Big Salaries for Athletic Conference Commissioners

January 11, 2016

Commissioners of top athletic conferences are seeing increasing paychecks, The Washington Post reported. The Post analyzed commissioner pay in the Power Five conferences: the Atlantic Coast, Big Ten, Big 12, Southeastern and Pacific-12 conferences. In the past 10 years, average pay for those conferences' commissioners has gone up from $541,000 to $2.58 million.

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