NBA referees are responsible for the official games that has been played all 30 teams in season . NBA referees have a fulltime job with each team playing 82 games during a regular season . The referee must be perfect and physically fit and can run along with players to check the foul’s , game-play and match rules . They have a tough duty during the game and they have to take some serious action and made some tough changes . But did you know how much they paid for the game or their yearly earnings from the NBA sports.
|Category||Per Match (Fee)||Annual Earnings|
|Entry-Level Referees||$1000 – $2000||$200,000|
|Senior Referees||$3,000 – $4,000||$550,000|
Senior Referees : Annual Earnings ($600,000) :
Senior Referees are well known for their fair decision and they followed and known with each rule of NBA and have experienced of big matches . There salaries were estimated $550,000 during 2009 which might have increased from that period of time . They received this salary budget on their experienced level as Official in NBA. The expected per match fee of the Senior Referees is $3,500 which is increased when there is big rivalry game between two NBA teams.
Entry-Level Referees : Annual Earnings ($200,000) :
The young referee’s who were participating in the NBA league almost get the $1,500 per game for their services, they have this low salary because of lack of experience , with past of time their salaries were increased as they become the experienced member of the NBA Officials .
WNBA Referees : Annual Earnings ($180,000) :
The women nba referee can make $500 from per game and they can earn upto $19,000 during a whole year because they work as a part time in WNBA . There is one more reason of lower salaries of WNBA referee is that there are 10 teams and they played 34 regular season games .