How much do Super Bowl Refs make?

The question on everyone's mind...

Super Bowl LIV - San Francisco 49ers v Kansas City Chiefs
Super Bowl LIV - San Francisco 49ers v Kansas City Chiefs / Elsa/GettyImages
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If there's one thing everyone is hoping for from Super Bowl LVIII, it's that the story following the game isn't about the officiating. We know that Bill Vinovich is the referee for the big game this year and it's his third Super Bowl as an official.

A question that might be on some people's minds as the game is taking place and the refs (hopefully don't) take center stage is their salaries. How much are these guys getting paid to throw penalty flags for the biggest game in sports?

Super Bowl refs salary

We don't have the exact numbers when it comes to how much the officials are raking in for the Super Bowl but according to Techopedia, the best guess for how much a ref makes for working the Super Bowl is anywhere from $30,000 to $50,000.

This is a big moment for the NFL as even non-football fans will watch the Super Bowl so the high salary is a reward for being reliable on the biggest stage. Let's hope these officials aren't a talking point following Super Bowl LVIII.

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