Umpire, Referee, or Other Sports Official Salary

The average wage for an Umpire, Referee, or Other Sports Official is $10.30 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$12,000 - $101,736
(Median)
$12K
$47K
$100K
MEDIAN: $47,000
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50%
90%

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$7.22 - $29.59
(Median)
$7
$10
$30
MEDIAN: $10
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$12,000 - $101,736  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $98.26  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$14,544 - $98,461  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 14
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$7.22 - $29.59  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $98.26  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$14,544 - $98,461  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 31

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Job Description for Umpire, Referee, or Other Sports Official

  • Set up, clean, and ensure safe use of equipment and sporting areas.
  • Handle disputes and resolve rules issues.
  • Act as subject matter expert and authority during sporting events.
  • Communicate with teams, coaches, families and other staff.

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Experience Affects Umpire, Referee, or Other Sports Official Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 107%

National Average
$29,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 28%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 20% dental benefits Dental: 10%
vision benefits Vision: 5% employee benefits None: 80%