NBA player salaries are widely cited throughout the offseason, particularly as free agency opens, and during the season as players underperform or sign new contracts.
But what about coaches’ salaries?
What Is an NBA Coach Salary? How Much Do NBA Coaches Make?
The minimum salary for an NBA head coach is approximately $2 million. However, most coaches earn significantly more, as evidenced by Sportico’s 2021 article of the highest-paid coaches in U.S. sports, seven of whom roam NBA sidelines.
|1||Gregg Popovich||SAS||$11.5 Million|
|2||Steve Kerr||GSW||$9.5 Million|
|T3||Doc Rivers||PHI||$8.5 Million|
|T3||Erik Spoelstra||MIA||$8.5 Million|
|T5||Mike Budenholzer||MIL||$8 Million|
|T5||Nick Nurse||TOR||$8 Million|
|T5||Steve Nash (recently fired)||BKN||$8 Million|
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