Kalen DeBoer Salary, Contract, Net Worth, and More

What is Washington Huskies head coach Kalen DeBoer's contract and salary with the Pac-12 powerhouse and where does his net worth stack up?

The Washington Huskies have gone through several struggles since Chris Petersen departed, but they appear to have found their coach of the future. Kalen DeBoer already earned his salary with his first year of success, and we break down his contract further below.

Update: After leading Washington to the 2024 College Football National Championship Game, DeBoer was named the Alabama Crimson Tide head coach on Friday, Jan. 12. Once the contract details have been released, this article will be updated with the salary, length, and any incentives listed in the deal to replace Nick Saban in Tuscaloosa.

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Kalen DeBoer’s Salary and Contract in 2023

At Fresno State, DeBoer put together some of the more exciting Bulldogs teams in the program’s history. That success put him on the map for a promotion, and he got that opportunity in 2021.

With the Bulldogs, Kalen DeBoer earned a salary of $1.35 million in 2021. With his initial contract, he received $3.1 million. He signed a 5-year, $16.5 million deal to be the Huskies’ next coach, and receives a $100,000 raise every year.

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Washington went 11-2 in his first season, and the Huskies administration wasted little time giving him a contract extension. In November of 2022, Washington increased his salary to $4.2 million in 2023 and kept the yearly increase of $100,000.

Bonuses help his cause too, as there are a couple of unique incentives in the contract along with plenty of expected incentives. They are listed below:

  • Stay with the program through March 2024 and March 2026: $500,000
  • Head coach as of March 2028: $1 million
  • Pac-12 Coach of the Year: $50,000
  • Pac-12 Championship Game appearance: $50,000
  • Pac-12 Championship Game win: $100,000
  • Non-New Year’s Six bowl game: $75,000
  • New Year’s Six bowl game: $300,000
  • CFP Semifinal appearance: $400,000
  • National Championship Game appearance: $850,000
  • National Championship Game win: $900,000

DeBoer’s already fixed Washington’s issues, and appears to be on track to earn a number of these bonuses during his time with the Huskies.

DeBoer’s Net Worth

One thing that helps coaches add to their net worth is having a great group of assistants. Washington’s administration showed DeBoer that they’re willing to give him what he needs to succeed.

Kalen DeBoer will receive a pool of $7.483 million for the 2023 season. The breakdown for each coach is listed below.

  • Ryan Gruff, Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks Coach: $2 million
  • Scott Huff, Offensive Line Coach: $850,000
  • Nick Sheridan, Tight Ends Coach: $508,000
  • Lee Marks, Running Backs Coach: $425,000
  • William Ingle, Co-Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers Coach: $725,000
  • Chuck Morrell, Co-Defensive Coordinator/Safeties Coach: $725,000
  • Eric Schmidt, Edge Coach: $575,000
  • Inoke Breckterfield, Defensive Line Coach: $575,000
  • Juice Brown, Cornerbacks Coach: $300,000

The assistant coaches also receive bonuses for various academic and athletic achievements. Incentive include:

  • APR performance: ($2,000 to $5,000)
  • Pac-12 Champion Game appearance: $10,000
  • Pac-12 Championship Game win: $15,000
  • Non-New Year’s Six bowl game: $15,000
  • New Year’s Six bowl game: $25,000
  • CFP Semifinal appearance: $40,000
  • National Championship Game appearance: $$60,000
  • National Championship Game win: $70,000

It’s nice to see Kalen DeBoer not only pay attention to the salary of each assistant but also provide incentives for team success. Washington’s in great hands with him running the show and the assistants are also taken care of, which helps the chemistry of the entire program.

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