Major League Soccer now getting response around the world. In past few years millions of football fans in the world start supporting and watching the matches MLS football league after including top footballers in the league like (Kaka, David Villa, Sebastian Giovinco, Bastian Schweinsteiger and many more) how much a professional MLS referee earn per match during the Major League Soccer match each season. Previously a report claims that MLS referee get paid $500.
|Categories||Per Match Fees||MLS All Stars Match Fees||Annual Earnings|
|Entry Level Referees||$50||N/A||$20,000|
Professional MLS Referees Per Match Fees:
Professional match officials and assistant referees who had experienced of 3-5 years in MLS League make more then those who recently debut in a on-going season. A pro match official in MLS match earn $800 per match and assistant referees who is alongside on both left and right side of the ground earn $450 per match. But if we compare the salaries of MLS referees with Premier League or Bundesliga referees its bit lower then them.
Women MLS Referees Per Match Fees:
Recently women referees start working in the Major League Soccer, a pro female referee earn $350 per match. Kathryn Nesbitt among the pro female referee who is doing her duty as (assistant referee) in the match. Kari Seitz is one of the professional women referee who completed his job in American soccer league.
Entry Level MLS Referees Per Match Fees:
They are young referees mostly working in the development program. Entry level not get enough match during their professional career. They learn referee duties after working in the minor soccer league. A entry level referee earn $50 per match. But if his performance as official increased he promoted to elite panel of the referees during the season and also get few games in with start of new season.
|Categories||Per Match Fees||Annual Earnings||Category|
|Alan Kelly||$800||$200,000||Match Referee|
|Mark Geiger||$800||$200,000||Match Referee|
|Hilario Grajeda||$800||$200,000||Match Referee|
|Edvin Jurisevic||$650||$175,000||Match Referee|
|Chris Penso||$650||$175,000||Match Referee|
|Craig Lowry||$350||$70,000||Assistant Referee|
|Peter Manikowski||$350||$70,000||Assistant Referee|
|Daniel Belleau||$350||$70,000||Assistant Referee|
|Darren Clark||$270||$50,000||Assistant Referee|
|Bill Dittmar||$270||$50,000||Assistant Referee|
|Joe Fletcher||$270||$50,000||Assistant Referee|
|Corey Parker||$270||$50,000||Assistant Referee|
The match officials salaries hike once selected for further big matches such as (MLS Cup Final) and All Stars Match. According to economic magazine a match referee earn $2,500 fees during the all stars match. The assistant referees alongside him earn ($1,000).