How much do Footballers in lower leagues earn

By Michael Kachitsa

The debate on footballer wages will never end. When it comes to the highest-paid earners at clubs such as Nottingham Forest and Aston Villa, salaries are sky high compared to some of their Championship rivals. When players are earning close to £80,000 per week, it makes you think.

The average YEARLY Championship wage back in 2006 was around £150,000. That works out at around £3,000 per week – still an extraordinary salary compared to your average Joe in the United Kingdom.In the Championship the average salary is between £7,500 and £8,500 a week. The top players in the Championship can earn around £80,000 a week.

Championship football players are getting paid on average around £25,000 per week. The top, highest-paid, players in the championship can earn close to £80,000 per week. The average salary in League One is around £2,100 per week. The average League Two is around £1,400 per week.

The average salary in League One is between £1,700 and £2,500, and in League Two it’s between £1,300 and £1,500