Judo referee - Salary and Career
Sports referees

Judo referee - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They ensure compliance with the regulation in sports competitions, controlling their progress, recording infractions, applying penalties and making the necessary markings to ensure the processing of these events within the rules established by Organs sports bodies.

How much does an Judo referee earn

A Judo referee earns between $1.608 and $12.803 per month, with an average monthly salary of $4.819 and a median salary of $3.995 according to an Averwage.com salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 14 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Judo referee

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 4.819 57.828 1.205 27
1º Quartile 1.608 19.298 402 9
Median Salary 3.995 47.942 999 22
3º Quartile 9.764 117.168 2.441 54
Higher Salary 12.803 153.634 3.201 70

Professional job categories

  • Middle level technicians
    • medium-level technicians in cultural, communications and sports services
      • athletes, sportsmen
        • sports referees

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Main workplaces

Sports referees professionals work in different sports, working in competitions, tournaments, games and official events, in sports, recreational or associative entities, in education, etc. The vast majority of professionals are self-employed and can accumulate the role of sports referee with another occupation in the area, such as athlete, teacher, sports micro-entrepreneur, etc. Their work usually takes place on irregular dates and times, following the calendar of sporting events to which they are linked. In some activities, some professionals may work in adverse weather conditions, in uncomfortable positions for long periods, under psychological pressure.

What does it take to work in the field of Sports referees

Family occupations require different levels of minimum formal schooling, such as elementary school and high school. Vocational training can take place through basic qualification courses, lasting around two hundred hours. The desirable previous professional experience of the holders varies between more than one and five years, depending on the occupation.

Functions and activities of Judo referee

Sports referees must:

  • complementary referee;
  • observe posture consonant with sport referee activity;
  • managing the sports competition;
  • participate in knowledge activities and update of arbitration rules;
  • manage the sporting competition;
  • examine the general infrastructure of the event;
  • observe posture consistent with the activity of a sports referee;
  • observe posture consistent with sports referee activity;
  • manage the sports competition;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • observe posture consistent with sport referee activity;
  • complement the arbitration;
  • participate in knowledge activities and arbitration rules update;
  • maintain physical and psychological conditioning;
  • observe posture consistent with sports referee activity;
  • observe posture consistent with sport referee activity;
  • applying rules and regulations;
  • complementary arbitration;
  • observe posture befitting sport referee activity;
  • communicate;
  • participate in arbitration rules awareness and update activities;
  • fulfill your entity's requests;
  • enforce rules and regulations;
  • complement to arbitration;
  • participate in arbitration rules knowledge and update activities;

  • Activities

    • check the facilities;
    • guide the support group action procedure;
    • preserving discipline during competition;
    • recycle yourself;
    • request the regularization of equipment;
    • check the presence of medical assistance;
    • request the removal of unauthorized persons from the competition area;
    • watch the performance of other arbitrators for improvement;
    • prepare yourself physically and psychologically to act in the season;
    • interpreting rules and regulations;
    • acknowledge the presence of the support group;
    • verbally inform the final time of the competition;
    • supervise the technical procedures of each modality;
    • provide a medical certificate for training in the exercise of your activity (ad);
    • demonstrate suitability;
    • inform the impossibility of meeting the scale;
    • operate the electronic or manual scoreboard;
    • visually inform the competition addition period;
    • send reports to your entities;
    • request to prevent unauthorized persons from accessing the competition area;
    • respect event participants;
    • follow the calls of your entities;
    • preserving consistency throughout the competition;
    • remove periodic schedule;
    • confirm participation in events/competition;
    • register athletes participating in the competition;
    • demonstrate ability to work in a team;
    • record penalties;
    • identify the team captain;
    • maintain your physical and mental capacity after competition;
    • study current rules and regulations;
    • establish communication with the security team;
    • approve the competition venue;
    • judging the actions of competitors;
    • fulfill the calls of your entities;
    • develop peripheral vision;
    • register the athletes participating in the competition;
    • demonstrate respect for hierarchy;
    • standardize the application of rules for competition;
    • respect athletes;
    • appear in uniform at competition venues;
    • participate in arbitration courses;
    • participate in category promotion courses;
    • participate in courses for category promotion;
    • record substitutions;
    • authorize support group presence;
    • respect the performance of the refereeing team members;
    • use sound equipment;
    • attend punctually to competition venues;
    • participate in technical meetings;
    • operate electronic or manual scoreboard;
    • recycle;
    • demonstrate accumulated experiences as a competitor in the sport;
    • perform technical gestures/signals;
    • establish communication with the support team;
    • deciding on cases not specified in the rules/regulations;
    • call or present the contestants;
    • master the rules and regulations in force;
    • standardizing the application of rules for the competition;
    • making decisions during competition;
    • check the documentation of the athletes and the coaching staff;
    • remove periodic scale;
    • demonstrate objectivity;
    • fail the competition venue;
    • authorize the participation of athletes;
    • record unforeseen occurrences during the competition;
    • verbally score athletes on possible valid techniques;
    • register medical care;
    • conduct with fairness during competition;
    • conduct yourself impartially during competition;
    • preserve discipline during competition;
    • plan the way the refereeing team works;
    • demonstrate personality;
    • check the policing conditions;
    • plan the way the referee team works;
    • verbally warn athletes of possible penalties;
    • acting in long journey events;
    • participate in internships;
    • standardize the application of rules for the competition;
    • demonstrate self-criticism;
    • become aware of responsibilities;
    • conduct impartially during competition;
    • demonstrate ability to concentrate;
    • call or introduce competitors;
    • avoid your performance in competitions involving clubs/athletes with who maintain ties;
    • inform availability;
    • behave ethically when active or not in sporting events;
    • control the timing;
    • demonstrate authority;
    • punishing athletes through signs and verbalization;
    • work in adverse weather conditions;
    • preserving consistency during competition;
    • establish communication with the medical team;
    • demonstrate common sense;
    • confirm participation in events/competition;
    • register with your entity;
    • examine the competition venue;
    • periodically demonstrate your physical and mental capacity before competition;
    • check the conditions of the competition equipment;
    • delimit the area of operation of the press;
    • perform theoretical and practical arbitration tests ;
    • request a schedule exemption;
    • record the score;
    • demonstrate emotional self-control;
    • decide on cases not specified in the rules/regulations;
    • inform availability;
    • communicate with coaches and captains about the progress of the competition;
    • fill in the competition summary;
    • use visual equipment;
    • making decisions during competition;
    • appear in uniform to competition venues;
    • check the conditions of safety equipment;
    • practice the sport;
    • recognize the functions of the refereeing team members;
    • act whenever external interference affects the smooth running of the competition;
    • acting whenever external interference affects the smooth running of the competition;
    • prevent the physical integrity of athletes;
    • show your physical and mental capacity during competition;
    • report irregularities in the facilities/equipment;
    • exclude support group components during the competition;
    • prepare yourself physically and psychologically to perform in the season;
    • authorize athletes to participate;
    • control the substitution of athletes;
    • demonstrate knowledge about the fundamentals of the sport;
    • use full physical and mental conditions in the exercise of the activity;

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    • elementary school
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    • general public administration
    • high school

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