Assistant Golf Professionals in the United States are largely men, earning an average of $28K annually. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Close to one-half of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, slightly less than half report medical coverage and over a third claim dental coverage as well. Job satisfaction for Assistant Golf Professionals is high. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$21,512 - $38,284
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$28K
$38K
MEDIAN: $28,061
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$8.84 - $14.81
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$13K$26K$39K
Salary
$21,512 - $38,284  
   
Bonus
$201.34 - $2,483  
Profit Sharing
$750  
Commission
$2,400  
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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$19,963 - $37,205  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 141
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$8$16$24
Hourly Rate
$8.84 - $14.81  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.08 - $2.52  
Overtime
$13.01 - $21.93  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$16K$32K$48K
Bonus
$201.34 - $2,483  
   
Commission
$2,400  
Profit Sharing
$750  
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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$19,963 - $37,205  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 119

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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

  • Inspect, maintain cleanliness and ensure adequate supply of golf carts.
  • Provide club repair and club fitting for customers.
  • Check-in and check-out players maintaining control of the daily tee sheet and accurately assessing charges.
  • 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.

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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.


Assistant Golf Professionals do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $26K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $28K. Assistant Golf Professionals bring in $29K after working for 10 to 20 years. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $34K.

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Key Stats for Assistant Golf Professional

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 46 votes.
061
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Assistant Golf Professional Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
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National Average
$27,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 47%
dental benefits
Dental: 36%
vision benefits
Vision: 26%
dental benefits
None: 51%
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