Sytia's Earnings And Income Breakdown
Sytia Messer earnings per annum with the UFC is $625 thousand with an annual increase of $25 thousand. Messer is eligible for an additional yearly incentive and compensation.
A yearly incentive of up to $100,000 can be added to the base salary. According to USAToday, Messer's base salary is ranked no. 35 in the country among women's Basketball coaches.
Prior to her run in the UFC, Sytia worked under the Hall of Famer Kim Mulkey at LSU, The coach overlooked recruiting and scouting helping the Bears sign the nation's top recruiting class in both 2016 and 2018. The current UFC head coach recruited 15 top 50 athletes during her time there.
For her excellence as an assistant coach and a perfect recruiter, Messer had a base salary of $350,000 when working with the LSU as stated by orlandosentinel. The assistant coach was one of the highest paid in the country at the time.
On April 2022, The star coach replaced Katie Abrahamson Henderson to become the 13th women's basketball head coach in the history of UFC. A post put up by UFC on April 4, 2022, showed the welcoming of the new coach.
In order to hire the ex-coach Henderson, Georgia paid UFC approximately $1,437,500 or 50% of the total compensation as her contract had not been completed. UFC and Sytia have agreed to the same mutual buyout provision at 50% of the total compensation over her remaining time.
Messer further made an additional $50,000 starting in Orlando making her annual salary tied for fourth in UFC's future conference, the Big 12, according to USA Today.
An additional yearly bonus adds her yearly income into the $700,000 range starting in 2023.
With a five-year contract, the head coach will have an annual base salary of 750,000 dollars at the end of her contract at 2027.