The Average Salary of Oklahoma State Football Coaches
Other People Are Reading Current Staff The Oklahoma State football program's salary for all of its coaches topped $4 million dollars according to a 2010 article by Tulsa World. The official number is listed at $4.46 million dollars; the previous number was a michael kors bags sale pproximately $3.94 million dollars in 2009. Head coach Mike Gundy earned close to $2 million dollars in 2010 a michael kors bags sale nd is scheduled to make more than $2 million dollar michael kors bags sale s in 2011.
The Breakdown Oklahoma State football coaches, includi michael kors bags sale ng assistant coaches and coordinators, earn six figure salaries as of 2011. As listed in a 2011 Tulsa World article, defensive coordinator Bill Young earns $400,000, special teams and associate head coach Joe DeForest also earns $400,000 and new offensive coordinator Todd Monken earns $400,000. Position coaches such as offensive line coach Joe Wickline, receivers coach Doug Meacham and linebackers coach Glenn Spencer earn $325,000, $235,000 and $225,000 respectively.
Assistant Coaches Comparison Assistant coaches at Oklahoma State are among the highest paid in the country. In an August 2007 article for ESPN, head coach Mike Gundy stated that the school may pay more to its assistant coaches than any other school in the michael kors bags sale country. However, the article demonstrates that salaries for Oklahoma State assistant coaches are comparable to assistant coaches at other Division I schools. Florida State assistant Jimbo Fisher signed a three-year contract at $215,000 each year in 2007 while Texas paid offensive coordinator Greg Davis more than $350,000 annually as of 2007. Pr michael kors bags sale ior to Larry Fedora's $393,000 annual salary in 2007, Oklahoma State had never paid an assistant c michael kors bags sale oach or coordinator more than $360,000 in a year.
Head Coach Comparison Head coach Mike Gundy is the highest paid coach of any coach in Oklahoma State history, at time of writing. On average, he earns a higher salary than the university president does. Gundy's predecessor, Les Miles also earned a million dollar salary, more than the school's president. The median salary for head football coaches is $1.4 million dollars according to a June 2011 article for Footballscoop. Moreover, Oklahoma State is among the top 10 highest-earning athletic programs in the nation as of 2010.