Average Golf Course Superintendent Salary

$55,445
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,029
Bonus
$2,300
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Golf Course Superintendent is $55,445.
10%
$37k
MEDIAN
$55k
90%
$94k
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Salary
$37k - $94k
Bonus
$486 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$200 - $4k
Total Pay
$34k - $93k

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Job Description for Golf Course Superintendent

Golf Course Superintendent Tasks
  • Oversee schedules and budgets for the golf course.
  • Work with government and environmental groups.
  • Oversee marketing and outreach strategies to increase customers and bookings.
  • Track inventory and order materials and supplies, checking for proper usage.
  • Hire, train, and supervise staff in special projects and regular maintenance.

Job Satisfaction for Golf Course Superintendent

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Pay by Experience Level for Golf Course Superintendent

An early career Golf Course Superintendent with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $48,835 based on 77 salaries. A mid-career Golf Course Superintendent with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $53,049 based on 118 salaries. An experienced Golf Course Superintendent with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,557 based on 243 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $60,737.
Employees with Golf Course Superintendent in their job title in Palm Desert, California earn an average of 57.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Portland, Oregon (42.9% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (12.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Phoenix, Arizona (10.9% less) and Columbus, Ohio (7.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 705 survey responses.
Early Career
10.9%
Mid Career
16.7%
Experienced
34.5%
Late Career
37.9%