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What are Josh Johnson's career earnings after long NFL career?

Jake Nichol November 5, 2021
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Josh Johnson has played in the NFL since 2008, for a record number of teams, but what are his career earnings? What is his net worth after 13 seasons in the NFL?

Injuries have placed veteran quarterback Josh Johnson on the field during the New York Jets’ recent games against the Cincinnati Bengals and Indianapolis Colts.

It was Johnson’s first NFL appearance since 2018 when he was at the Redskins.

Against the Colts, Johnson made 317 yards and threw three touchdowns in a 45-30 loss.

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Josh Johnson 2021 salary and contract revealed

For his 2021 spell at the Jets, Johnson signed a contract worth $1,075,000.

From this, he will earn a basic salary of just a shade under $600,000 for his commitments.

This is a playing contract with the Jets – his practice squad contract for the franchise was valued at $140,000.

Throughout his career, Johnson’s contracts have tended to be around the $1-2 million mark.

His first at the Bucs in 2008 was a $1.9 million deal over four years – worth around $500k per year.

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The biggest contract Johnson has signed in the NFL was at the San Francisco 49ers in 2012-2013.

He signed a two-year deal worth $2.1 million, with a signing bonus of $350k.

What are Josh Johnson’s NFL career earnings and his net worth?

Throughout his 13 years in the NFL, Johnson has earned $5.3 million in basic salary from his various franchises.

The biggest chunk of this was $885,000 during his single year stay at the New York Giants in 2016.

Elsewhere, Johnson around $2.6 million in various bonus payments.

This includes signing, roster and workout bonuses which he has participated in.

His current Jets contract does not feature any bonus incentives other than the base salary outlined above.

In total, Josh Johnson’s career earnings total $7.9 million with his five seasons at the 49ers earning him $1.4 million overall.

Although not known for certain, Josh Johnson’s net worth in 2021 is estimated to be in the region of around $5 million.

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Jake can usually be found writing about or watching anything to do with motorsport – from Formula 1 to NASCAR to British Truck Racing. His work as a motorsport journalist has been published by the likes of Autosport, and Motorsport News – all highly respected names. Away from racing he is a keen amateur astronomer, podcast listener and enjoys long walks in the park with his three dogs.