Assistant Golf Professional Salary

A sizeable majority of Assistant Golf Professionals in the United States are men. In this role, average pay is around $28K annually. Health benefits are not claimed by all — one-half lack any form of coverage — but close to one-half have medical insurance, and over a third have dental, too. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$19,968 - $39,252
(Median)
$20K
$28K
$39K
MEDIAN: $27,880
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$8.08 - $14.32
(Median)
$8
$11
$14
MEDIAN: $10
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Salary
$19,968 - $39,252  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,915  
Commission
$641 - $6,082  
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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$18,850 - $38,126  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 146
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$8.08 - $14.32  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $4.25  
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.
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,915  
   
Commission
$641 - $6,082  
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).
)
$18,850 - $38,126  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 110
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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 worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $25K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $28K. Assistant Golf Professionals claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $29K. People who have worked for 20 years or more actually report earning less than people who are in the middle of their careers; the veterans take home a mere $25K by contrast.

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Experience Affects Assistant Golf Professional Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$26,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Late-Career
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 51 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
14%
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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