Handball getting popular sports worldwide. International tournament started in all four continents Asia, Africa, America and Europe. Match officials selected from all countries for the fair results. Handball referees salaries revealed in 2018. A professional match official earned $800 per match.
Four match official giving duty during the handball match. Two are match referees, score keeper and time keeper. All four match referees have to follow the rule’s and regulations. Ref’s positioned diagonally during the match to make sure about side line fouls.
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Two match referee’s who played the key role in match earn ($1,000) per match. If they get selected for European Handball Championship or World Handball Championship earnings doubles per match ($1,500) received. A professional referee earn maximum $35,000 from handball international tournaments and leagues worldwide.
Score Keeper and Time Keeper both official get paid same salary of $1,000 per match. Their duties might different from the two match referee’s but they keep eye time and score for any kind of mistake.
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The above table shows three categories of referees selection. Professional referee’s male and female both earn good salary. A male professional ref earn ($1,000) per match and female ($500) per match in women’s handball game.
Third category is junior referees male and female both selected from development program. Once they get experience of 2-3 years in handball offered contract from different leagues and IHF competition.
EHF Champions League where best handball clubs compete with each. A match official for the EHF game earn ($800) as TSM Sports reported. A handball blog revealed that match referees earn per match fee’s ($1,500) during the IHF World Champions and European Handball Championship.
Germany, France and Spain handball leagues paying ($500) per match fee’s as per rumors claimed. Each handball league have different match official and they selected on base of their experienced. Handball referees salaries 5% less compared to (Tennis Umpires Salaries) in 2022.