The Highest Paid Athletes in Houston

Ranking the average salary of Houston athletes.

Chris Paul dribbles the ball for the Houston Rockets

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Chris Paul dribbles the ball for the Houston Rockets

Do you ever wonder which Houston athlete gets paid the most? Well continue to read and you will find out the 20 highest paid athletes in Houston, based off their average annual salary:

  1.  Chris Paul (Houston Rockets)- $39.93 million
  2. Jose Altuve (Houston Astros)- $30.20 million
  3. James Harden (Houston Rockets)- $29.49 million
  4. Justin Verlander (Houston Astros)- $27.00 million
  5. Clint Capella (Houston Rockets)- $18.00 million
  6. Brian McCann (Houston Astros)- $17.00 million
  7. J.J. Watt (Houston Texans)- $16.67 million
  8. DeAndre Hopkins (Houston Texans)- $16.20 million
  9. Brandon Knight (Houston Rockets)- $14.00 million
  10. Eric Gordon (Houston Rockets)- $13.22 million
  11. Dallas Keuchel (Houston Astros)- $13.20 million
  12. Josh Reddick (Houston Astros)- $13.00 million
  13. George Springer (Houston Astros)- $12.00 million
  14. Benardrick McKinney (Houston Texans)- $10 million
  15. Yulieski Gurriel (Houston Astros)- $9.50 million
  16. Aaron Colvin (Houston Texans)- $8.50 million
  17. Kareem Jackson (Houston Texans)- $8.50 million
  18. PJ Tucker (Houston Rockets)- $ 7.97 million
  19. Joe Smith (Houston Astros)- $7.50 million
  20. Zach Fulton (Houston Texans)- $7.00 million