Sports Who is the NFL's highest-paid tight end in 2022? Here are position's top salaries in 2022.
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Here’s how much the top tight ends make.
Who is the highest paid tight end?
George Kittle has the largest contract and annual average salary. In 2020,that will pay him an average of $15 million a season, USA TODAY reported.
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The NFL's highest paid tight ends in 2022, ranked by salary
1.George Kittle, 49ers: $15 million ($75 million over 5 years)
2. Travis Kelce, Chiefs: $14.31 million (57.2 million over 4 years)
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3. Dallas Goedert, Eagles: $14.25 million ($57 million over 4 years)
4. Mark Andrews, Ravens: $14 million ($56 million over 4 years)
5. David Njoku, Browns: $13.68 million ($54.75 million over 4 years)
T-6. Jonnu Smith, Patriots: $12.5 million ($50 million over 4 years)
T-6. Hunter Henry, Patriots: $12.5 million ($37.5 million over 3 years)
T-8. Dalton Schultz, Cowboys: $10.93 million (1-year contract)
T-8. Mike Gesicki, Dolphins: $10.93 million (1-year contract)
10. Zach Ertz, Cardinals: $10.55 million ($31.65 million over 3 years)
11. Taysom Hill, Saints: $10 million ($40 million over 4 years)
12. Evan Engram, Jaguars: $9 million (1-year contract)
13. Kyle Pitts, Falcons: $8.22 million ($32.91 million over 4 years)
14. Logan Thomas, Commanders: $8.02 million ($24.065 million over 3 years)
T-15. C.J. Uzomah, Jets: $8 million ($24 million over 3 years)
T-15. Will Dissly, Seahawks: $8 million ($24 million over 3 years)
17. Darren Waller, Raiders: $7.575 million ($30.3 million over 4 years)
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18. Tyler Higbee, Rams: $7.25 ($29 million over 4 years)
19. Tyler Conklin, Jets: $6.75 million ($20.25 million over 3 years)
T-20. Austin Hooper, Titans: $6 million (1-year contract)
T-20. Gerald Everett, Chargers: $6 million ($12 million over 2 years)
22. Mo Alie-Cox, Colts: $5.85 million ($17.55 million over 3 years)
23. Ian Thomas, Panthers: $5.65 million ($16.95 million over 3 years)
24. T.J. Hockenson, Lions $4.955 million ($19.82 million over 4 years)
25. Nick Boyle, Ravens: $4.875 million ($9.75 million over 2 years)
T-26. Mercedes Lewis, Packers: $4 million ($8 million over 2 years)
T-26. Cameron Brate, Buccaneers: $4 million ($8 million over 2 years)
28. Robert Tonyan, Packers: $3.75 million (1-year contract)
T-29. Durham Smythe, Dolphins: $3.5 million ($7 million over 2 years)
T-29. Hayden Hurst, Bengals: $3.5 million (1 year contract)
T-29. O.J. Howard, Bills: $3.5 million (1 year contract)
T-29. Pharaoh Brown, Texans: $3.5 million (1 year contract)
T-29. Geoff Swaim, Titans: $3.5 million (1 year contract)
NFL salary rankings by position
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