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

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