Thursday, October 26, 2017

What's the Average Salary of a Big Ten College Football Coach in 2017?

Do you know what the average salary of a Big Ten football coach is in 2017?  The Big Ten is certainly one of the most powerful and highest paying college football conferences in 2017.



But what does the average Big Ten college football coach make in 2017? To answer that question here are all the salaries of each of the 14 college football head coaches in the Big Ten in 2017.

The highest paid Big Ten college football coach in 2017 is Jim Harbaugh who will make $9 million if he completes the 2017 season. Harbaugh is making $7 million this season plus he gets an additional $2 million in a life insurance annuity if he completes this season as the team's head coach.

The lowest paid Big Ten college football coach in 2017 is Tom Allen at Indiana who is making just $1.82 million. The average salary of a Big Ten college football coach is reached by simply adding up all the salaries of the head coaches and dividing by 14. The answer is right below the list of how much each Big Ten college football coach is making this year. 
 

Big Ten College Football Head Coaching Salaries for 2017


1. Jim Harbaugh  (Michigan) - $9 million (includes $2 million life insurance premium)


2. Urban Meyer (Ohio State) - $6.1 million


T-3. James Franklin (Penn State) - $4.5 million


T-3. Kirk Ferentz (Iowa) - $4.5 million


5. Mark Dantonio (Michigan State) - $4.3 million


6. P.J. Fleck (Minnesota) - $3.5 million


7. Pat Fitzgerald (Northwestern) - $3.35 million


8. Jeff Brohm (Purdue) - $3.3 million


9. Paul Chryst (Wisconsin) - $3.2 million


10. Lovie Smith (Illinois) - $3 million


11. Mike Riley (Nebraska) - $2.9 million


12. D.J. Durkin (Maryland) - $2.462 million


13. Chris Ash (Rutgers) - $2.1 million


14. Tom Allen (Indiana) - $1.82 million


What's the Average Salary of a Big Ten College Football Coach in 2017?

  • $3.86 million

The average salary of a Big Ten College Football head coach is $3.86 million in 2017. Not bad money if you can get it considering the average salary of a United States worker in 2017 is $44,668.

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