Salary for Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials

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

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The purpose of umpires, referees, and other sporting officials is to verify the credentials of sporting event participants, start and officially end sporting competitions, verify scores and resolve complaints of rules infractions. These officials may notify players and coaches of rules infractions during sporting events, and deduct points or determine punishments as appropriate. They monitor times, judge performances, and maintain standards of play, and enforce the observation of rules. Knowledge of rules, regulations, and standard disciplinary actions regarding the sport that they officiate is crucial.

An Umpire, Referee, or Other Sports Official earns an average wage that can range from 16000 - 24000 based on levels of tenure. Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials usually get an average salary of Twenty Six Thousand Nine Hundred dollars annually.

Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials are compensated most highly in New York, where they receive compensation, on average, of close to about $56570. These people are paid most highly in Other Services (except Public Administration), which has compensation, on average, of $34790.

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ANNUAL SALARY
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SALARY TREND
The annual compensation for this career has gone down since 2004. Salaries have decreased by an average of 3.41 percent nationwide in that time.
INDUSTRIES
Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials tend to make the most in the following industries
Educational Services $34,790
Other Services (except Public Administration) $29,040
Public Administration $28,720
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation $25,960
Health Care and Social Assistance $21,910
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Health Care and Social Assistance $21,910
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation $25,960
Public Administration $28,720
Other Services (except Public Administration) $29,040
Educational Services $34,790
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