Georgia Southern football coach had highest college salary in 2020
In 2020, Georgia Southern University had just over 7,100 employees on its payroll. Topping the payout list is head football coach Chad Lunsford with a salary of $ 706,000. Lunsford is entering his fourth full season as head of the Eagles football program in 2021. He previously served as an assistant and interim head coach at GSU.
University president Kyle Marrero is second on the list with $ 444,700.
The Savannah Morning News pulled the Georgia Southern District employee salary data for 2020 from the Open Georgia website at open.georgia.gov. In addition to educational staff, the list includes, among others, school maintenance workers and catering staff.
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Twenty employees won between $ 200,000 and just over $ 300,000, including three vice-presidents, a provost, a chief hospital administrator and men’s basketball head coach Mark Byington.
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Just over 300 employees (319 or 4.5%) earned between $ 100,000 and $ 200,000, including many professors, associate and associate professors and supervisors.
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Over 1,200 employees (1,225 or 17.6%) earned between $ 50,000 and $ 100,000, including many professors, associate and associate professors and supervisors.
Over 40% of GSU employees are students – like graduate labs or teaching assistants – with salaries ranging from a few hundred dollars up to three student interns who earned just over $ 25. $ 000. Almost 3,100 (3,092 or 43.5%) of the 7,104 university employees are listed as unnamed “student employees”.
Barbara Augsdorfer is an education and nonprofit reporter for the Savannah Morning News. Contact her at [email protected] or on Twitter @ Babs7983.