With about three in five of Head Golf Professionals in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Head Golf Professionals is $45K annually and can range from $29K on the lower end to $84K per year near the higher end. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and just over two-fifths lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by the greater part and dental coverage is claimed by over a third. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$30,169 - $79,555
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MEDIAN: $44,523
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$8.97 - $82.41
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$30,169 - $79,555  
   
Bonus
$1,987 - $14,681  
Profit Sharing
$6,000  
Commission
$4,943 - $22,500  
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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$29,388 - $83,765  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 200
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$28$56$84
Hourly Rate
$8.97 - $82.41  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.32  
Overtime
$20.85  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$1,987 - $14,681  
   
Commission
$4,943 - $22,500  
Profit Sharing
$6,000  
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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$29,388 - $83,765  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13

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Job Description for Head Golf Professional

Head golf professionals generally oversee all operations at a private or public golf course. Their duties generally include organizing events for their club, overseeing budgets, and managing expenses such as for golf carts, ground maintenance and golf clubs. They also ensure that their pro shop functions well and is profitable; if their club has a snack bar or other food facilities, head golf professionals provide oversight for these services as well. Head golf professionals also respond to the complaints and concerns of any users of their golf facilities - such as club members - in a timely and professional manner.

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Head Golf Professional Tasks

  • Manage, hire, train and schedule subordinate staff in pro shop, golf range and locker room.
  • Provide guests of all experience levels with professional coaching and lessons.
  • Oversee the planning, promotion and execution of all golf activities, organizing tee times, enforcing rules and regulations and overseeing golf play.
  • Organize all aspects of golfing events and tournaments.

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Pay by Experience Level for Head Golf Professional

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


The average inexperienced worker earns $40K, and someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a bigger median salary of $45K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $51K in this role. Folks who claim more than 20 years of relevant experience actually report a comparatively lower median income of $50K.

Key Stats for Head Golf Professional

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.
034
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
26%
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Experience Affects Head Golf Professional Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Late-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
$45,000

Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 35%
vision benefits
Vision: 29%
dental benefits
None: 44%
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