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Fired Terps football coach DJ Durkin was — by far — the state's top-paid employee in 2018 at $4.7 million

Fired Terps football coach DJ Durkin was — by far — the state's top-paid employee in 2018 at $4.7 million

DJ Durkin was dismissed by the University of Maryland as its football coach Oct. 31, two months before the end of the year.

But that did not stop Durkin from ranking first on The Baltimore Sun’s list of the state’s highest-paid employees in 2018. At $4.7 million, Durkin made more money last year — by far — than any other public employee in Maryland, according to

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