How much do Premiership referees get paid?


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English Premier League referees receive an average annual income of £70,000 to £85,000. As of the 2012 to 2013 season, the highest current earner is Howard Webb, who has an average yearly salary of £120,000.

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The majority of Premiership referees receive a basic annual salary of £38,500 and an additional £1,150 in match fees for every game officiated. However, three referees receive a higher basic wage than the rest: Howard Webb, Mark Atkinson and Mark Clattenburg. Webb is involved in additional UEFA and FIFA games and is paid £120,000 annually. Atkinson and Clattenburg both officiate additional UEFA matches and receive annual wages of £85,000 and £75,000, respectively.

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