Kyle Sinckler just got himself a massive pay bump when he switched from the Harlequins to the Bristol Bears. Keep reading to find out how much cash the big prop is earning.
Kyle Sinckler earns £500K per year playing for the Bristol Bears. The average Premiership player earns £150K.
Sinckler contract is valid until the end of 2023/24. The young English prop will likely earn even more when he signs his next contract seeing as he is only 29 years old and has 58 caps for England.
Kyle Sinckler is right in the middle of his prime. The average professional rugby prop retires at the age of 35 so Sinckler has at least 5 high quality seasons left in his career.
Props tend to peak a bit later than other rugby positions. This is because it takes longer for props to develop their massive physiques and build up their old man strength. Also scrummaging is a difficult skill that takes years to learn.
A big reason why Kyle Sinckler was able to land such a big contract was the prop created a bidding war for his services. Sinckler had the Bristol Bears, Sale Sharks and Bath all trying to land his signature. Eventually the Bears signed him after offering a juicy contract.
Is Kyle Sinckler the Highest Paid Player at the Bristol Bears?
Charles Piutau is the highest paid player at the Bristol Bears. Charles Piutau earns one million pounds per season which is double what Kyle Sinckler is making.
Steven Luatua the former All Black lock is pulling in £620K per year and Fijian speedster Semi Radradra is earning £520K per year.
Does Kyle Sinckler Earn More Than Other Props in England?
Kyle Sinckler is one of the highest paid props in the Premiership. However, both Joe Marler and Mako Vunipola are earning more. Sinckler earns around £100K more per year than Ellis Genge.
Why Does Kyle Sinckler Earn So Much?
Kyle Sinckler earns almost 4 times more than the average Premiership salary. This is because he is a world class prop and has represented England on 58 occasions. He is also in the middle of his prime at 29 years old.
Did you know tighthead props are the 5th highest paid position in the entire Premiership? Lucky for Kyle Sinckler! His position is a big reason why his salary is so big. If he was a number 8 or hooker he would be lucky to get paid £350K per year.
Kyle Sinckler is one of the best rugby props on the entire planet. He definitely deserves his massive £500K per year salary. His contract with the Bristol Bears is currently valid until the end of the 2023/2024 season. If he continues to play well he should be able to get an even bigger pay rise for his next contract. Don’t be surprised if Sinckler is earning £600K for the 2024/2025 season!