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Umpires and Referees

Enforce the rules at competitive sporting events.

Quick Facts

Wages:

Below the statewide median
$32,029 / year    Read more about wages

Outlook:

Average
Growth rate:  6%    Read more about outlook

Education:

High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Evaluate skills of athletes or performers.
  • Coach others.
  • Compile technical information or documentation.
  • Verify accuracy of data.
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Job Title Examples:

Major League Baseball Umpire
Horse Show Judge
Official

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