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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,110
25th Percentile Wage
$26,480
50th Percentile Wage
$46,110
75th Percentile Wage
$163,010
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for umpires, referees, and other sports officials in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $163,010. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $46,110. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,110.

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 Growth1-Year Growth
2013
$46,110
6.96% 6.96%
2012
$42,900
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials in New York Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of umpires, referees, and other sports officials in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of umpires, referees, and other sports officials in state of New York ranges from $32,370 to $63,650. The highest paying area for umpires, referees, and other sports officials in New York is New York-White Plains-Wayne with a median annual salary of $63,650. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island (mean annual salary $51,330). The lowest paying area is Albany-Schenectady-Troy with a median annual salary of $32,370.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$63,650
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$51,330
Nassau-Suffolk
$50,400
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$32,680
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$32,370




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