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27th Oct - referees and assistants get a big pay rise
« on: October 27, 2012, 08:49:43 am »
So the referees of the matches which make up the multi million pound global business called the Premier League now earn 85,000 per year.

The assistant referees who make the critical goal/no goal off side decisions are paid by the match and that has now gone up to 600 a match. So in a season over say 20 matches they will earn a whopping 12,000 per annum. Of course if they are injured they don't get paid at all.

In terms of season tickets then that costs:
- around 100 season tickets per year go towards paying for the referee
- around 15 season tickets per year go towards paying for the assistant referee

Astonishing how little money is put into officials.

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Premier League officials get pay rise
Aug 7 2011 by Dean Jones, The People


Wayne Rooney

PREMIER LEAGUE officials have landed a big fat pay rise, with top refs now netting 85,000 a year.

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Thats less than half of what Wayne Rooney (above) earns ... PER WEEK!

But it is still a hefty hike of around 13 per cent for the elite referees, who were on 75 grand last season.

And their assistants are in line for an even bigger proportional increase they will pocket about 600 a match throughout 2011-12.

The new figures are still a fraction of what players and managers get but the rises are meant to reflect the huge pressure on officials.
http://www.people.co.uk/sport/football/sport-confidential/2011/08/07/premier-league-officials-get-pay-rise-102039-23325225/