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Umpires Referees Sports Officials Skills

Below are the skills needed to be umpires referees sports officials according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Skill NameImportanceCompetence
Critical Thinking3.53.62
Speaking3.53.12
Judgment and Decision Making3.253
Monitoring3.123.12
Social Perceptiveness3.122.62

Umpires Referees Sports Officials Abilities

Below are the abilities needed to be umpires referees sports officials according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Ability NameImportanceCompetence
Far Vision3.883.88
Near Vision3.883.5
Oral Expression3.753.75
Speech Clarity3.623.62
Problem Sensitivity3.53.5

Umpires Referees Sports Officials Knowledge

Below are the knowledge areas needed to be umpires referees sports officials according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Knowledge AreaImportanceCompetence
Education and Training3.273.76
English Language3.063.12
Customer and Personal Service2.943.24
Administration and Management2.852.82
Psychology2.823.36

Umpires Referees Sports Officials Work activities

Below are the work activities involved in being umpires referees sports officials according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest).

   
Work ActivityImportanceCompetence
Making Decisions and Solving Problems4.524.79
Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates4.154.33
Getting Information4.093.91
Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge4.064.39
Performing General Physical Activities3.974.64

Umpires Referees Sports Officials Work styles

Below are the work styles involved in being umpires referees sports officials according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest).

   
Work StyleImportance
Integrity4.85
Self Control4.82
Stress Tolerance4.73
Dependability4.64
Attention to Detail4.52

Metro Areas Sorted by Total Employment for
Umpires Referees Sports Officials

Listed below are the 10 largest metro areas based on the total number of people employed in Umpires Referees Sports Officials jobs , as of 2017

   
Metro AreaTotal EmploymentAnnual Mean Salary
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim600 $29,970
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood590 $31,130
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward470 $34,330
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington460 $32,760
Provo-Orem440 $19,200
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin290 $39,340
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale210 $44,920
Lawrence200 $30,700
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis200 $38,180
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario170 $29,610

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Source : 2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 22.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

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