NHL Head Coaches Salaries 2021

If you have ever thought about, how much an NHL head coach gets paid? then you have come to the right place, However, information is not easy to obtain, as the NHL head coaches salaries are not publicly released. The primary source of salary information for NHL coaches comes from local reporters.

The pay of a coach is fixed and, if they get fired, they will still be paying out of the deal. The average salary for NHL head coaches varies from $1 million to $6 million annually. Salaries for experienced assistant coaches, who have had some head coaching experience, range between $500,000 and $700,000.

NHL Head Coaches Salaries 2021

NFL TeamCoachSalary
Anaheim DucksDallas EakinsN/A
Arizona CoyotesRick Tocchet$1.5 million/year
Boston BruinsBruce Cassidy$3 million/year
Buffalo SabresRalph Krueger$4 million/year
Calgary FlamesGeoff Ward$900,000/year
Carolina HurricanesRod Brind’AmourN/A
Chicago BlackhawksJeremy Colliton$1.5 million/year
Colorado AvalancheJared BednarN/A
Columbus Blue JacketsJohn Tortorella$2.5 million/year
Dallas StarsRick BownessN/A
Detroit Red WingsJeff Blashill$800,000/year
Edmonton OilersDave Tippett$2.75 to $3.0/year
Florida PanthersJoel Quenneville$5.25 million / year
Los Angeles KingsTodd McLellan$5 million/year
Minnesota WildDean EvasonN/A
Montreal CanadiensClaude Julien$5 million per year
Nashville PredatorsJohn HynesN/A
New Jersey DevilsAlain NasreddineN/A
New York IslandersBarry Trotz$4 million/year
New York RangersDavid Quinn$2.4 million/year
Ottawa SenatorsDJ SmithN/A
Philadelphia FlyersAlain Vigneault$5 million/year
Pittsburgh PenguinsMike SullivanN/A
San Jose SharksBob BoughnerN/A
St. Louis BluesCraig BerubeN/A
Tampa Bay LightningJon Cooper$3.5-4 million/year
Toronto Maple LeafsSheldon KeefeN/A
Vancouver CanucksTravis Green$1 million/year
Vegas Golden KnightsPeter DeBoerN/A
Washington CapitalsPeter Laviolette$4.9 million/year
Winnipeg JetsPaul Maurice$3 million/year

The NFL coach’s pay comes under a guaranteed contract. For Example, if a coach signs a deal for four years, they will be paid for the entire four years of the contract even if they get fired midway or even after a month. CHECK: NFL Commentators Salaries

There have been several times where a coach has been fired from a team and recruited by another team. This doesn’t necessarily mean they’re going to be paid twice. The team will need to request permission to speak to the coach who was fired because they are now under contract with the other team.

The wage paid to an NHL coach varies from around $1 million to $6 million, with an average of $2.5 million to $3.0 million. 

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