Nick Bosa Contract

Last Modified Feb 8, 2024 10:03 GMT
Nick Bosa Contract
Nick Bosa with the San Francisco 49ers


Nicholas John Bosa is an American football defensive end for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Ohio State and was selected second overall by the 49ers in the 2019 NFL Draft. Bosa was named NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year by having nine sacks in the regular season and helping his team reach Super Bowl LIV. He is the son of former NFL defensive end John Bosa and younger brother of Joey Bosa, currently a linebacker for the Los Angeles Chargers. He’s been named to two Pro Bowls, one in his amazing 2019 campaign and the second coming in 2021.


Nick Bosa Contract Breakdown


YearBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap Number
2023$18,909,529$0$0$17,859,000$18,909,529


How much is Nick Bosa getting paid?

Nick Bosa has finally ended his long awaited contract saga by signing a new 5-year deal worth $170,000,000 with the 49ers. The contract which was months in the making has finally reached an agreement between both parties and Bosa will now earn an average annual salary of $34,000,000. In addition to this, he has been given a $50,000,000 signing bonus and is guaranteed $122,500,000.


In the 2023-24 NFL season, Bosa earned a base salary of $1,010,000, while his base salary for the upcoming 2024-25 season will be $1,125,000. He is also the first defender to have more than $100 million in guaranteed money.


What are the terms of Nick Bosa’s Contract?

The 49ers Nick Bosa contract comes with many terms attached to it which are as follows:


  • $88M guaranteed at signing includes the signing bonus + 2023 salary + 2024 salary + 2024 option bonus + $20.135M of 2025 compensation.
  • The 2024 Option Bonus of $15.230M is fully guaranteed.
  • The 2024 Per Game Active Bonus of $29,411 is $500,000, guaranteed.
  • The 2025 Option Bonus of $29,015,529 includes $18.965M fully guaranteed, the remaining $10M fully guaranteed on 4/1/2024.
  • The 2025 Per Game Active Bonus of $29,411 includes $500,000, fully guaranteed on 4/1/2024, injury guaranteed at sign.
  • The $22.68M 2026 salary fully guarantees 4/1/2025 (injury guaranteed at sign).
  • The $764,421 of 2027 salary fully guarantees 4/1/2025 (injury guaranteed at sign).
  • The 2026-2028 Per Game Active Bonus is of $29,411 ($500,000).


How much of Nick Bosa’s Contract is guaranteed?

Nick Bosa has a $122,500,000 guaranteed contract as per his new 5-year deal.


Nick Bosa Contract History

On July 25, 2019, Bosa signed a 4-year deal with the 49ers worth $33.5 million featuring a $22.5 million signing bonus and a fifth-year option after being drafted by them with the 2nd overall pick in the 2019 NFL draft. His fifth-year option deal will see him pocket close to $19 million in 2023. This was Nick Bosa's entry-level rookie contract.


ContractSigning bonusAverage SalaryGtd
4 yr(s) / $33,551,865$22,421,356$8,387,966$33,551,865





FAQs on Nick Bosa

A. Nick Bosa plays as a defensive end for the San Francisco 49ers.

A. Nick Bosa signed a new contract with the 49ers just before the start of the 2023 NFL Season. His new 5-year deal is worth a colossal $170 million.

A. Nick Bosa has signed a contract extension with the 49ers for a five-year deal worth $170 million. It is the largest contract for a defender in the history of the NFL.

A. Although not the highest paid player in the league, Nick Bosa is the highest paid defender with his new contract extension. Bosa's fiver-year deal is worth $170 million.

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