Big Ten football coaches’ salaries ranked highest to lowest

By Gabby Hajduk, Sports Editor

No.1, Jim Harbaugh: $8,036,179

University of Michigan

No. 2, James Franklin: $6,700,000* (scheduled pay)

Penn State

No. 3, Ryan Day: $5,651,694

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    Ohio State University

    No. 4, Pat Fitzgerald: $5,218,658

    Northwestern University

    No. 5, Mel Tucker: $5,057,250

    Michigan State University

    No. 6, Scott Frost: $4,833,333

    University of Nebraska

    No. 7, Jeff Brohm: $4,800,000* (scheduled pay)

    Purdue University

    No. 8, Kirk Ferentz: $4,670,750

    University of Iowa

    No. 9, P.J. Fleck: $4,281,680

    University of Minnesota

    No. 10, Paul Chryst: $3,983,750

    University of Wisconsin

    No. 11, Lovie Smith: $3,800,000

    University of Illinois

    No. 12, Tom Allen: $3,770,000

    Indiana University

    No. 13, Greg Schiano: $3,763,336

    Rutgers University

    No. 14, Mike Locksley: $2,474,750

    University of Maryland

    *There was no total pay data for James Franklin and Jeff Brohm.

    Source: USA Today