High school football season is well underway in the Lone Star State. Along the sidelines beneath those Friday night lights are some of the most well-paid people in high school education: the head coaches.
A new report by the Fort Worth Star-Telegram surveyed every Texas school district with a high school football program, in an attempt to determine how high school football coaches are paid.
Matthew Martinez says the average pay for a 5A or 6A high school football coach is $98,700.
What you’ll hear in this segment:
-How much Texas high school football coaches make on average in comparison to Texas principals and teachers
-Who some of the highest-paid coaches are, and where they coach
-How to look up the salary of your local high school’s football coach
Written by Rachel Zein.