While he is no longer being pushed as a legitimate threat towards the main event scene, the Great Khali is pulling in a huge salary from WWE still. He is pulling in approximately $974,000 a year, which is mainly due to the fact that he is massively popular in India and generates interest from that market
"I call dibs on GTS, Pepsi Plunge and running knee in corner. I am sure Sheamus will take the rest."
- Ryback mocking the departure of CM Punk from WWE