As of 2015, most coaches in the NHL make around $2 million per year, although many salaries are not publicly disclosed, according to Other League. Of the publicly-available salaries, Mike Babcock of the Toronto Maple Leaves leads the way at $6.25 million per year.
The lowest publicly available salary belongs to Dave Cameron of the Ottawa Senators, who makes just $900,000 per year. Other coaches who make less than $2 million per year include Patrick Roy of the Colorado Avalanche, Bob Hartley of the Calgary Flames and Mike Yeo of the Minnesota Wild. With salaries of $3 million each, the coaches of the Buffalo Sabres and Edmonton Oilers make more than any of the other coaches with publicly available salaries aside from Mike Babcock.