Most of this comes from public records. Some of the numbers on private schools come from media reports, if any are out there at all. I used USA Today's database as little as possible. We're talking base salary, unless otherwise indicated.
Bill Blankenship, Tulsa: Believed to be $800,000.
Rick Stockstill, Middle Tennessee: $700,000 (approximately).
Todd Monken, Southern Miss -- $700,000. $425,000 for
coaching, $275,000 for media
David Bailiff, Rice: Believed to be $608,000.
Doc Holliday, Marshall: $600,000
Skip Holtz, La Tech: $500,000. But Holtz still gets money
from South Florida as well, so this is about half of what he’ll report to the
Ron Turner, FIU, $500,000. Some outlets report $700,000, but
his contract says a base of $500,000 and the likely bonuses don’t add up to
Garrick McGee, Alabama-Birmingham: $500,000
Curtis Johnson, Tulane: N/A. One site says $500,000.
Dan McCarney, North Texas: $475,000
Carl Pelini, FAU: $472,500
Ruffin McNeil, East Carolina: $400,000
Sean Kugler, UTEP: $280,000
Brad Lambert, Charlotte: $253,000
Larry Coker, Texas-San Antonio: $232,000
Bobby Wilder, Old Dominion: $200,000 (but his contract runs
through 2021 and other income streams raise his money water level easily to
Jeff Compher, East Carolina: $415,000
Pete Garcia, FIU: $362,527.
Brian Mackin, UAB: $302,000
Rick Villareal, North Texas: $300,000
Mike Hamrick, Marshall: $258,000
Judy Rose, Charlotte: $250,000
Dr. Camden Wood Selig, Old Dominion: $250,000
Bob Stull, UTEP: $241,060
Patrick Chun, FAU: $235,000
Lynn Hickey, Texas-San Antonio: $215,000
Chris Massaro, Middle Tennessee State: $210,715
Bill McGillis, Southern Mississippi: Just hired.
Tommy McClelland, Louisiana Tech: Just hired.
Rick Mello, Rice: The former FIU athletic director is Rice’s
interim AD after Rick Greenspan left at the end of June.
Rick Dickson, Tulane: Couldn't be reliably estimated
Derrick Gragg, Tulsa: Couldn't be reliably estimated