Sean Couturier's Career Journey: Salary he receives from his Profession

Jon Snow
Fri Apr,2018
Sean Couturier's Career Journey: Salary he receives from his Profession Ice Hockey

The Gene Hart Memorial Award winner, Sean Couturier, currently plays for the Philadelphia Flyers in the NHL alongside the players like Radko Gudas and Wayne Simmonds. 25-year-old Canadain-American professional ice hockey player, Couturier with his professional career of 7 years is blessed with massive salary and earnings as well.

Currently, Sean Couturier is estimated to be enjoying the net worth of $4 million. So, how much salary does he earns? Let's know all about Sean Couturier's salary, contract and net worth along with his professional career journey.

Net Worth and Salary of Sean Couturier

Before being drafted by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft, Couturier initially played in the SMHL and QMJHL during his high school and college days. And till date, he is playing for the team.

Soon after the draft, Sean Couturier signed his first professional NHL contract worth $4.125 million for 3 years with the Flyers on September 26, 2011. In his debut season of 2011-2012, he earned the annual salary of $832,5000 with a yearly paid signing bonus of $92,500.

CAPTION: NHL player Sean Couturier SOURCE: Zimbio

Later on July 20, 2013, Couturier signed a new 2-year contract extension worth $3.5 million earning him the average annual salary of $1.75 million.

Then again on July 28, 2015, Sean Couturier was offered a 6-year contract worth $26 million including a signing bonus of $1 million. As reported, he earned the annual salary of $3 million in 2017 season, and for the 2018 season, he will earn $3.25 million with a signing bonus of $1 million.

Well, now it's time to take a look at Sean Couturier's career earnings with Philadelphia Flyers.

Year Salary
2011 $832,500 ($92,500 Signing Bonus)
2012 $541,463 ($92,500 Signing Bonus)
2013 $832,500 ($92,500 Signing Bonus)
2014 $1,500,000
2015 $2,000,000
2016 $2,750,000 ($1 million Signing Bonus)
2017 $3,000,000 ($1 million Signing Bonus)
2018 $3,25,000 ($1 million Signing Bonus)

Reportedly, Sean Couturier's earning with 7 seasons in the NHL is  reported to be $13,733,963. And as of 2018, his net worth is reported to be $4 million.

Career Journey of Sean Couturier

The Bathurst's minor hockey player, Sean Couturier, after being picked by the Moncton Wildcats in 2008 QMJHL draft played alongside defenseman Brandon Gormley.

While playing in the QMJHL till 2010, Couturier also played for the Canada Atlantic U-17 and also was named to QMHJL First All-Star team alongside the hands over Michel Briere Memorial Trophy and Mike Bossy Trophy.

CAPTION: Sean Couturier wins Michel Briere Memorial Trophy SOURCE: QMJHL

 Then in 2011, he was drafted eighth overall by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft, which followed his naming in the 2011 World Junior Championships, held in Buffalo, New York. Often compared with Hockey Hall of Famer Ron Francis, Couturier also played for Canada's gold medal-winning team at the 2015 World Championships.

Well, his professional career turned out to be really amazing in 2018, as he won awards like:

  • Yanick Dupre Class Guy Memorial Award
  • Gene Hart Memorial Award
  • Pelle Lindbergh Memorial Trophy

Really, hard work pays off!

Let's wish best for further.