In this episode, we’ll make a brief discussion about NFL referees’ salaries and others. It is tough to sort out the exact salary of an NFL match official because they never disclose their salary and other allowance anywhere. From some retired referees’ interviews, we’ve got an estimate of a referee’s salary has been made. NFL referees made an estimated $205,000 per season in 2020-21 which is an incredible increase over the previous year’s earnings of around $150,000. NFL referees are not paid per match that they play. Referees receive a season-long fixed fee plus a per-game bonus. Working in a postseason game comes with a sizable salary. The postseason game rate is said to be up to two times higher than the in-season game rate. Referees are told to get up to $1,500 every game, according to reports. An NFL official’s postseason salary is substantially greater than their regular season income. According to our source, $5,000 was the biggest payment for the one-time game.
NFL referees list for this year 2022 has been revealed recently which is given below. All the information has been derived from many authentic sources.
| Adrian Hill
| Shawn Hochuli
| Alex Kemp
| Clay Martin
A Short description of some famous referees:
Since 2014 Brad Allen in NFL is an American Football official and one of the top-ranked referees in the NFL( National Football League). Wearing 122 number uniform he has officiated many matches without any dispute. he began officiating football games at the high school, and later. When he made his NFL officiating debut in 2014, he was originally going to be an umpire, but when long-time referee Mike Carey announced his retirement on June 24, 2014, Allen was given the referee position instead. He called the 2007 Motor City Bowl, the 2009 International Bowl. His first match was at Soldier Field in Chicago, as the Bears hosted the Buffalo Bills
In 2020, Tra Blake made his inauguration wearing 33 number uniform, after 2021 he is wearing 3. He is another American referee who has been refereeing for a long time. Blake was hired by the NFL in 2020 as a field judge. He was re-assigned to the umpire position in 2021 and was promoted to referee for the start of the 2022 NFL season following the retirement of Tony Corrente. The NFL announced the replacement for referee Tony Corrente, who is retiring after 27 seasons. Umpire Tra Blake has earned the promotion.
Former college football player Clete Blakeman currently officiating matches in NFL since 2010. He wears 34 number uniform. Blakeman was hired by the NFL for the 2008 season. He served as field judge on the crew led by referee Bill Leavy from 2008-2009. Blakeman received a postseason assignment in a 2009 AFC wild-card game. He was then promoted to referee for the 2010 season. Since becoming a referee, Blakeman has been assigned to nine postseason games, which include three conference championship games and Super Bowl.
64 aged Jerome Boger has been officiating NFL matches since 2004. He is also an American football referee. He started in the league as a line judge and was promoted to referee in 2006. Boger became the third African-American referee in the NFL after Johnny Grier. Boger served as a referee for a game between the Dallas Cowboys and Tennessee Titans during the 2006 season. In the third quarter of the game, Titans’ defensive lineman Albert Haynesworth was ejected for stomping on the head of Cowboys offensive lineman Andre Gurode. Haynesworth received a five-game suspension as a result of the incident, the longest suspension for an on-field incident in NFL history at the time.
Carl Cheffers is one of the senior referees in the NFL who has been serving since 2000. Generally, he wears 51 number uniform. Cheffers refereed a game between the Dallas Cowboys and Houston Texans, during which there was a convoluted play on a Texans’ kickoff return in the 4th quarter that resulted in multiple offsetting penalties. Cheffers struggled to clearly announce the outcome of the play and the penalties.in 2010
Some renowned NFL line judges for this year 2022. They are
- Rusty Baynes
- Jeff Bergman
- Brian Bolinger
- Greg Bradley
- Maia Chaka
- Kevin Codey
- Walt Coleman IV
- Mike Dolce
- Tom Eaton
- Daniel Gallagher
- Carl Johnson
- Julian Mapp
- Mark Perlman
- Tim Podraza
- Jeff Seeman
- Tripp Sutter
- Mark Stewart
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