Sean Payton net worth and salary: Sean Payton is an American football coach who has a net worth of $12 million and annual salary of $8 million. Sean Payton earned his net worth as the current head coach of the New Orleans Saints. During his school days at Naperville Central High School, Payton was a quarterback. He also played at Eastern Illinois University. Payton played professional football in 1987 and 1988. His first football coaching position was at San Diego State University as an offensive assistant. Payton has held several assistant coaching positions in both NFL and collegiate teams. Sean was born on December 29, 1963 in born San Mateo, California and grew up in Naperville, Illinois. He was the quarterback coach for the Dallas Cowboys from 2003 until 2005. Payton has been head coach for New Orleans Saints since 2006. Payton who is Irish Catholic is married to Beth Shuey and they have two children. Their daughter Meghan who was born in 1996 and the couple's son Connor was born in 1999. Due to his involvement in the New Orleans Saints bounty scandal Payton was suspended for the entire 2012 NFL season on March 21, 2012. This suspension is effective on April 1, 2012 the scandal is about money that was offered to players who caused injuries that would take targeted players on opponent teams out of games.