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There are four referees in an official FIFA world cup game. There is the main referee on the field with the players. There are the two linesmen (or assistant referees). Then there is the fourth refereee, who keeps track of time, substitutions and so on.
They earn between $25k and $70k per NFL season. Since they are considered to be part-time employees, this isn't too bad. As a reference: NBA/MLB referees will earn from $100k to $300k per season, thanks to their much fuller schedule.
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NFL referees were never volunteers. However, many of them got their start in recreational leagues near their hometowns as volunteers.
Most NFL referees have other jobs and work those during the off season. Some NFL referees are business owners or attorneys.
NFL referees throw their hats because they have already thrown their flags and the play has not stopped yet.
The referees in an NFL game have a very difficult job in calling the game they are assigned to. The highest paid among the referees is unknown.
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12 new footballs are marked with the letter "K' for NFL football games.
NFL referees make approximately $149,000 to $173,000 a year. If they work playoff games, then they will earn an additional $7,500 to $10,000 more per game.
They are assigned to each game