English Premier League season began in the month of August and there are 380 matches played each year. The tough job is being official in the match to take fair decision. There are many controversy took place regarding to the referees performance during the matches. How much money do the referees in premier league paid for per match. £1,500 is the actual money that an EPL referee earn from season games.
In 2011, the estimated salary of the EPL official per match is (£900) which is now 13% increase after six year. The Assistant referees that look for the offside rule and fouls that were made during the game on right and left side of the both sides of stadium earn £350 per match in 2013. There is much gap in the pay-scale of the senior referees of English Premier League. Martin Atkinson, Roger East and Mike Dean are among the most earning officials. They selected for the big derby games so there are less chances of unfairness in the match.
|Summary||Per Match||Annual Earnings|
Match Officials are the ones who look after if there is foul, penalty, handball, or cheating take place in the match. The two assistant referee’s on left side and right side of the stadium which provide extended help to the official about the offside , corner kick decision. Premier league referees were among the highest paid in all football leagues worldwide.
|Mike Jones||£300,000 , (£1,500 per match fee)|
|Martin Atkinson||£300,000 , (£1,500 per match fee)|
|Mike Dean||£300,000 , (£1,500 per match fee)|
|Roger East||£240,000 , (£1,000 per match fee)|
|Stuart Attwell||£240,000 , (£1,000 per match fee)|
|Lee Mason||£150,000 , (£800 per match fee)|
|Lee Probert||£150,000 , (£800 per match fee)|
|Andre Marriner||£240,000 , (£1,000 per match fee)|
|Bobby Madley||£150,000 , (£800 per match fee)|
|Kevin Friend||£70,000 , (£500 per match fee)|
|Graham Scott||£120,000 , (£690 per match fee)|
In the above table you will see the estimated annual salaries of the match officials of EPL. There is huge difference in the professional referees earnings and newcomers. Some of these officials were from elite panel and they earn annual (£300,000). All the information and data about the premier league referees obtain from trusted sources and some officials salaries estimated.