What is the average salary for a Sports Referee?

The average salary of a Sports Referee is $33,020. Salaries start from $17,240 and go up to $53,170. Please note that the average salary for a Sports Referee may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location. Our source, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, produces some of the United States most sensitive and important economic information, which is based on their strongest commitment to accuracy, quality and integrity.

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Highest

The top 10% of Sports Referees in United States earn:

$53,170
Senior

The top 25% of Sports Referees in United States earn:

$36,880
Experienced

The middle 50% of Sports Referees in United States earn:

$23,900
Junior

The bottom 25% of Sports Referees in United States earn:

$18,730
Starting

The bottom 10% of Sports Referees in United States earn:

$17,240

Historical salary

Sports Referee salary by state

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State Salary Rank
Sports Referee Salary in New York 98,380 1
Sports Referee Salary in Louisiana 44,580 2
Sports Referee Salary in Oklahoma 36,390 3
Sports Referee Salary in Washington 35,980 4
Sports Referee Salary in Virginia 35,540 5
Sports Referee Salary in Michigan 33,520 6
Sports Referee Salary in Minnesota 33,350 7
Sports Referee Salary in United States 33,020 8
Sports Referee Salary in North Carolina 32,390 9
Sports Referee Salary in Massachusetts 32,320 10
Sports Referee Salary in Kentucky 32,280 11
Sports Referee Salary in Delaware 31,800 12
Sports Referee Salary in Rhode Island 31,490 13
Sports Referee Salary in Tennessee 30,830 14
Sports Referee Salary in New Jersey 30,570 15
Sports Referee Salary in California 30,050 16
Sports Referee Salary in Colorado 29,920 17
Sports Referee Salary in Texas 29,890 18
Sports Referee Salary in Missouri 29,560 19
Sports Referee Salary in Arizona 28,330 20
Sports Referee Salary in Illinois 26,650 21
Sports Referee Salary in Maine 26,520 22
Sports Referee Salary in Wisconsin 26,260 23
Sports Referee Salary in Florida 25,880 24
Sports Referee Salary in Kansas 25,730 25
Sports Referee Salary in Maryland 25,470 26
Sports Referee Salary in Oregon 24,560 27
Sports Referee Salary in Ohio 24,360 28
Sports Referee Salary in Indiana 24,230 29
Sports Referee Salary in Idaho 24,150 30
Sports Referee Salary in Pennsylvania 23,660 31
Sports Referee Salary in Nebraska 22,930 32
Sports Referee Salary in New Mexico 22,390 33
Sports Referee Salary in Alabama 21,250 34
Sports Referee Salary in New Hampshire 20,990 35
Sports Referee Salary in Utah 20,800 36
Sports Referee Salary in Georgia 20,420 37
Sports Referee Salary in Iowa 19,280 38

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics