How Much Can an NFL Official Expect to Be Paid?

How Much Can an NFL Official Expect to Be Paid?

For the 2015 NFL season, an official can expect to be paid from $78,000 to $205,000 per year. This has been the pay scale for the last three NFL seasons.

NFL officials can make from $2,500 to $3,000 per game. First year officials make $90,000, veteran officials make $205,000 and the average salary is $173,000. From 2012 through 2013, the average salary was $149,000. At the time, first year officials made $50,000 and the veterans made $160,000. During the 2019 NFL season, officials will receive a pay raise. The average salary will be increased to $187,000, with rookies making $90,000 and veterans making $230,000.