The base salary for Basketball Referee ranges from $29,885 to $44,220 with the average base salary of $36,295. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $29,937 to $46,256 with the average total cash compensation of $37,209.
The national average salary for a Basketball Referee is $45,461 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Basketball Referee salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 9195 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Basketball Referee employees.
The average pay range for a Basketball Referee varies greatly (by as much as $18,000), which suggests there may be many opportunities for advancement and increased pay based on skill level, location and years of experience.
An NCAA basketball referee is compensated pretty nicely for their efforts, although the pay range for every working official varies between $10,000 to over $200,000 per season. Why are the salaries so different, and what does their schedule look like to get such a hefty salary? We will cover all of that and more below.
Entry-level NBA referees earn $600 per game or $250,000 per year as “rookies.” After three to five years of experience, entry-level referees are eligible for a higher salary at the senior level. Senior referees (the most experienced referees) make an average of $3,500 per game or an annual salary of $500,000.
Professional NBA Referees generally take 7 thousand US Dollars for officiating a single NBA fixture. However, for the play-off matches they receive a bigger amount of money in 9K USD. If they get the chance to officiate a semifinal or final of the NBA season they get up to 29 thousand US Dollars for that special duty.
The base salary for Basketball Referee ranges from $26,944 to $39,868 with the average base salary of $32,723. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $26,991 to $41,704 with the average total cash compensation of $33,547.
For IBT varsity tournaments, $150 per day (first six hours), 6-8 hours $200, 9 or more hours $250. For subvarsity tournaments, pay will be $120 per day (up to six hours), 6-8 hours paid at $160, 9 or more hours at $200. Dual meet wrestling tournaments are paid for each dual officiating in accordance with the above rates.