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Umpires and Referees


Enforce the rules at competitive sporting events.

Umpires and Referees officiate at sporting events. They enforce the rules of games and decide on penalties when players break the rules.

Wages $32,029 per year on average  
Outlook The outlook is Very Good
Education & Training High School or less is needed for entry.
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