Being an NFL waterboy doesn’t sound like the most glamorous job in the world but it sure is one of the most essential jobs on an NFL training staff.

There are movies, songs, and documentaries on being an NFL waterboy, and the players aren’t the only ones making lots of money on the field.

Who Is A Water Boy?

Now the question is who is a water boy? A waterboy’s main task is to keep NFL players hydrated by making sure there is always water and other liquids available to the players while they are playing and training.

They also provide players with fresh towels and dispose of those that have been used by the players whiles playing on the field whenever there is a match that is ben played or there is a training session going on.

According to reports, most waterboys are unpaid as they work as stipend interns but when a person is being taken as a waterboy for a team the fellow is been added to the team’s staff and paid every month.

How much does an NFL Waterboy make?

The average salary of an NFL waterboy is a whopping $53,000 a year, according to Some are unpaid or work as stipend interns, but the full-time water and towel boys are considered part of the training staff.

However, with more experience one can earn a lot more than this. Waterboys are also provided with certain perks that can help push their salaries even higher.