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CFB COACHES SALARIES - UPDATED AUGUST 27, 2021

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CFB COACHES SALARIES

WINNINGEST ACTIVE COACHES I-A
# 1 # 2 # 3 # 4 # 5 # 6 # 7 # 8 # 9 # 10

Nick Saban

Alabama

Dabo Swinney

Clemson

Ed Orgeron
LSU

James Franklin

Penn State

Kirby Smart

Georgia

Ryan Day

Ohio State

Jimbo Fisher

Texas A&M

Brian Kelly

Notre Dame

Dan Mullen

Florida

David Shaw

Stanford

# Coach School Conference Compensation
1 Nick Saban Alabama SEC $12,000,000
2 Dabo Swinney Clemson ACC $10,000,000
3 Ed Orgeron LSU SEC $8,500,000
4 James Franklin Penn State Big Ten $8,000,000
5 Kirby Smart Georgia SEC $8,000,000
6 Ryan Day Ohio State Big Ten $8,000,000
7 Jimbo Fisher Texas A&M SEC $8,000,000
8 Brian Kelly Notre Dame Ind $7,500,000
9 Dan Mullen Florida SEC $7,500,000
10 David Shaw Stanford Pac-12 $7,250,000
11 Jeff Brohm Purdue Big Ten $7,000,000
12 Steve Sarkisian Texas Big 12 $7,000,000
13 Lincoln Riley Oklahoma Big 12 $7,000,000
14 Pat Fitzgerald Northwestern Big Ten $6,500,000
15 Jim Harbaugh Michigan Big Ten $6,000,000
16 Mark Stoops Kentucky SEC $6,000,000
17 Kyle Whittingham Utah Pac-12 $6,000,000
18 Bryan Harsin Auburn SEC $6,000,000
19 Gary Patterson TCU Big 12 $6,000,000
20 Chip Kelly UCLA Pac-12 $6,000,000
21 Mike Gundy Oklahoma State Big 12 $6,000,000
22 Mel Tucker Michigan State Big Ten $5,500,000
23 Eliah Drinkwitz Missouri SEC $5,000,000
24 Mack Brown North Carolina ACC $5,000,000
25 Lane Kiffin Mississippi SEC $5,000,000
26 Scott Frost Nebraska Big Ten $5,000,000
27 Kirk Ferentz Iowa Big Ten $5,000,000
28 Mike Leach Mississippi State SEC $5,000,000
29 Clay Helton USC Pac-12 $5,000,000
30 P. J. Fleck Minnesota Big Ten $5,000,000
31 Greg Schiano Rutgers Big Ten $5,000,000
32 Mike Norvell Florida State ACC $5,000,000
33 Mario Cristobal Oregon Pac-12 $5,000,000
34 Paul Chryst Wisconsin Big Ten $5,000,000
35 Chris Klieman Kansas State Big 12 $4,500,000
36 Tom Allen Indiana Big Ten $4,000,000
37 Gus Malzahn UCF AAC $4,000,000
38 Dave Aranda Baylor Big 12 $4,000,000
39 Bret Bielema Illinois Big Ten $4,000,000
40 Bronco Mendenhall Virginia ACC $4,000,000
41 Dana Holgorsen Houston AAC $4,000,000
42 Hugh Freeze Liberty Ind $4,000,000
43 Matt Campbell Iowa State Big 12 $4,000,000
44 Justin Fuente Virginia Tech ACC $4,000,000
45 Scott Satterfield Louisville ACC $4,000,000
46 Neal Brown West Virginia Big 12 $4,000,000
47 Sam Pittman Arkansas SEC $4,000,000
48 Herm Edwards Arizona State Pac-12 $4,000,000
49 Pat Narduzzi Pitt ACC $4,000,000
50 Matt Wells Texas Tech Big 12 $3,600,000
51 Sonny Dykes SMU AAC $3,500,000
52 Justin Wilcox California Pac-12 $3,500,000
53 Jimmy Lake Washington Pac-12 $3,500,000
54 Karl Dorrell Colorado Pac 12 $3,500,000
55 Manny Diaz Miami ACC $3,500,000
56 Dave Doeren NC State ACC $3,500,000
57 Dino Babers Syracuse ACC $3,500,000
58 Mike Locksley Maryland ACC $3,500,000
59 Geoff Collins Georgia Tech ACC $3,200,000
60 Sonny Dykes SMU AAC $3,000,000
61 Troy Calhoun Air Force MWC $3,000,000
62 Jonathan Smith Oregon State Pac-12 $3,000,000
63 David Cutcliffe Duke ACC $3,000,000
64 Ken Niumatalolo Navy AAC $3,000,000
65 Luke Fickell Cincinnati AAC $3,000,000
66 Nick Rolovich Washington State Pac-12 $3,000,000
67 Jeff Hafley Boston College ACC $3,000,000
68 Shane Beamer South Carolina SEC $3,000,000
69 Dave Clawson Wake Forest ACC $2,500,000
70 Jedd Fisch Arizona Pac-12 $2,500,000
71 Rod Carey Temple AAC $2,500,000
72 Jeff Scott South Florida AAC $2,500,000
73 Clark Lea Vanderbilt SEC $2,500,000
74 Jeff Monken Army Ind $2,000,000
75 Ryan Silverfield Memphis AAC $2,000,000
76 Steve Addazio Colorado State MWC $2,000,000
77 Kalen DeBoer Fresno State  MWC $2,000,000
78 Kalani Sitake BYU Ind $2,000,000
79 Seth Littrell North Texas CUSA $2,000,000
80 Willie Fritz Tulane AAC $2,000,000
81 Philip Montgomery Tulsa AAC $2,000,000
82 Jim McElwain Central Michigan MAC $1,800,000
83 Bill Clark UAB CUSA $1,750,000
84 Craig Bohl Wyoming MWC $1,750,000
85 Jason Candle Toledo MAC $1,750,000
86 Andy Avalos Boise State MWC $1,500,000
87 Rick Stockstill Middle Tennessee CUSA $1,500,000
88 Jamey Chadwell Coastal Carolina Sun Belt $1,500,000
89 Marcus Arroyo UNLV MWC $1,500,000
90 Butch Davis Florida International CUSA $1,500,000
91 Mike Bloomgren Rice CUSA $1,500,000
92 Randy Edsall Connecticut AAC $1,500,000
93 Mike Houston East Carolina CUSA $1,500,000
94 Danny Gonzales New Mexico MWC $1,500,000
95 Tyson Helton Western Kentucky CUSA $1,500,000
96 William Taggart Florida Atlantic SEC $1,500,000
97 Brady Hoke San Diego State MWC $1,250,000
98 Billy Napier Louisiana Sun Belt $1,200,000
99 Maurice Linguist Buffalo MAC $1,000,000
100 Butch Jones Arkansas State MWC $1,000,000
101 Shawn Clark Appalachian State SEC $1,000,000
102 Todd Graham Hawaii MWC $1,000,000
103 Shawn Elliott Georgia State Sun Belt $1,000,000
104 Jay Norvell Nevada MWC $1,000,000
105 Chip Lindsey Troy Sun Belt $1,000,000
106 Will Hall Southern Mississippi CUSA $1,000,000
107 Charles Huff Marshall CUSA $1,000,000
108 Will Healy Charlotte CUSA $1,000,000
109 Blake Anderson Utah State Sun Belt $1,000,000
110 Tim Lester Western Michigan MAC $1,000,000
111 Chad Lunsford Georgia Southern Sun Belt $1,000,000
112 Skip Holtz La. Tech CUSA $900,000
113 Brent Brennan San Jose State MWC $850,000
114 Jeff Traylor Texas San Antonio CUSA $800,000
115 Mike Neu Ball State  MAC $800,000
116 Chris Creighton Eastern Michigan MAC $800,000
117 Sean Lewis Kent State MAC $800,000
118 Jake Spavital Texas State Sun Belt $800,000
119 Dana Dimel Texas El Paso CUSA $800,000
120 Tim Albin Ohio MAC $800,000
121 Thomas Hammock Northern Illinois MAC $800,000
122 Ricky Rahne Old Dominion CUSA $750,000
123 Kane Wommack South Alabama Sun Belt $700,000
124 Lance Leipold Buffalo MAC $700,000
125 Chuck Martin Miami (Ohio) MAC $700,000
126 Scott Loeffler Bowling Green MAC $600,000
127 Tom Arth Akron MAC $600,000
128 Terry Bowden La. Monroe Sun Belt $600,000
129 Doug Martin New Mexico State Ind $600,000
130 Walt Bell Massachusetts Ind $600,000
         
    Average FBS Salary   $3,256,154