FIFA World Cup Coaches Salaries 2024: List of Highest-Paid Managers

FIFA World Cup is arguably the biggest sports event in the world. Every footballer’s dream would be to part of a world cup winning squad before they hang their boots. The FIFA World Cup 2024 is scheduled to take place in Qatar from November 21. But do you know how much do the coaches of football World Cup teams earn? The recent report revealed the highest-paid managers as well as all the 32 FIFA World Cup coaches salaries.

Only 3 players have won World Cup both as a coach and a player – Mario Zagallo as a player in 1958 and 1962 and as a manager in 1970, Franz Beckenbauer as a player in 1974 and as a manager in 1990, and Didier Deschamps as a player in 1998 and as a manager in 2018.

According to FIFA, the 2018 World Cup final between France and Croatia reached an average live audience of 517 million viewers, with more than 1.1 billion people tuning throughout the 90 minutes.

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Not just the glory, the money that this event brings in is enormous as well. The salary of the players is exorbitant but some coaches at FIFA World Cup still manage to bag some share of the massive finances.

FIFA World Cup Coaches Salaries

Let’s look at the salaries of the FIFA World Cup coaches of all the teams.

RankCoachesAnnual SalaryTeam
1Joachim Löw€3.85 millionGermany
2Tite€3.5 millionBrazil
3Didier Deschamps€3.5 millionFrance
4Julen Lopetegui€3 millionSpain
5Stanislav Cherchesov€2.6 millionRussia
6Fernando Santos€2.25 millionPortugal
7Carlos Queiroz€2 millionIran
8Gareth Southgate€2 millionEngland
9Jorge Sampaoli€1.8 millionArgentina
10Óscar Tabárez€1.7 millionUruguay
11Héctor Cúper€1.5 millionEgypt
12José Pékerman€1.5 millionColombia
13Juan Antonio Pizzi€1.44 millionSaudi Arabia
14TBC€1.25 millionAustralia
15Ricardo Gareca€1.15 millionPeru
16Juan Carlos Osorio€1.05 millionMexico
17Åge Hareide€1 millionDenmark
18Vahid Halilhodžić€1 millionJapan
19Roberto Martínez€1 millionBelgium
20Vladimir Petković€850,000Switzerland
21Hervé Renard€780,000Morocco
22Heimir Hallgrímsson€700,000Iceland
23Zlatko Dalić€550,000Croatia
24Gernot Rohr€500,000Nigeria
25Janne Andersson€450,000Sweden
26Shin Tae-yong€450,000South Korea
27Hernán Darío Gómez€400,000Panama
28Nabil Maâloul€350,000Tunisia
29Mladen Krstajić€300,000Serbia
30Adam Nawałka€270,000Poland
31Aliou Cissé€200,000Senegal
32Óscar Ramírez€350,000Costa Rica

German national team coach, Joachim Löw is the highest-paid coach at the FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia with an annual salary of €3.85 million. Unfortunately for the defending champions of the 2014 World Cup, Germans crashed out of the tournament in the group stages after finishing last in Group F with a draw and two losses.

French coach Didier Deschamps who won the tournament after beating Croatia in the final was the joint second-highest-paid coach along with Brazil coach Tite with a salary of €3.5 million.

Disclaimer: All the facts and figures about football FIFA World Cup coaches salaries are based on the analysis, research and reports released by trusted sources.