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Analysis: Blackburn College posts 32nd highest gender pay gap for head coaches in Illinois

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By LGIS Newsfeed | Nov 19, 2018

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Men’s head coach salaries at Blackburn College outpaced women’s team coaches by 20 percent, according to a South Central Reporter analysis of recent U.S. Department of Education data.

Male head coaches at the university earn an average of $41,723, while female head coaches’ annual pay is $34,716. 

The U.S. Department of Education’s office of postsecondary education collects athletics data annually from all institutions with intercollegiate athletics programs that receive funding through federal financial aid programs. Data for 2016 – the latest year available – includes more than 2,000 schools nationwide.

A total of 96 universities and colleges in Illinois paid salaries to both men’s and women’s head coaches in 2016.

Gender pay gap for head coaches at Illinois schools

RankSchoolDivisionTotal UndergraduatesMen's Team Average Annual Institutional Salary per FTEWomen's Team Average Annual Institutional Salary per FTEHow Much More Do Men's Coaches Earn, on Average?
1Northwestern UniversityNCAA Division I-FBS8,249$824,724$202,206307.86%
2University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignNCAA Division I-FBS32,126$740,045$181,452307.85%
3Bradley UniversityNCAA Division I without football4,278$272,144$90,123201.97%
4Northern Illinois UniversityNCAA Division I-FBS12,323$195,957$84,831131.00%
5Illinois State UniversityNCAA Division I-FCS17,420$197,184$96,034105.33%
6Loyola University ChicagoNCAA Division I without football10,261$166,621$83,71399.04%
7DePaul UniversityNCAA Division I without football13,126$422,068$224,72187.82%
8Eureka CollegeNCAA Division III with football644$41,972$24,48971.39%
9Southwestern Illinois CollegeNJCAA Division I3,860$43,300$25,44470.18%
10North Central CollegeNCAA Division III with football2,534$73,480$47,46154.82%
11Western Illinois UniversityNCAA Division I-FCS7,482$105,676$70,66449.55%
12Olney Central CollegeNJCAA Division I479$55,193$37,10548.75%
13City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X CollegeNJCAA Division I2,420$56,000$38,19646.61%
14University of Illinois at ChicagoNCAA Division I without football16,408$124,683$89,10239.93%
15Southern Illinois University-CarbondaleNCAA Division I-FCS10,509$114,651$82,11439.62%
16Augustana CollegeNCAA Division III with football2,514$84,365$60,43639.59%
17North Park UniversityNCAA Division III with football1,884$72,486$52,77037.36%
18Oakton Community CollegeNJCAA Division II2,596$33,546$25,32432.47%
19Shawnee Community CollegeNJCAA Division I739$41,368$31,37831.84%
20City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright CollegeNJCAA Division II3,149$28,800$22,00030.91%
21Concordia University-ChicagoNCAA Division III with football1,355$61,570$47,85128.67%
22Elgin Community CollegeNJCAA Division III3,008$19,285$15,16227.19%
23McKendree UniversityNCAA Division II with football1,820$63,241$49,79627.00%
24Trinity International University-IllinoisNAIA Division I631$58,303$46,26826.01%
25Sauk Valley Community CollegeNJCAA Division I792$28,133$22,59024.54%
26Quincy UniversityNCAA Division II with football1,035$46,465$37,33724.45%
27MacMurray CollegeNCAA Division III with football531$45,884$37,26423.13%
28Judson UniversityNAIA Division I786$46,240$37,56923.08%
29Lincoln Trail CollegeNJCAA Division I386$44,459$36,52521.72%
30Dominican UniversityNCAA Division III without football2,101$57,052$47,33520.53%
31Illinois CollegeNCAA Division III with football949$54,607$45,37520.35%
32Blackburn CollegeNCAA Division III without football569$41,723$34,71620.18%
33University of St FrancisNAIA Division II1,320$55,386$46,21519.84%
34Lewis UniversityNCAA Division II without football3,741$66,467$55,81419.09%
35Kaskaskia CollegeNJCAA Division I1,233$33,560$28,22218.91%
36Rockford UniversityNCAA Division III with football909$42,340$35,62218.86%
37Southern Illinois University-EdwardsvilleNCAA Division I without football9,883$84,177$71,99216.93%
38Wabash Valley CollegeNJCAA Division I464$46,813$40,11516.70%
39Knox CollegeNCAA Division III with football1,325$43,551$37,71515.47%
40John A Logan CollegeNJCAA Division I1,899$59,095$51,44314.87%
41Wheaton CollegeNCAA Division III with football2,400$71,173$62,27514.29%
42Benedictine UniversityNCAA Division III with football2,687$52,351$46,15513.42%
43Olivet Nazarene UniversityNAIA Division II3,019$62,411$55,06013.35%
44Millikin UniversityNCAA Division III with football1,796$55,853$49,44812.95%
45Heartland Community CollegeNJCAA Division II2,107$37,748$33,44812.86%
46Lewis and Clark Community CollegeNJCAA Division I1,731$47,680$42,56812.01%
47John Wood Community CollegeNJCAA Division II965$29,545$26,51511.43%
48Lincoln CollegeNJCAA Division III727$42,770$38,46511.19%
49Aurora UniversityNCAA Division III with football3,302$65,409$59,03910.79%
50William Rainey Harper CollegeNJCAA Division III4,331$32,569$29,7319.55%
51University of Illinois at SpringfieldNCAA Division II without football1,896$49,409$45,1469.44%
52Eastern Illinois UniversityNCAA Division I-FCS5,117$94,044$85,9399.43%
53Saint Xavier UniversityNAIA Division II2,599$59,625$54,5059.39%
54College of DuPageNJCAA Division III6,335$56,263$52,1377.91%
55Illinois Wesleyan UniversityNCAA Division III with football1,760$54,798$51,4356.54%
56City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey CollegeNJCAA Division II781$26,294$25,0005.18%
57Rend Lake CollegeNJCAA Division I1,135$26,744$25,5154.82%
58University of ChicagoNCAA Division III with football5,956$78,780$75,8493.86%
59Elmhurst CollegeNCAA Division III with football2,682$49,887$48,3753.13%
60Triton CollegeOther3,107$59,600$58,1002.58%
61Moody Bible InstituteNCCAA Division II2,275$56,090$54,9981.99%
62Kishwaukee CollegeNJCAA Division II1,570$22,988$22,7860.89%
63Highland Community CollegeNJCAA Division I823$32,291$32,1780.35%
64Parkland CollegeNJCAA Division II2,978$31,113$31,0120.33%
65College of Lake CountyNJCAA Division II3,808$20,719$20,6540.31%
66Governors State UniversityNAIA Division II1,923$50,001$50,0000.00%
67Black Hawk CollegeNJCAA Division II1,909$69,477$69,4770.00%
68Danville Area Community CollegeNJCAA Division II973$39,000$39,0000.00%
69Lincoln Christian UniversityNAIA Division II357$21,875$21,8750.00%
70Lincoln Land Community CollegeNJCAA Division II2,269$35,145$35,1450.00%
71Rock Valley CollegeNJCAA Division III2,999$33,333$33,3330.00%
72South Suburban CollegeNJCAA Division II1,328$34,884$34,8840.00%
73Southeastern Illinois CollegeNJCAA Division I457$32,467$32,4670.00%
74Spoon River CollegeNJCAA Division II727$30,303$30,3030.00%
75Joliet Junior CollegeNJCAA Division III4,988$17,176$17,189-0.08%
76Robert Morris University IllinoisNAIA Division II2,253$69,381$69,472-0.13%
77Morton CollegeNJCAA Division II1,253$50,422$50,507-0.17%
78Illinois Institute of TechnologyNCAA Division III without football2,709$48,209$48,301-0.19%
79Illinois Valley Community CollegeNJCAA Division II1,256$17,136$17,181-0.26%
80Lake Forest CollegeNCAA Division III with football1,502$60,583$60,775-0.32%
81Carl Sandburg CollegeNJCAA Division II929$17,130$17,225-0.55%
82Prairie State CollegeNJCAA Division II1,400$63,500$64,074-0.90%
83Lake Land CollegeNJCAA Division I2,261$34,115$35,123-2.87%
84City Colleges of Chicago-Harry S Truman CollegeNJCAA Division I1,599$46,897$48,696-3.69%
85McHenry County CollegeNJCAA Division II1,944$20,848$21,673-3.81%
86Roosevelt UniversityNAIA Division II2,250$49,518$51,861-4.52%
87Moraine Valley Community CollegeNJCAA Division II6,186$38,653$40,673-4.97%
88Greenville CollegeNCAA Division III with football913$35,747$39,841-10.28%
89Illinois Central CollegeNJCAA Division II3,082$51,801$58,085-10.82%
90Chicago State UniversityNCAA Division I without football1,464$40,564$45,724-11.29%
91Trinity Christian CollegeNAIA Division II903$45,547$52,845-13.81%
92Monmouth CollegeNCAA Division III with football1,124$44,687$52,943-15.59%
93Waubonsee Community CollegeNJCAA Division II3,101$25,173$30,241-16.76%
94City Colleges of Chicago-Kennedy-King CollegeNJCAA Division I1,570$40,000$49,483-19.16%
95Kankakee Community CollegeNJCAA Division II1,064$51,157$64,466-20.64%
96Frontier Community CollegeNJCAA Division I257$19,435$36,326-46.50%
Source: U.S. Department of Education’s office of postsecondary education

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