At NC State and UNC, coaching compensation outstrips big athletic department revenue gains

At UNC, coaching compensation, including those for assistant coaches, increased by 39.1 percent in the past five years. At NC State, it grew by 28 percent.
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At UNC, coaching compensation, including those for assistant coaches, increased by 39.1 percent in the past five years. At NC State, it grew by 28 percent.

Andrew Carter spent 10 years covering major college athletics, six of them covering the University of North Carolina for The News & Observer and The Charlotte Observer. Now he’s a member of The N&O’s and Observer’s statewide enterprise and investigative reporting team. He attended N.C. State and grew up in Raleigh dreaming of becoming a journalist.