How much money does a Boxing Referee make?

Boxing Referees SalaryBoxing referees are paid mainly based on their category. Apart from these, different boxing refs from same category may get different amount of money based on their performances as well as experience. However, a boxing referee also receives different amount of payment for officiating a general match and conducting a high profile fight. Our this article will assist you knowing how much the boxing referees get for operating a fight and how much they make annually.

Boxing Referees Salary Chart:

Match Officials Per Match Fees High Profile Fight Fees Yearly Income
Joe Cortez 5K US Dollars 25K US Dollars 350K US Dollars
Daniel Van de Wiele 5K US Dollars 25K US Dollars 350K US Dollars
Kenny Bayless 5K US Dollars 25K US Dollars 350K US Dollars
Randy Neumann 5K US Dollars 25K US Dollars 350K US Dollars
Jay Nady 5K US Dollars 25K US Dollars 350K US Dollars
Mickey Vann 3.5K US Dollars 10K US Dollars 225K US Dollars
Eddie Cotton 3.5K US Dollars 10K US Dollars 225K US Dollars
Jon Schorle 3.5K US Dollars 10K US Dollars 225K US Dollars
Octavio Meyran (Retired) Not Available Not Available Not Available
Steve Smoger (Retired) Not Available Not Available Not Available
Frank Cappuccino (Died) Not Available Not Available Not Available

Per Match Fees: As I have mentioned it earlier, per match fees of a boxing referee is highly dependent on his category. The match fee for the professional boxing referees ranges between 3 thousand to 5 thousand US Dollars. The referees with the most experience and reputation often receives 5K USD for officiating a boxing match. The female referees also based on their qualities grab something between 800 to 1.5K USD for an appearance. Apart from these, the entry level referees take only 500 USD for their duty in a single boxing match.

Category Based Salary for the Boxing Referees:

Category Annual Salary Per Match Fees High Profile Fight Fees
Professional Boxing Referee 350K US Dollars 3K – 5K US Dollars 10K – 25K US Dollars
Female Boxing Referee 35K US Dollars 8 Hundred – 1.5K US Dollars 2.5K US Dollars
Entry Level Boxing Referee 12K US Dollars 5 Hundred US Dollars Not Applicable

High Profile Fight Fees: The PPV Main Card Fights which are generally known as the high profile fights, are the best options for a boxing referee to bag healthier amount of money. The professional referees generally take 10K to 25K USD as a high profile fight fee. The amount 25 thousand is paid to the ones who are the bests in the business. Female referees earn lesser in this case as well. They get 2.5 thousand USD for their job to manage a high profile fight. However, the rookie referees aren’t generally given chance to conduct such a massive game with immense pressure thus the sector is not applicable for them.

Yearly Salary: A professional boxing referee takes around 350 thousand USD to home per year. The female refs pocket around 35K US Dollars for their duties throughout a year. However, when a referee is at entry level he can make up to $12K in a year.

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