Ranking SEC Coach Salaries By Pay Per Win

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    Butch Jones

    Butch Jones received a nice raise and extension today, going from a base salary of $3 million to $3.6 million – a bump of $100,000 for each of Tennessee’s six wins this season. That salary would rank 6th among SEC coaches in 2014, ahead of Gary Pinkel, Bret Bielema, Mark Richt and Dan Mullen, to name a few.

    Coaches are ultimately paid to win games – here’s how much each SEC head coach made per win based on their 2014 base salaries. These numbers don’t account for bowl bonuses and are strictly referencing base salaries as reported by USA Today.

    1. Kevin Sumlin – $715,142 per win, $5,006,000 base salary

    2. Steve Spurrier – $669,483 per win, $4,016,900 base salary

    3. Nick Saban – $596,682 per win, $7,160,187 base salary

    4. Les Miles – $546,197 per win, $4,369,582 base salary

    5. Mark Stoops – $540,320 per win, $2,701,600 base salary

    6. Bret Bielema – $535,666 per win, $3,214,000 base salary

    7. Butch Jones – $493,333 per win, $2,960,000 base salary

    8. Gus Malzahn – $481,812 per win, $3,854,500 base salary

    9. Will Muschamp –$455,166 per win, $2,731,000 base salary

    10. Mark Richt – $368,222 per win, $3,314,000 base salary

    11. Gary Pinkel – $340,000 per win, $3,400,000 base salary

    12. Hugh Freeeze – $335,333 per win, $3,018,000 base salary

    13. Dan Mullen – $300,000 per win, $3,000,000 base salary