Assistant Golf Professional Salary

Male Assistant Golf Professionals number significantly more than their female counterparts, and average earnings in this role come out to $28K annually in the United States. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — about one-half lack coverage. On the flip side, around half have medical insurance and over a third receive dental plans. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$19,945 - $39,303
(Median)
$20K
$28K
$39K
MEDIAN: $27,809
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90%

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$8.07 - $14.34
(Median)
$8
$10
$14
MEDIAN: $10
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$19,945 - $39,303  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,915  
Commission
$636 - $6,128  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$18,689 - $37,664  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 144
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$8.07 - $14.34  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $2.45  
Overtime
$7.67 - $19.46  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,915  
   
Commission
$636 - $6,128  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$18,689 - $37,664  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 108
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Job Description for Assistant Golf Professional

Assistant golf professionals help manage their golf course, which can include a range of duties, from ensuring the turf is maintained to keeping supplies in stock. They must also interact with clients, and strong customer service skills are crucial; hospitality experience may also be helpful. Golf courses may use several different computer programs, such as point of sale (POS) systems and tee time programs; familiarity with these programs is needed as well.

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Assistant Golf Professional Tasks

  • Act as course attendant (or ranger) to keep course organized and stocked as well as monitor pace of play.
  • Supervise golf play in accordance to club rules.
  • Coordinate and communicate tee time schedules.
  • Inspect, maintain cleanliness and ensure adequate supply of golf carts.
  • Provide club repair and club fitting for customers.

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Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Golf Professional

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


The average beginner in this position makes around $25K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $28K. Assistant Golf Professionals bring in $28K after working for 10 to 20 years. Respondents who boast more than two decades on the job don't boast commensurate pay, unfortunately; these veterans see average earnings of only $25K.

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Experience Affects Assistant Golf Professional Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$26,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Late-Career
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 50 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 51% dental benefits Dental: 35%
vision benefits Vision: 24% employee benefits None: 49%
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