OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Football and basketball coaches are the top-paid state employees in Washington. University of Washington coach Steve Sarkisian earned $2.7 million last year, followed by Washington State University coach Mike Leach at $2.3 million. The Office of Financial Management recently released the state employee salary list. Third on the list is UW basketball coach Lorenzo Romar at $1.35 million, and fourth is WSU coach Ken Bone at $855,000. Coaches are paid from athletic department revenue, such as ticket sales and television rights, not taxpayer funds. Someone other than a coach is fifth - Washington State University President Elson Floyd at $625,000, and sixth is UW president Michael Young at $563,000. A total of 68 state employees earned more than $300,000. Most of them are in higher education.