How Long Does It Take An Athlete To Make $100,000?

Obviously a lot of preparation goes into being an athlete, but let’s ignore all of that and focus on the gory numbers.

The WSJ has published this delightful chart in which we learn that Mr. Ben Roethlisberger makes $100,000 every 4 snaps. If I were in a position to sack Mr. Roethlisberger I would keep this in mind, you know, for schadenfreude purposes. “Whoops, there goes $25,000.”

Alex Rodriguez, MLB 6 pitches
Ben Roethlisberger, NFL* 4 snaps
Tiger Woods, golf 11 holes
LeBron James, NBA* 21 minutes
Roger Federer, tennis 28 games
Tony Stewart, Nascar 125 laps
Norm Duke, bowling* 2,360 frames
*last full season

How Long Does It Take an Athlete to Make $100,000? [WSJ via Buzzfeed]

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