Reports: Coach K compensated nearly $10 million in 2011
Posted May 15, 2013
Durham, N.C. — Duke head basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski earned nearly $10 million in the 2011-12 season, according to a report released by the USA Today earlier this week.
According to the report, Krzyzewski was paid just under $2 million in base salary, earned over $5.5 million in bonuses and incentives, netted nearly $2 million in retirement and deferred compensation plus brought in over $50,000 in “other reportable compensation” and nearly $20,000 in “non-taxable benefits”.
All told, the earnings added up to almost $9.7 million. The USA Today reported that Coach K made over $7.2 million in 2010 and nearly $4.7 in 2009.
A similar report by the Triangle Business Journal stated that the roughly $7.7 million Krzyzewski earned in salary and bonuses 2011 was “more than triple any other employee at the university or affiliated healthcare system.” The report continued to say that Duke head football coach David Cutcliffe earned $1.7 million in salary and bonus compensation in 2011.
The USA Today report listed Kentucky’s John Calipari as earning $5.4 million for the 2012-13 season before bonuses. Tops among football coaches was Alabama’s Nick Saban at $5.5 million for the 2012 season.
According to the most updated salary database provided by the USA Today, NC State head coach Mark Gottfried’s total pay sits at $1.95 million with $1.3 million more in additional bonus opportunities. UNC’s Roy Williams follows closely behind at $1.77 million with a max bonus of $111,312.