Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials (27-2023)

Occupation description:  Officiate at competitive athletic or sporting events. Detect infractions of rules and decide penalties according to established regulations. Includes all sporting officials, referees, and competition judges.

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Employment and Job Openings   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Employment Average annual openings
  2016 estimate2026 projectionPercent change Labor force exitsOccupation transfersTotal
Alaska n/an/an/a n/an/an/a
United States 21,10022,700 7.61,200 1,7003,060

Job outlook

  • Alaska: The job outlook for Alaska is not available.

2018 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 36,44018,22021,220 27,02041,88059,240
Alaska 36,90020,68021,670 32,41039,52055,220
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 35,05020,68020,690 22,26030,08059,040
Balance of State 41,23032,28034,630 38,53046,55056,890

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
39246 11.733.1 28.3
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation387
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation86
UI claimants previously working in occupation5
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 83
Number of job position postings 0
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 0.0

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: High school diploma or equivalent Work experience: None On-the-job training: Moderate-term on-the-job training