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Guerrero highest-paid public school AD in Pac-12

School Name School Pay Other Pay Total Pay Max Bonus
UCLA Dan Guerrero $715,211 $0 $715,211 $75,000
Cal Sandy Barbour $576,931 $25,000 $601,931 $271,004
Arizona Greg Byrne $600,000 $0 $600,000 $338,462
Oregon State Bob De Carolis $562,376 $0 $562,376 $50,000
Washington Scott Woodward $553,000 $0 $553,000 $0
Oregon Rob Mullens $500,000 $0 $500,000 $150,000
WSU Bill Moos $455,000 $2,000 $457,000 $107,501
Utah Chris Hill $450,000 $0 $450,000 $0
ASU Steve Patterson $365,000 $0 $365,000 $182,500
Colorado Mike Bohn $306,640 $3,500 $310,140 $154,000

No salaries available for Stanford’s Bernard Muir or USC’s Pat Haden since private schools aren’t bound by the same disclosure laws. All figures from USA Today.

The numbers skew after bonuses, as both Cal’s Sandy Barbour and Arizona’s Greg Byrne can max out above Guerrero at $872,935 and $938,462, respectively. Guerrero ranks 18th in the FBS in total pay.

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