Referees are performing their duties almost in every football league. However, in Europe’s top 5 football leagues, they are getting paid very well. Based on their 2021-2022 season earning in different leagues, a comparison table is formed. Take a look at the Referees Salaries Comparison among different leagues:
|League||Base Fee||Match Fee||Average Referees salary (yearly)|
|UEFA Champions League||$100,000||$10,000||$1,40,000|
|Spanish La Liga||€250,000||€6,000||€388,000|
In this table, you can clealry see a Referees Salaries Comparison differenece among top 5 leagues referees salaries. Spanish divsion One league, La Liga, is paying its offical the most.
Base salary for match referee is €250,000 with a match fee of €6,000. An average top flight referee in La Liga earned €388,000.
However, premire league depsite their highest league money among top 5 league, it offers very less to its official. Only £2000 a match fee with a base salary of £50,000. Compares to even Ligue one, its half what ligue one is offering.
Referees play an integral role in a football match. From officiating the game to monitoring and calling bookings, they do a lot of work. From game aspects without referees call, the game will be incomplete and look like a wild play.