Referee (judo) - Salary and Career
Sports referees

Referee (judo) - 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 Referee (judo) earn

A Referee (judo) 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 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 Referee (judo)

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 Referee (judo)

Sports referees must:

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

  • Activities

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

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