200,000 league minimum
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$325,000 for a rookie.
As of Jan 2007, $28,000 is the rookie league minimum. With that being said, the average AFL salary is approximately $85,000. This is much lees than the average NFL player and comparable to the NFL's rookie league minimum.
The minimum salary in the NFL is decided by how many years the player has played in the league. For the 2010 season, the minimum salary for rookies was $320,000. One year players minimum was $395,000, two year players minimum was $470,000, and three year players minimum was $545,000. For players that had 4-6 years in the league the minimum was $630,000. For players with 7-9 years in the league the minimum was $755,000 and for those players with 10 or more years the minimum was $855,000.
$225,000. In a 2-yr contract, the second year (2003) would be worth a minimum of $300,000.