*: estimated income based on 48 forty hours weeks per year.
$70,000 a year for an NFL referee it means $5,833 per month, $1,458 per week or $291.67 per day! Being a National Football League referee means that you should work only during 16 games a year with one week intervals.
The NFL referee salary is between USD 34,000 and USD 120,000 with an average annual income of USD 70,000. This is really a good part time job salary, right?
However, NFL referees are the worst paid referees of all the major leagues officials in America but it is also true that all the others have more games.