Median salary for head coaches is nearly $1.4 million
- Published: Thursday, 16 June 2011 09:06
- by Administrator
In 2010, the total revenue generated by twenty-two D1 athletic departments outweighed their total expenditures.
The total revenue comes in a variety of ways including media rights contracts, ticket sales, and donations. In 2009, only fourteen athletic departments reported making money.
The median total generated revenue for D1 athletic departments was $48,298,000. The median total expenses were $46,688,000.
Oregon’s total revenue for 2009-10 was $122,394,483. Their total expenses were $77,856,232. Therefore, the Ducks made $41,853,109.
According to USA Today, the top 10 athletic departments with the highest profit were:
Alabama ($26 million)
Penn State ($18 million)
Michigan ($17 million)
Oklahoma State ($16 million)
Iowa ($13 million)
Texas ($13 million)
Oklahoma ($10 million)
Georgia ($9 million)
LSU ($8 million)
The other athletic departments that made money include Kansas State, Florida, Texas A&M, Arkansas, Purdue, Michigan State, Nebraska, West Virginia, Indiana, Virginia Tech, Ohio State, and Washington.