Ole Miss USM Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen is among the top-paid coaches in the country.STARKVILLE — Dan Mullen is the sixth highest paid coach in the Southeastern Conference’s West Division, despite making $4 million per year.USA Today released a special report Thursday, which included the compensation for FBS coaches. Mississippi State’s seventh-year coach is one of 16 coaches who make at least $4 million.Last year, Mullen ranked 27th nationally and 10th in SEC. He ranks 16th and eighth respectively in 2015. Vanderbilt didn’t report its coaches’ salaries. Arkansas’ Bret Bielema is the only SEC West coach who makes less than Mullen. Bielema makes $3.96 million.Alabama’s Nick Saban is the highest paid coach in 2015 at $7.087 million. Only Michigan’s Jim Harbaugh joined Saban in the $7 million club.USA TODAY SportsSaban, Texas A&M’s Kevin Sumlin ($5 million), LSU’s Les Miles ($4.3 million), Ole Miss’ Hugh Freeze ($4.3 million), Auburn’s Gus Malzahn ($4.1 million) and Georgia’s Mark Richt ($4.1 million) all earn more than Mullen within the SEC..Mullen signed an extension in February through the 2018 season. It pays the coach on average $4.275 million per year. Mullen will earn $4 million this year, but will receive a raise next year. Details of the exact number weren’t released in the contract.Mississippi State paid Mullen $3 million in 2014.Mullen made $1.2 million in his first season at Mississippi State in 2009.More from the report: USA TODAY Sports report on coaches salaries Contact Michael Bonner at [email protected] Follow @MikeBBonner on Twitter.