Final Four 2017: Oregon's Dana Altman highest-paid of last four coaches standing

There are four teams left in the NCAA Tournament field, with only one coach -- Oregon’s Dana Altman -- who ranks in the top 15 among the highest-paid coaches in the country.

The list of salaries was published by USA Today on Wednesday. It is highlighted by some familiar names at the top, and all five of the highest-paid coaches have a national championship to their name.

According to the data, Rick Pitino and John Calipari top the list with a total combined salary of more than $15 million -- the only coaches who make more than $7 million annually. They have three national titles between them, with Pitino holding two of those.

Behind Pitino and Calipari is Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski, Kansas’ Bill Self and Michigan State’s Tom Izzo. Coach K has five national championships. Self and Izzo each have one national title to their name.

The total coaching salary for the entire NCAA Tournament field this year? A whopping $110 million. 

Below is the updated annual salaries for the top 15 coaches. You can view the entire list from USA Today by clicking here.

School

Name

Total Pay

Louisville

Rick Pitino

$7,769,200

Kentucky

John Calipari

$7,435,376

Duke

Mike Krzyzewski

$5,550,475

Kansas

Bill Self

$4,932,626

Michigan State

Tom Izzo

$4,251,751

West Virginia

Bob Huggins

$3,590,000

Michigan

John Beilein

$3,370,000

Wichita State

Gregg Marshall

$3,035,500

Baylor 

Scott Drew

$2,818,811

Virginia Tech

Buzz Williams

$2,655,000

Oregon

Dana Altman

$2,651,000

UCLA

Steve Alford

$2,644,000

Arizona

Sean Miller

$2,610,000

Maryland

Mark Turgeon

$2,577,054

Villanova

Jay Wright

$2,540,958

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