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Hockey Fortune: $80,293

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Vern Buffey’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $80,293 (US $756,058 in today's dollars), ranking #5716 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Salary History - Vern Buffey
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
(US$)
In today's
US$
Rank
1959-60 $5,215 $54,512
Amount in Canadian currency: $5,000.
His first year as a NHL referee. Estimated salary based on documented salary for the 1960-61 season.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1960-61 $5,155 $53,101
Amount in Canadian currency: $5,000.
As a NHL referee. Signed an agreement with the league for a base salary of CAN$5,000.
Source(s): Copy of agreement
1961-62 $4,935 $50,308
Amount in Canadian currency: $5,000.
As a NHL referee. Estimated minimum salary based on documented salary for the 1960-61 season.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1962-63 $4,680 $47,140
Amount in Canadian currency: $5,000.
As a NHL referee. Estimated minimum salary based on documented salary for the 1960-61 season.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1963-64 $4,635 $46,123
Amount in Canadian currency: $5,000.
As a NHL referee. Estimated minimum salary based on documented salary for the 1960-61 season.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1964-65 $6,953 $68,292
Amount in Canadian currency: $7,500.
As a NHL referee. Signed an agreement with the league for a base salary of CAN$7,500.
Source(s): Copy of agreement
1965-66 $6,960 $67,303
Amount in Canadian currency: $7,500.
As a NHL referee. Estimated minimum salary based on documented salary for the 1964-65 season.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1966-67 $6,960 $65,353
Amount in Canadian currency: $7,500.
As a NHL referee. Estimated minimum salary based on documented salary for the 1964-65 season.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1967-68 $11,588 $105,837
Amount in Canadian currency: $12,500.
As a NHL referee. His base salary was CAN$12,500
Source(s): Yahoo
1968-69 $11,600 $101,625
Amount in Canadian currency: $12,500.
As a NHL referee. Estimated minimum salary based on documented salary for the 1967-68 season.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1969-70 $11,613 $96,465
Amount in Canadian currency: $12,500.
His last season as a NHL referee. Estimated minimum salary based on documented salary for the 1967-68 season.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
Career Total: US $80,293
(In today's dollars: US $756,058)

NHL Rank: 5716
(In today's dollars: 4680)

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