25 Facts About Pro Athlete Salaries That'll Turn You Into a Hater

Baseball's minimum wage is 32 times New York State's.

Major League Baseball's minimum wage has doubled over the past decade, coming in at $480,000 this year. Comparatively, New York State's minimum wage is $7.25 an hour. Prorated over a year for a standard 40 hour work week, that comes out to $15,080, or about 32 times less than a scrub on the Mets will make this season.

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