There is a massive gulf in finances between the Scottish Premiership and the English football league system. In relation to the Premier League’s £4.7billion TV deal, the Scottish Premiership’s broadcasting contract is valued at just £125million. However, not every Scottish club spend a similar kind of money on players. In this article, we have the Scottish Premiership clubs ranked on the wage bill.
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11. Dundee [£1.1m]
With the departure of Leigh Griffiths in January, the wage bill of Dundee fell considerably. Their current highest-paid player is Charlie Adam, who bags a weekly wage of £2,400.
10. St. Mirren [£1.3m]
St. Mirren has an annual wage of around £1.3m. Connor Ronan is the highest-paid player at the club, with a weekly salary of £4,400.
9. St. Johnstone [£1.6m]
Glenn Middleton, who is on loan from Rangers, is the highest-paid player at St. Johnstone. He earns a weekly wage of £3,200.
8. Livingston [£1.7m]
Livingston have an annual wage bill of around £1.7m. Their highest-paid player is Adam Lewis, who earns a weekly wage of £3,500.
7. Ross County [£1.9m]
Jake Vokins, who is on loan from Southampton, is the highest-paid player at Ross County. He earns a weekly wage of £10,000.
6. Motherwell [£2m]
Callum Slattery is the highest-paid player at the club. He earns a weekly salary of £2,400. The club is currently eighth in the league, the position in which they finished last season.
5. Hibernian [£2.9m]
Hibernian have the fifth-highest wage bill in the league, with an annual expenditure of just below £3m. The highest-paid player on their team is James Scott, who bags a weekly wage of £5,100.