Golf Professional Salary

The majority of Golf Professionals in the United States — a little more than half — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $25K to $61K per year, and the median is $39K per year. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. Although roughly a third lack health benefits of any kind, more than half do enjoy medical insurance, and nearly two in five get dental coverage, too. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$25,259 - $61,657
$25K
$39K
$62K
MEDIAN: $38,616
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90%

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$9.76 - $15.42
$9
$12
$15
MEDIAN: $12.26
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$25,259 - $61,657  
   
Bonus
$511 - $9,787  
Profit Sharing
$15,000  
Commission
$1,007 - $29,799  
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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$25,031 - $61,241  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 73
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.76 - $15.42  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.11  
Overtime
$12.77 - $23.52  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$511 - $9,787  
   
Commission
$1,007 - $29,799  
Profit Sharing
$15,000  
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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$25,031 - $61,241  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 21

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Pay by Experience Level for Golf Professional

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


Golf Professionals who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $30K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $41K. Golf Professionals see a median salary of $44K after reaching one to two decades on the job. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $49K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

Key Stats for Golf Professional

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Golf Professional Salaries

Late-Career
▲32%

Experienced
▲21%

Mid-Career
▲10%

National Average
$37,000

Entry-Level
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 41%
vision benefits
Vision: 31%
dental benefits
None: 33%
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