Tyreek Hill tops the list of the NFL’s highest-paid wide receivers. Here are the Top 30, ranked by 2022 salary


Wide receiver is the highest paying skill position outside of quarterback. He is well represented among the highest paid players in the league. And a mega-deal Tyreek Hill struck with the Miami Dolphins this offseason broke into new financial territory for ball catchers, raising the bar for other wide stars looking to sign new contracts.

Hill was traded from the Kansas City Chiefs to Miami and signed a new contract for an average of $30 million per season, according to Over The Capmaking him the highest paid offensive player in the NFL who is not a quarterback.

Tyreek Hill during a mini training camp on June 2.

Who is the highest paid wide receiver?

Hill is the highest paid wide receiver in the NFL. He signed a 4-year, $120 million contract with the Dolphins which will bring him a average of $30 million per season, according to Over The Cap.

The NFL’s highest-paid wide receivers, ranked by salary

Here is Over The Cap’s wide ranking of receivers’ salaries, based on the average annual value.

1. Tyreek Hill, Dolphins: $30 million ($120 million over 4 years)

2. Davante Adams, Raiders: $28 million ($140 million over 5 years)

3. DeAndre Hopkins, Cardinals: $27.25 million ($54.5 million over 2 years)

4. Cooper Kupp, Rams: $26.7 million ($80.1 million over 3 years)

5. AJ Brown, Eagles: $25 million ($100 million over 4 years)

6. Stefon Diggs, Invoices: $24 million ($96 million over 4 years)

7. Terry McLaurin, Commanders: $23.2 million ($69.6 million over 3 years)

8. DJ Moore, Panthers: $20.628 million ($61.8 million over 4 years)

9. Keenan Allen, Chargers: $20.025 million ($80.1 million over 4 years)

T-10. Amari Cooper, Browns: $20 million ($100 million over 5 years)

T-10. Mike Williams, Chargers: $20 million ($60 million over 3 years)

T-10. Chris Godwin, Buccaneers: $20 million ($60 million over 3 years)

13. Brandin Cooks, Texans: $19.882 million ($39.764 million over 2 years)

14. Michael Thomas, Saints: $19.25 million ($96.25 million over 5 years)

T-15. Christian Kirk, Jaguars: $18 million ($72 million over 4 years)

T-15. Kenny Golladay, Giants: $18 million ($72 million over 4 years)

17. Tyler Lockett, Seahawks: $17.25 million ($69 million over 4 years)

18. Mike Evans, Buccaneers: $16.5 million ($82.5 million over 5 years)

19. Robert Woods, Titans: $16.25 million ($65 million over 4 years)

20. Hunter Renfrow, Raiders: $15.85 million ($31.7 million over 2 years)

21. Allen Robinson, Rams: $15.5 million ($46.5 million over 3 years)

22. Courtland Sutton, Broncos: $15 million ($60 million over 4 years)

23. Adam Thielen, Vikings: $14.892 million ($44.6 million over 3 years)

24. Robby Anderson, Panthers: $14.75 million ($29.5 million over 2 years)

25. Corey Davis, Jets: $12.5 million ($37.5 million over 3 years)

T-26. Curtis Samuel, Commanders: $11.5 million ($34.5 million over 3 years)

T-26. Michael Gallup, Cowboys: $11.5 million ($57.5 million over 5 years)

28. Nelson Agholor, Patriots: $11 million ($22 million over 2 years)

29. Tyler Boyd, Bengals: $10.75 million ($43 million over 4 years)

30. DaVante Parker, Patriots: $10.166 million ($30.5 million over 3 years)

This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: Highest paid NFL wide receiver? Here are the 30 highest paid WRs in 2022