Bill Belichick Second Only to Phil Jackson in Salary Among American Pro Sports Coaches

Bill Belichick Second Only to Phil Jackson in Salary Among American Pro Sports Coaches Patriots head coach Bill Belichick ranks second on Forbes’ list of the highest-paid coaches in American professional sports.

While Belichick is at the top among NFL coaches with a salary of $7.5 million per year, he is far behind the overall leader. Lakers head coach Phil Jackson, with 10 NBA titles on his resume, ranks No. 1, earning $10.3 million per season.

Rounding out the top five are the Redskins’ Mike Shanahan, the Seahawks’ Pete Carroll and the Charlotte Bobcats’ Larry Brown, all listed at $7 million per year.

Belichick joined the Patriots organization in 2000, and has won three Super Bowls with the team. He has a .617 winning percentage and is reportedly under contract until 2013.

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