Cape Town - Bafana Bafana coach Stuart Baxter was reportedly the fourth highest-earning coach at the ongoing 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt.
The Scotsman, now in his second stint (2004-2005) as the South African national coach, penned a deal in May 2017 until the end of the 2022 Soccer World Cup in Qatar.
According to Soccer Laduma website, the 65-year-old earns a cool R980 000 (€62 300) a month from his contract with the South African Football Association (SAFA).
The highest-earning coach was, ironically, Egypt's Javier Aguirre who earned R1.7 million (€108 000) before he was sacked following the Pharaohs' loss to Bafana Bafana.
Cameroon mentor and football legend Clarence Seedorf is reported to take home R1.5 million (€96 000) a month.
Two-time AFCON winning coach Herve Renard earns R1.2 million (€80 000) for his services at Morocco while Gernot Rohr (Nigeria) pulls in R800 000 (€49 700) a month.
South Africa were knocked out by the Super Eagles on Wednesday in a hotly-contested quarter-final that ended 2-1 at the Cairo International Stadium.
Meanwhile, both semi-finals will take place on Sunday as Tunisia face off against Algeria (kick-off 18:00) while Senegal meet Nigeria (21:00 SA time).
Top 10 highest-earning coaches at AFCON:
1. Javier Aguirre (Egypt) - R1.7 million (€108 000)
2. Clarence Seedorf (Cameroon) - R1.5 million (€96 000)
3. Herve Renard (Morocco) - R1.2 million (€80 000)
4. Stuart Baxter (South Africa) - R980 000 (€62 300)
5. Djamel Belmadi (Algeria) - R784 000 (€50 000)
6. Gernot Rohr (Nigeria) - R780 000 (€49 700)
7. Paul Put (Guinea) - R470 000 (€30 000)
T8. Florent Ibenge (DR Congo) - R320 000 (€25 000)
T8. Alain Giresse (Tunisia) - R320 000 (€25 000)
T8. James Kwesi Appiah (Ghana) - R320 000 (€25 000)