Career Outlook for Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

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Also known as:
Athletic Events Scorer, Baseball Umpire, Diving Judge, Dressage Judge, Equestrian Events Judge, Handicapper, Horse Show Judge, Paddock Judge, Pit Steward, Placing Judge

The overall job outlook for Umpire, Referee, or Other Sports Official careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 45.02 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 2.81 percent per year. Demand for Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials is expected to go up, with an expected 8,010 new jobs filled by 2029. This represents an annual increase of 5.36 percent over the next few years. Join our career community today!

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TOP STATES

There are currently more Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials in the following states

California 1,440
Colorado 1,350
Utah 1,050
Missouri 960
Kansas 880
Florida 810
Illinois 770
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BOTTOM STATES

The states below have the least number of filled positions for Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

New Mexico
30
West Virginia
40
Vermont
40
Montana
40
New Hampshire
40
Delaware
50
Connecticut
60