Entry-Level Certified Scrummaster (CSM) Salary

The average Entry-Level Certified Scrummaster earns approximately $77K annually. Total cash compensation to Entry-Level Certified Scrummasters approaches anywhere from $53K on the lower end to $113K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $10K from bonuses and upwards of $8K from profit sharing. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a large number earn dental coverage. Men make up a slight majority of Entry-Level Certified Scrummasters (52 percent) who responded to the survey. Most Entry-Level Certified Scrummasters report high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$52,845 - $104,178
$53K
$77K
$100K
MEDIAN: $76,927
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$13.95 - $70.23
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$45
$70
MEDIAN: $44.62
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$52,845 - $104,178  
   
Bonus
$1,002 - $10,239  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $8,170  
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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$52,797 - $113,113  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 375
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$13.95 - $70.23  
   
Overtime
$48.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$1,002 - $10,239  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $8,170  
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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$52,797 - $113,113  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 53

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $79,073

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For Entry-Level Certified Scrummasters, working in the bustling city of San Francisco has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Entry-Level Certified Scrummasters can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Denver (+26 percent), Seattle (+12 percent), Austin (+7 percent), and Dallas (+6 percent). Phoenix is the lowest-paying area, 11 percent south of the national average. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in New York and Portland (10 percent lower and 9 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Certified Scrummaster (CSM)

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 54 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
19%
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Skills That Affect Certified Scrummaster (CSM) Salaries

Business Analysis
▲5%

Agile
▲3%

▲2%


Scrum
▼0%

National Average
$79,000

Project Management
▼2%

Facilitator
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 54 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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