Top earners in the French Top 14, 2013-2014 season

Jonathan Sexton (Racing Métro) €55,000 per month

Jonny Wilkinson (Toulon) €47,000

Bryan Habana (Toulon) €42,000

Nicolas Mas (Montpellier) €38,000

James Hook (Perpignan) €35,000

Average salary €12,000

Source: Midi Olympique

Irish Times, Tuesday April 9th