What Is Josh James Salary: How Much Does Josh James Make?

Josh James

Joshua James professionally called Josh James is one of the professional baseball pitchers in the major leagues. He plays as a pitcher for the Houston Astros baseball team. Josh is 1.91 m tall and weighs 106 kg. His net worth has been estimated to be $1.5 Million

Josh was born in Hollywood in Florida to parents Ivan and Tricia James on March 8, 1993. He grew up in his birth town and had his high school baseball career at South Broward High School in Hollywood. He was undrafted after high school so he enrolled at Barry University in Miami Shored also in Florida to play college baseball.

He later transferred to Western Oklahoma State College which happens to be an NJCAA DII college located in Altus, Oklahoma. He graduated in 2014 and was drafted by the Houston Astros in the 34th round of the 2014 MLB draft. He signed with the Astros and made his professional debut that year with the Greeneville Astros.


Josh James
Josh James

He was assigned to spend the 2015 season with the Quad Cities River Bandits.  During the 2016 minor league season, he played for the Lancaster JetHawks. He spent the 2017 and 2018 seasons with the Corpus Christi Hooks before he was promoted during the 2018 season to the Fresno Grizzlies. Josh made his MLB debut in September 2018 for the Astros.

How Much Does Josh James Make?

Josh James earns an average annual salary of $800,000 from the Astros.