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.
What you can expect to experience while on the job
Employment of umpires, referees, and other sports officials is projected to grow 32 percent from 2021 to 2031, much faster than the average for all occupations. About 3,600 openings for umpires, referees, and other sports officials are projected each year, on average, over the decade. Many of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to different occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire.Read More
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