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Officiating Ranked as Highest-paying Side Job

By Mary Caldwell/AJC on May 12, 2019 officials Print

From the Atlanta Journal Constitution:

If you already have a full-time job, you may be looking for something more. A side job offers the opportunity to earn extra money and new skills.

The following are some of the highest-paying side jobs and where you can get one in Atlanta right now:


Since games and matches are often held in the evenings or on the weekends, you can likely work around a full-time job that has a daytime weekday schedule. You'll need knowledge of a specific sport as well as some additional training to become a referee. Job opportunities include refereeing for high schools, local colleges and recreational leagues. The Georgia High School Associationhosts camps that help officials of various sports further their knowledge, and you can find job opportunities by contacting associations.

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