How Much Are Snooker Refs Paid ?

There are over 50 professional snooker referees, including the likes of Jan Verhaas, Tatiana Woollaston and Paul Collier

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What Does A Snooker Referee Do

Snooker referees must be attentive at all times and encouraging fast but fair play is one of the best traits for snooker officials. 

Snooker Referees Get Paid ?

New referees can earn around £70 per match at a reasonable level but local tournaments tend to offer lower sums of money per fixture.

How Much Do

Snooker Referees

World Snooker cover referee expenses where appropriate, with mileage for travelling to venues and tournaments included, as well as hotel expenses.

World Snooker Referees

Marcel Eckardt was selected to officiate the 2020 Snooker World Championship final after an excellent year and he is widely regarded as one of the top snooker referees.

Female Snooker Referees

The number of women in snooker has increased in recent years, with female snooker referees now officiating at most major tournaments.

Female Snooker Referees

Tatiana Woollaston and Desislava Bozhilova are now household names in the snooker world and both women are prime examples of successful female snooker referees.

Snooker Referees Salary

According to, the base salary for female snooker referees is slightly lower at $20,000 per season.

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