How much does referee make per game?
The official salary for NFL referees has not been disclosed, but as of 2019, it was reported that NFL referees make an average of $205,000 per year. NFL referees do not get paid by a per game basis. Instead they get paid a flat rate each season.
How do you become a referee?
Here are the steps that you can take to become a professional referee:
- Obtain a high school diploma or equivalent.
- Choose the sport you want to officiate.
- Obtain specific training.
- Complete state registration.
- Gain experience for career advancement.
- Become certified.
Do referees get paid?
As the lowest form of football competition, amateur football referees are most commonly volunteers. If an amateur football referee does receive payment, it's likely in the form of a match fee the hosting organisation pays. People amateur referee for the love of the sport and as a means to get a positive reputation.