Referee earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Referee salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Kentucky $53,770
New Hampshire $51,450
Ohio $49,710
Maryland $48,860
Illinois $48,220
Florida $48,070
Wisconsin $46,910
Montana $46,230
Minnesota $45,570
Texas $45,020
Connecticut $38,640
Massachusetts $38,510
Louisiana $38,210
Arizona $38,120
Vermont $38,120
Mississippi $38,030
North Dakota $37,870
Kansas $37,590
Washington $37,240
North Carolina $36,420
Tennessee $36,160
California $35,630
Missouri $34,550
Alaska $32,410
West Virginia $30,460
Oregon $30,400
New Jersey $29,970
Colorado $29,820
South Dakota $29,330
Indiana $29,270
Michigan $28,400
Nebraska $28,380
Maine $26,370
South Carolina $25,630
Virginia $25,090
Rhode Island $24,580
New Mexico $23,470
Pennsylvania $22,950
Delaware $22,790
Arkansas $22,270
Iowa $22,220
Oklahoma $20,830
Idaho $18,670
Georgia $18,640
Utah $18,540
Alabama $17,960

How do referee salaries compare to similar careers?

Referees earn 17% less than similar careers in Texas. On average, they make less than fitness coordinators but more than fitness trainers.

Career Median Salary
Fitness coordinator salary $86K
Physical education teacher salary $61K
Athletic trainer salary $60K
Sports scout salary $45K
Exercise physiologist salary $47K
Referee salary $45K
Sports writer salary $34K
Fitness trainer salary $39K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)