The average pay for a Certified Scrummaster (CSM) is $87,137 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.
Certified Scrummaster (CSM) Total Pay (?
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$56,645 - $117,841
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $87,137
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Certified Scrummaster (CSM) Total Pay (?
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$18.38 - $102.71
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MEDIAN: $67.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$56,645 - $117,841  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,591  
Profit Sharing
$503 - $11,103  
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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$56,744 - $141,279  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 228
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$18.38 - $102.71  
   
Overtime
$26.67 - $65.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,591  
   
Profit Sharing
$503 - $11,103  
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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$56,744 - $141,279  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 228
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Job Description for Certified Scrummaster (CSM)
Certified scrummaster (CSM) jobs are usually classified as engineering positions within the engineering department. The certified scrummaster is responsible for leading project teams and facilitating the Agile approach within these teams. Additionally, the certified scrummaster arranges meetings, sprints, and demos. The day-to-day responsibilities of a certified scrummaster include developing and maintaining Agile training, providing guidance for entry-level engineers, ensuring that processes are aligned with the goals of the business, and measuring processes against the corporate quality goals. Certified scrummasters work with a number of colleagues, including engineers, production employees, project managers, supply chain personnel, and logistics employees. They usually report to the director of engineering or engineering department lead. Individuals in this position typically work full time in an office environment, although overtime may be required depending on the needs of the CSM's employer.
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Certified Scrummaster (CSM) Tasks
  • Set schedules, facilitate discussions and resolve problems.
  • Guide and shape team-oriented behaviors and interactions.
  • Lead a team in design, implementation, testing and validation of programming code and products.
  • Document and communicate expectations, resolutions and product information.
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Pay by Experience Level for Certified Scrummaster (CSM)
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
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$92,000
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Experience Affects Certified Scrummaster (CSM) Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$92,000

Skills That Affect Certified Scrummaster (CSM) Salaries

Agile
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ScrumMaster
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National Average
$92,000
Scrum
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Business Analysis
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Gender
Female
39%
female alumni
 
Male
61%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
7%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 12%
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