11 Insanely Overpaid Public Employees

11 Insanely Overpaid Public Employees


2) Basketball Coach

Earnings: $5.75 million a year

Where: University of Louisville


Rick Pitino, the coach of the University of Louisville’s basketball team, not only has a salary higher than the university president’s piddling $1.2 million, but his total pay is also more than the gross profit of the school’s basketball program, which stands at $4.6 million. At 62, he’s the second-highest-paid NCAA Division I men’s basketball coach.

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