Basketball star Mahin Korehchian

Compensation for a professional basketball coach may vary based upon the league. reported in 2013 that National Basketball Association (NBA) coaches only occupied two of the top ten spots in all of sports for highest-paid coaches. According to a report from, their average salary for the 2014-2015 season was around $3.05 million. Professional basketball coaches may also work for the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) or the NBA’s Developmental League.