Highest Paid Public Employees
This is a map of the highest paid public employees in the United States.
Based on data drawn from media reports and state salary databases, the ranks of the highest-paid active public employees include 27 football coaches, 13 basketball coaches, and 11 audacious people who aren’t even in charge of a team!
Are your hard-earned tax dollars paying these coaches?
Probably not. The bulk of this coaching money—especially at the big football schools—is paid out of the revenue that the teams generate.