Players in the upcoming XFL will earn approximately $55,000 per year, according to Mike Garafolo.
The XFL disclosed to the agents of prospective players that their clients will be paid $2,080 bi-weekly. There will be game checks during the season of $1,685 and win bonuses of $2,222. The $55,000/per year salary includes in-season bonuses.
Players who join the XFL will be considered full-time employees. After the championship game on April 25, 2020, they’ll be free to sign NFL contracts, which will give them a chance to get on a roster before the 2020 NFL Draft.
The XFL’s draft is next week as it will take place on Tuesday and Wednesday with roughly 1,000 players eligible to be drafted.