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NHL Fortune: $8,202,024

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Scotty Bowman’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $8,202,024 (US $16,385,641 in today's dollars), ranking #1325 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: September 18, 1933
Country of birth: Canada

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Salary History
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Salary
(US$)
In today's
US$
NHL
Rank
1955-56 $254 $2,787
Contract in Canadian currency: $250. As coach of the Park Extension Flyers of the Montreal Metropolitan Junior Hockey League.
Source: Book: A Hockey Life Like No Other
1956-57 $4,267 $46,220
Contract in Canadian currency: $4,200. As Assistant -Coach of the Hull-Ottawa Canadiens in the Ontario Hockey Association Senior A league.
Source: Book: A Hockey Life Like No Other
1970-71 $50,000 $379,186
As coach and General Manager of the St. Louis Blues.
Source: The Sporting News
1977-78 $75,200 $365,268
Contract in Canadian currency: $80,000. As coach of the Montreal Canadiens. (Earned $60,000 according to another edition of The Sporting News.)
Source: The Sporting News
1978-79 $70,160 $316,650
Contract in Canadian currency: $80,000. As coach of the Montreal Canadiens. (Earned $60,000 or $100,000 according to different another editions of The Sporting News.)
Source: The Sporting News
1979-80 $250,000 $1,014,053
As coach and general manager of the Buffalo Sabres.
Source: Sportsnet
1991-92 $300,000 $648,506 169
As coach of the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Source: Book: The Road to Hockeytown
1992-93 $300,000 $629,418 286
As coach of the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Source: Book: The Road to Hockeytown
1993-94 $900,000 $1,834,141 75
Prior to the season, signed a two-year contract as coach of the Detroit Red Wings for $800,000 per year plus a one-time signing bonus of $100,000. (Earned $1M according to the book The Russian Five)
Source: Book: The Road to Hockeytown / The Hockey News 1993-94 Yearbook
1994-95 $457,143 $907,994 139
Because of the lockout, his NHL salary of $800,000 was prorated for the 48-game season. As coach of the Detroit Red Wings.
Source: Book: The Road to Hockeytown
1996-97 $650,000 $1,220,019 342
As coach of the Detroit Red Wings.
Source: The Hockey News
1997-98 $970,000 $1,779,018 220
As coach of the Detroit Red Wings. (Earned $1M according to the book The Road to Hockeytown)
Source: The Hockey News
1998-99 $975,000 $1,760,874 255
As coach of the Detroit Red Wings.
Source: The Hockey News, La Presse or Le Droit
1999-00 $1,000,000 $1,767,319 265
As coach of the Detroit Red Wings.
Source: The Hockey News, La Presse or Le Droit
2000-01 $1,200,000 $2,051,568 241
As coach of the Detroit Red Wings. (Earned $1M according to the book The Road to Hockeytown.)
Source: The Hockey News
2001-02 $1,000,000 $1,662,619 345
As coach of the Detroit Red Wings. Retired from coaching after the season.
Source: Book: The Road to Hockeytown
Career Total: US $8,202,024
(In today's dollars: US $16,385,641)

NHL Rank: 1325
(In today's dollars: 1065)