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Hockey Fortune: $2,509,299

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Jamie Baker’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $2,509,299 (US $5,005,540 in today's dollars), ranking #2565 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Salary History - Jamie Baker
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1989-90 $30,532 $75,044 551
Amount in Canadian currency: $36,133.
In his 1st season in pro-hockey, played 1 NHL and 74 AHL games. Assuming that he had the same two-way contract than in 1990-91, he earned a pro-rated salary of $C36,133.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1990-91 $49,278 $114,915 661
Amount in Canadian currency: $57,500.
Two-way contract: CAN$120,000 in the NHL and CAN$35,000 in the minor leagues. Plus bonus for games played: CAN$5,000 at 60 games and an additional CAN$5,000 at 80 games. Estimated salary earned based on ratio of NHL/minor league games played = CAN$57,500. He played 18 NHL games and did not earn the bonuses.
Source(s): The Hockey News
1991-92 $93,812 $209,886 585
Amount in Canadian currency: $107,459.
Played 52 NHL and 9 AHL games. Assuming that he had the same two-way contract than in 1990-91, he earned a pro-rated salary of $C107,459.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1992-93 $132,320 $287,328 871
Amount in Canadian currency: $160,000.
Amount includes salary and any signing bonus paid in 1992-93.
Source(s): The Hockey News
1993-94 $210,000 $442,939 547
1994-95 $242,857 $499,248 343
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $425,000 was prorated for the 48-game season.
Source(s): Guide Hockey 1995-1996
1995-96 $425,500 $850,832 413
Source(s): La Presse
1996-97 $475,000 $922,745 457
Source(s): La Presse / Guide Hockey RDS
1997-98 $475,000 $901,648 478
Estimated salary based on documented salary for 1996-97.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1998-99 $375,000 $700,954 649
Played only 1 NHL game, with a $375,000 per year contract, and then left to play 11 games in Sweden before retiring from pro-hockey. The contractual arrangements are unknown and he likely earned less than $375,000.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
Career Total: US $2,509,299
(In today's dollars: US $5,005,540)

NHL Rank: 2565
(In today's dollars: 2231)