The Highest Paid Public Employees

POSTED BY MARTIN KICH

According to an article written by Evan Comen, Thomas C. Frolich, and Michael B. Sauter for 24/7 Wall St., the highest paid public employee in 39 of the 50 states is either a football coach or a men’s basketball coach.

 

  1. Alabama
    > Highest paid employee: Nick Saban
    > Position:College football coach
    > Salary: $7.09 million
  1. Alaska
    > Highest paid employee: Keith Meyer
    > Position:President, Alaska Gasline Development Corporation
    > Salary: $550,000
  1. Arizona
    > Highest paid employee: Sean Miller
    > Position:College basketball coach
    > Salary: $4.95 million
  1. Arkansas
    > Highest paid employee: Bret Bielema
    > Position:College football coach
    > Salary: $3.96 million
  1. California
    > Highest paid employee: Jim Mora
    > Position:College football coach
    > Salary: $3.35 million
  1. Colorado
    > Highest paid employee: Mike MacIntyre
    > Position:College football coach
    > Salary: $2.01 million
  1. Connecticut
    > Highest paid employee: Kevin Ollie
    > Position:College basketball coach
    > Salary: $3.10 million
  1. Delaware
    > Highest paid employee: Mark Holodick
    > Position:Superintendent of Brandywine School District
    > Salary: $246,072
  1. Florida
    > Highest paid employee: Jimbo Fisher
    > Position:College football coach
    > Salary: $5.15 million
  1. Georgia
    > Highest paid employee: Kirby Smart
    > Position:College football coach
    > Salary: $3.75 million
  1. Hawaii
    > Highest paid employee: David Engle
    > Position:Neurosurgeon
    > Salary: $786,000
  1. Idaho
    > Highest paid employee: Bryan Harsin
    > Position:College football coach
    > Salary: $1.10 million
  1. Illinois
    > Highest paid employee: Lovie Smith
    > Position:College football coach
    > Salary: $2.00 million 
  1. Indiana
    > Highest paid employee: Tom Crean
    > Position:College basketball coach
    > Salary: $3.15 million
  1. Iowa
    > Highest paid employee: Kirk Ferentz
    > Position:College football coach
    > Salary: $4.08 million
  1. Kansas
    > Highest paid employee: Bill Self
    > Position:College basketball coach
    > Salary: $4.94 million
  1. Kentucky
    > Highest paid employee: John Calipari
    > Position:College basketball coach
    > Salary: $6.88 million
  1. Louisiana
    > Highest paid employee: Les Miles
    > Position:College football coach
    > Salary: $4.39 million
  1. Maine
    > Highest paid employee: James H. Page
    > Position:Chancellor of University of Maine System
    > Salary: $277,500
  1. Maryland
    > Highest paid employee: Mark Turgeon
    > Position:College basketball coach
    > Salary: $2.37 million
  1. Massachusetts
    > Highest paid employee: Derek Kellogg
    > Position:College basketball coach
    > Salary: $994,000
  1. Michigan
    > Highest paid employee: Jim Harbaugh
    > Position:College football coach
    > Salary: $7.00 million
  1. Minnesota
    > Highest paid employee: Richard Pitino
    > Position:College basketball coach
    > Salary: $1.60 million
  1. Mississippi
    > Highest paid employee: Hugh Freeze
    > Position:College football coach
    > Salary: $4.31 million
  1. Missouri
    > Highest paid employee: Barry Odom
    > Position:College football coach
    > Salary: $2.35 million
  1. Montana
    > Highest paid employee: Clay Christian
    > Position:Commissioner of higher education
    > Salary: $309,207
  1. Nebraska
    > Highest paid employee: Mike Riley
    > Position:College football coach
    > Salary: $2.70 million
  1. Nevada
    > Highest paid employee: Kayvan Khiabani
    > Position:Professor of surgery
    > Salary: $987,638
  1. New Hampshire
    > Highest paid employee: Mark Huddleston
    > Position:College president
    > Salary: $492,800
  1. New Jersey
    > Highest paid employee: Chris Ash
    > Position:College football coach
    > Salary: $2.00 million
  1. New Mexico
    > Highest paid employee: Craig Neal
    > Position:College basketball coach
    > Salary: $950,000
  1. New York
    > Highest paid employee: Lewis Pasternak
    > Position:Anesthesiologist and CEO of Stony Brook University Hospital
    > Salary: $673,596
  1. North Carolina
    > Highest paid employee: Mark Gottfried
    > Position:College basketball coach
    > Salary: $2.48 million
  1. North Dakota
    > Highest paid employee: Joshua Wynne
    > Position:Vice President for Health Affairs & Dean of the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences
    > Salary: $674,587
  1. Ohio
    > Highest paid employee: Urban Meyer
    > Position:College football coach
    > Salary: $5.86 million
  1. Oklahoma
    > Highest paid employee: Robert Stoops
    > Position:College football coach
    > Salary: $5.86 million
  1. Oregon
    > Highest paid employee: Mark Helfrich
    > Position:College football coach
    > Salary: $3.15 million 
  1. Pennsylvania
    > Highest paid employee: James Franklin
    > Position:College football coach
    > Salary: $4.40 million
  1. Rhode Island
    > Highest paid employee: Dan Hurley
    > Position:College basketball coach
    > Salary: $990,417
  1. South Carolina
    > Highest paid employee: Will Muschamp
    > Position:College football coach
    > Salary: $3.00 million
  1. South Dakota
    > Highest paid employee: Mary Nettleman
    > Position:Dean of the University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine
    > Salary: $577,650
  1. Tennessee
    > Highest paid employee: Butch Jones
    > Position:College football coach
    > Salary: $3.63 million
  1. Texas
    > Highest paid employee: Charlie Strong
    > Position:College football coach
    > Salary: $5.16 million
  1. Utah
    > Highest paid employee: Kyle Whittingham
    > Position:College football coach
    > Salary: $2.71 million
  1. Vermont
    > Highest paid employee: Frederick C. Morin III
    > Position:Dean of the College of Medicine at the University of Vermont
    > Salary: $559,644
  1. Virginia
    > Highest paid employee: Bronco Mendenhall
    > Position:College football coach
    > Salary: $3.25 million
  1. Washington
    > Highest paid employee: Chris Petersen
    > Position:College football coach
    > Salary: $3.40 million
  1. West Virginia
    > Highest paid employee: Bob Huggins
    > Position:College basketball coach
    > Salary: $3.34 million
  1. Wisconsin
    > Highest paid employee: Paul Chryst
    > Position:College football coach
    > Salary: $2.30 million
  1. Wyoming
    > Highest paid employee: Craig Bohle
    > Position:College football coach
    > Salary: $850,000

 

The complete article, which includes more specific details on each employee and his or her compensation, is available at: http://247wallst.com/special-report/2016/09/20/the-highest-paid-public-employee-in-every-state/.

 

 

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