Dabo Swinney ranked #12 in CFB coaches' salary


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USA Today released its annual survey of college football coaches' salaries on Wednesday morning and Dabo Swinney was ranked as having the #12th highest salary in the nation at $4,417,500.

Swinney's total pay from the school is $4,422,700 with a max bonus of $1,725,00. Not bad money if you can get it.

Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh is the highest paid coach in America at $9,004,000 bucks. The rest of the Top 10 include Nick Saban ($6.94 million), Urban Meyer ($6.09 million), Bob Stoops ($5.55 million), Jimbo Fisher ($5.25 million), Charlie Strong ($5.20 million), Kevin Sumlin ($5 million), Gus Malzahn ($4.72 million), Hugh Freeze ($4.50 million), and Kirk Ferentz (4.50 million).

In-state rivalry coach Will Muschamp from South Carolina was ranked #35 with a salary of $3,002,500.

36 coaches are making at least three million this season which is up from just nine in 2011.

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