How many female football officials are there?
The NFL has been around for 95 years, and all those years only one full-time female official has been hired-Sarah Thomas. The NFL publically announced on April 8, 2015 that Thomas will be an official referee for this season.
How much does the female NFL referee make?
Sarah Thomas is one of the best-paid women referees in the NFL. According to a TSM Sportz report, a women referee earns a maximum of $1.5k for an NFL match and $5k maximum if they get selected for the Super Bowl.
Are there any black female NFL officials?
Maia Chaka Is The First Black Woman To Officiate NFL Game : NPR. Maia Chaka Is The First Black Woman To Officiate NFL Game Chaka said she hopes she can inspire and empower others “to step outside the box and to do something different.” She is the second woman hired as a full-time NFL official.
Is there a female coach in the NFL?
There are no women head coaches in the NFL and the majority of the NFL’s 32 teams still do not include a woman on the coaching staff. Still, there are lessons that can be taken from the NFL and applied to other leagues, including professional women’s leagues.
How much do NFL refs make?
While the exact number is not known, the most commonly reported number as of 2019 was between $40,000-$50,000. There is also an increased amount made for other playoff games, while the Super Bowl offers the biggest paycheck.
Do NFL refs have other jobs?
An NFL ref can make anywhere from $25,000 to $70,000 a season, although since most of the games are on Sundays, they can also have other jobs during the week. (We’ll get to those in a minute.) That cash comes with responsibilities, though.
How much does a waterboy make in the NFL?
On average, NFL waterboys make $53,000 per year (according to Stack.com). However, that’s just the salary for beginners. For professionals, their salary can be higher.
Which referees make the most money?
Compared to their peers in the NFL, NHL, and MLB, NBA referees’ salaries are among the best. NFL referees make an average of $205,000; MLB umpires rake in roughly $300,000; and NHL officials earn approximately $275,000 on average. It pays well to wear the stripes.