Canadian Football League held each year how much salary paid to the CFL referees during a match and end of they year. According to sources the CFL referees and match officials are not full time employed. Their current compensation for on-field officials is not public. But in 2015, a sports journal claimed that a CFL referee get paid $150 per match. Well there is always a huge difference in rookie level and professional level referees.
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Professional CFL referees get paid extra money they earn bonus for their appearance in the match. They mostly selected for the matches because of their experience. A professional referee in CFL (Canadian Football League) get paid maximum $300 but his earnings were double when he become officials team member in the playoffs. Where as $2,500 paid to a professional CFL referee for the final (Grey Cup). If professional referee holds 18 games during the season he may grossed his earnings ($20,000-$50,000) which include bonus earnings.
Junior Referees in CFL do not get paid big money, they mostly selected for the minor league once they had a good experience and well aware of the rules and regulation. Once they get experience of 3-4 years they get promoted for CFL matches and selected as match officials, lines-man, side judge, back judge or umpire.
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Grey Cup Final & Playoffs CFL Referees Earnings:
Just like other competition the referees pay compensation increase when they were selected for the playoffs of the season. Few years ago article published that a CFL umpire,match referee and head lines man earn upto ($1,000) during the playoffs. In Grey Cup finals referee make $2,000 from the match.