10 highest-paid government employees in Arizona – AZ Big Media

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Herm Edwards, head football coach at Arizona State University, is Arizona’s high-paid public employee with an annual salary of $3,500,000.

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10 highest-paid government employees in Arizona

Here are the 10 highest-paid government employees in Arizona, based on salaries paid by government employers during the 2020 fiscal year (mid-2019 to mid-2020):

1. Herman Edwards, $3,500,000

Job: Head football coach at ASU

2. Sean Miller, $2,400,000

Job: Head men’s basketball coach at the University of Arizona

3. Bobby Hurley, $2,200,000

Job: Head men’s basketball coach at ASU

4. Kevin Sumlin, $1,100,000

Job: Head football coach at UArizona

5. Michael Dake, $875,000

Job: Senior vice president of health sciences at UArizona at UArizona

6. Raymond Anderson, $800,000

Job: Vice president of athletics at ASU

7. Michael Crow, $714,150

Job: President of ASU

8. Antonio Pierce, $700,000

Job: Assistant football coach at ASU

9. Robert Robbins, $698,625

Job: President of UArizona

10. David Heeke, $650,000

Job: Vice president and director of athletics at UArizona

Highest-paid woman: Charli Turner, $577,500

Job: Head women’s basketball coach at ASU