Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials Salary Information in Kentucky

The average annual and hourly salaries for umpires, referees, and other sports officials in the state of Kentucky are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of umpires, referees, and other sports officials amongst Kentucky cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials in Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,130
25th Percentile Wage
$29,030
50th Percentile Wage
$45,100
75th Percentile Wage
$55,440
90th Percentile Wage
$62,730

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for umpires, referees, and other sports officials in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $62,730. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $45,100. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,130.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of umpires, referees, and other sports officials from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$45,100
20.80% 58.18%
2016
$35,720
-13.86% -
2015
$40,670
40.40% -
2014
$24,240
-1.98% -
2013
$24,720
23.71% -
2012
$18,860
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials in Kentucky Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of umpires, referees, and other sports officials in some Kentucky cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of umpires, referees, and other sports officials in state of Kentucky ranges from $45,170 to $54,770. The highest paying area for umpires, referees, and other sports officials in Kentucky is Louisville-Jefferson County with a median annual salary of $54,770. The lowest paying area is Lexington-Fayette with a median annual salary of $45,170.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Louisville-Jefferson County
$54,770
Lexington-Fayette
$45,170




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