Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials Salary Information in New Jersey

The average annual and hourly salaries for umpires, referees, and other sports officials in the state of New Jersey are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of umpires, referees, and other sports officials amongst New Jersey 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 New Jersey

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,020
25th Percentile Wage
$21,500
50th Percentile Wage
$27,860
75th Percentile Wage
$44,140
90th Percentile Wage
$84,770

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for umpires, referees, and other sports officials in New Jersey in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $84,770. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $27,860. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,020.

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. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$27,860
7.36% 11.81%
2016
$25,810
6.82% -
2013
$24,050
-2.16% -
2012
$24,570
- -




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