Who is the Highest Paid Coach in the NFL?
Team revenues in the NFL increase every year which means a nice payday for the coaches that lead each NFL franchises. NFL Coaches salaries are on the rise. Sean McVay parlayed a Super Bowl championship and the threat of retirement into a new contract that likely makes him the highest paid head coach in NFL history. Let’s check out the rest of the top 10 highest paid NFL coaches in 2022.
Also: How about the lowest paid NFL coaches?
Sean McVay, Los Angeles Rams – $18 million
There’s no better addition to your resume than a Super Bowl Championship.
Bill Belichick, New England Patriots – $12.5 million
No longer the highest paid coach in the NFL. And the Patriots have gotten a great return on their investment.
Pete Carroll, Seattle Seahawks – $11 million
Just when you think his career is nearing the end, Geno Smith might help get Carroll an extension.
Kyle Shanahan, San Francisco 49ers – $9.5 million
Some coach’s agents will use this contract to get their more successful clients a raise.
John Harbaugh, Baltimore Ravens – $9 million
Harbaugh has provided a solid return to the Ravens and shows no signs of slowing down.
Frank Reich, Indianapolis Colts – $9 million
Reich is one of the highest paid coaches in the NFL, but on the NFL hot seat.
Matt Rhule, (former) Carolina Panthers – $8.5 million
The Panthers fired Rhule, but he leaves owed the remainder of this contract — nearly 40 million dollars.
Mike Tomlin, Pittsburgh Steelers – $8 million
No surprise one of the longest tenured coaches in the NFL is also one of the highest paid coaches.
Andy Reid, Kansas City Chiefs – $8 million
Why is he not higher on this list?
Sean McDermott, Buffalo Bills – $8 million
A Super Bowl ring and McDermott might shoot to the top of this list.
*salaries are approximate
**unknown NFL coaches salaries:
Mike Vrabel, Tennessee Titans
Brandon Staley, Los Angeles Chargers
Dan Campbell, Detroit Lions
Arthur Smith, Atlanta Falcons
Todd Bowles, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Dennis Allen, New Orleans Saints
Doug Pederson, Jacksonville Jaguars
Josh McDaniels, Las Vegas Raiders
Mike McDaniel, Miami Dolphins
Kevin O’Connell, Minnesota Vikings
Matt Eberflus, Chicago Bears
Brian Daboll, New York Giants
Lovie Smith, Houston Texans