2014-06-17 05:28:00 by Metro Networks, Inc.
(Olympia, WA) -- Former University of Washington head football coach Steve Sarkisian heads the list of Washington state employees ranked by pay for 2013. The state's official employee salary list shows Sarkisian earning two-point-six-million dollars last year, with Washington State head football coach Mike Leach and UW head basketball coach Lorenzo Romar coming in second and third. The highest-paid state employee not involved in athletics is UW associate vice president David Woodward, who made more than 692-thousand dollars last year. That's good for sixth place overall.