FC Schalke 04 Players Salaries 2024

FC Schalke 04 was founded in 1904 as named Westfalia Schalke by a group of students in high school. They won their first trophy in 1923 as champions of the Schalke Kreisliga. One of the richest football clubs in the world, FC Schalke 04 players salaries have been partially foregone due to Covid-19 pandemic.

In 1924, that Schalke took the name FC Schalke 04 and wore their familiar blue and white kit. Since then they have managed to win seven German championships, five DFB-Pokals, one DFL-Supercup, and one UEFA Cup. FC Schalke 04 was also the first German club to win the cup double in 1937.

In the UEFA 2024 club rankings, Schalke was ranked as the 31st-best football team. They play their home games at the Veltin-Arena. Schalke has a long-standing rivalry with the Ruhr neighbours Borussia Dortmund, probably one of the most widespread and well-known German football rivalries, and matches between the two teams are referred to as the Revierderby.

FC Schalke 04 Players Salaries 2024-22

Player NamePositionWeekly WageYearly Salary
Nabil BentalebMidfielder£87,000£4,524,000
Omar MascarellMidfielder£78,000£4,056,000
Mark UthForward£69,000£3,588,000
Matija NastasicDefender£69,000£3,588,000
Salif SanéDefender£60,000£3,120,000
Amine HaritMidfielder£56,000£2,912,000
Ralf FährmannMidfielder£51,000£2,652,000
Bastian OczipkaDefender£47,000£2,444,000
Benito RamanMidfielder£47,000£2,444,000
Benjamin StambouliDefender£38,000£1,976,000
Alessandro SchöpfMidfielder£38,000£1,976,000
Ozan KabakDefender£34,000£1,768,000
Suat SerdarMidfielder£24,000£1,248,000
Gonçalo PaciênciaForward£22,000£1,144,000
Frederik RønnowGoalkeeper£20,000£1,040,000
Rabbi MatondoMidfielder£16,000£832,000
Hamza MendylDefender£15,000£780,000
Ahmed KutucuForward£9,500£494,000
Steven SkrzybskiForward£9,000£468,000
Michael LangerGoalkeeper£8,900£462,800
Nassim BoujellabMidfielder£8,900£462,800
Kilian LudewigDefender£2,000£104,000
Vedad IbisevicForward£1,500£78,000
Can BozdoganMidfielder£712£37,024
Stanislav FehlerMidfielder£600£31,200
Daniel RoseGoalkeeper£145£7,540
Arbnor AliuDefender£55£2,860
Sidi SanéMidfielder£55£2,860
Evan RotundoMidfielder£55£2,860

Schalke 04 has the seventh-highest operating income of any football club at £38.2 million (€48 million). Schalke also generates the 14th-highest revenue of any football club, at “£157.8 million (€198 million)”.

Who is the highest-paid player at Schalke?

The highest-paid player at Schalke is Nabil Bentaleb earning £87,000 per week. Second, on the list is midfielder Omar Mascarell who is paid £78,000 weekly at Schalke.