How do professional athletes get paid?
It matters the sport and how good you are at it. If you are really good you might make a lot of money such as Dwyane Wade of the Miami Heat who makes $15,779,912 a year.
Several reasons; however, the primary is that there are a lot more police officers than professional athletes. If you have more people on the payroll (especially government payroll), you have to pay everyone less in order to account for the money spent. Another reason is that police officers are paid by the government, while athletes are paid by a wealthy private industry.
yes professional athletes get paid too much Alex rodreguis gets paid 25,000,000 thosand dollars If you are asking for an exact monetary amount for endorsments it can range depending on the company and product being endorsed. For an athlete to appear on a cover of a magazine it can range from the thousands to hundreds of thousands of dollars. Which is calculated into their salary. Each professional athlete gets paid a different salary depending on…
Do most Americans realize that the main reason why professional sports have become so well paid is because of the illegal gambling connection between sports organized crime and politicians?
Are you asking, or stating this assertion? Assertions are better used in declarative statements. Do most Americans realize that the main reason you asked this question was to assert that organized crime, gambling and politics is why professional athletes are so well paid? See how that sentence doesn't really work? I suspect, most Americans who pay the arm and a leg for season tickets believe it is there hard earned money that is paying these…
no they dont deserve what they earn. there are fighfighter that risk their lifes to save other lives and they dont get paid half of what athletes are paid. they dont do much just play a sportto entertain. they even make more than the preseident and no athlete can do what the preseident does. they just play a sport and yet they get paid like they save the world
Why should professional athletes get paid more than a medical personel if the medical field actually benefits others?
Unfortunately, it's not a matter of "should." Professional sports teams make a LOT of money, so they can afford to pay whatever price is necessary to have the best team available. If medical personnel were paid the same amounts as athletes, only a very few people would be able to afford medical care.
Among the best-paid athletes were professional golfers, whose earnings came from tournaments but also from contracts with upscale country clubs. Golf legends Gene Sarazen and Walter Hagen each received between $25,000 and $30,000 a year Babe Ruth was paid an astounding $80,000 per year in the late 1920's TA DAA!!!!! :+)