Colorado university salaries: See who tops the pay list at CTwo of the University of Colorado Boulder's highest-paid staff members are connected to its athletics program, according to a Denver Business Journal survey of area salaries in the higher-education field.

Several others are faculty members at CU Boulder's Leeds School of Business, and a couple are executives in the University of Colorado System office, which oversees CU's three campuses: Boulder, Denver and Anschutz in Aurora.U Boulder, CU System

Of the 20 highest-paid officials, three are women and 17 are men.

The figures include only the portion of salaries that comes from state funding. For example, CU Boulder head football coach Mike MacIntyre works under a three-year, $16.25 million contract with a base salary of $2 million a year.

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