumps Jamiro Monteiro ($102,000), Anthony Fontana ($8,417.60) and Brenden Aaronson ($2,500.48) saw in guaranteed compensation.

Note: Figures for players added during the summer transfer window reflect what their full season compensation would be.

Philadelphia Union Salaries - September 27, 2019

First Name Last Name Pos. Base Salary Total Compensation
First Name Last Name Pos. Base Salary Total Compensation
Marco Fabian M-F $2,000,727.24 $2,274,087.24
Alejandro Bedoya M $1,200,000.00 $1,266,250.00
Jamiro Monteiro M $618,000.00 $671,200.00
Sergio Santos F $600,000.00 $668,500.00
Andrew Wooten F $510,000.00 $595,833.33
Haris Medunjanin M $550,008.00 $595,008.00
Andre Blake GK $500,004.00 $550,004.00
Kai Wagner D $318,000.00 $360,150.00
Ilsinho M $330,000.00 $357,000.00
Kacper Przybylko F $240,000.00 $277,000.00
Jack Elliott D $250,000.08 $265,000.08
Raymon Gaddis D $190,000.08 $190,000.08
Warren Creavalle D-M $162,000.00 $175,300.00
Aurelien Collin D $175,000.08 $175,000.08
Fafa Picault M-F $159,999.96 $173,666.63
Joe Bendik GK $144,000.00 $144,000.00
Auston Trusty D $95,000.04 $124,100.04
Jack De Vries M-F $90,000.00 $120,556.25
Fabinho Alves D $120,000.00 $120,000.00
Brenden Aaronson M-F $70,000.08 $98,309.48
Mark McKenzie D $72,225.00 $82,225.00
Derrick Jones M $75,000.00 $80,900.00
Cory Burke F $75,937.56 $79,720.37
Anthony Fontana M-F $70,260.00 $78,677.60
Matt Freese GK $70,000.08 $77,650.08
Olivier Mbaizo D $70,875.00 $70,875.00
RJ Allen D $70,250.04 $70,250.04
Matthew Real D $57,225.00 $57,225.00
Michee Ngalina M-F $56,250.00 $56,250.00
Total $8,940,762.24 $9,854,738.30