Karate referee - Salary and Career
Sports referees

Karate 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 Karate referee earn

A Karate referee earns between $1.235 and $2.459 per month, with an average monthly salary of $1.624 and a median salary of $1.763 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 6 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Karate referee

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 1.624 19.490 406 11
1º Quartile 1.235 14.820 309 8
Median Salary 1.763 21.150 441 11
3º Quartile 1.875 22.500 469 12
Higher Salary 2.459 29.503 615 16

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 Karate referee

Sports referees must:

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

  • Activities

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

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