What is my earning potential as a Scrum Master?

It depends on your level of experience and the application, for example, whether you are a contracted on a daily rate or an employed on a full-time rate.

According to Glass Door, the average salary for a is £59,350 per annum whilst CW Jobs UK post an average of £62,500 per annum. Entry-level salaries for a in the UK is around £44,873 per annum.

In the US, the average salary for a is $100,000 per annum.

In the contracting world, experienced s can earn between £500 per day and £1,500 per day depending on the nature of the engagement and the extent of their expertise.


In terms of earning potential, the sky really is the limit.

A natural progression for s is often in the direction of becoming an .

A can progress to an Advanced Certified after a year of practicing as a and onto a Certified Scrum Professional after an additional year of practice.

IC Agile offer a Certified Agile Team Coaching course and certification for s if you would like to enter the world of ing a little sooner than the Scrum Alliance path.

According to Glass Door, the average salary for an Agile coach is £76,397 per annum in the UK whilst Indeed list their average daily rate for an Agile coach as £559 per day.

In the contracting world, es can command anything from £500 per day to £5,000 per day depending on the nature of the engagement and their expertise.

Scrum Alliance offer two Agile coaching certifications, namely the Certified Team Coach (CTC) and Certified Enterprise Coach (CEC) certifications.

There is not a course for these Scrum Alliance credentials but there is a mentored path.

To become a CTC or a CEC, you would need to work with a mentor and coach to prepare you for the certification application.

Agile Centre started the ing Academy with this goal in mind. We are committed to growing the next generation of great s and Agile coaches, and the academy is designed to mentor and coach from apprenticeship through to mastery level.

If you would like to become a and begin your journey toward Agile coaching, visit our Certified and Advanced Certified course pages.

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John McFadyen is an Executive and Enterprise Agile Coach with proven experience working on some of the UK and Europe’s largest, most complex Agile Transformations. As a Certified Scrum Trainer, John brings a wealth of experience as an Agile coach, Agile practitioner and software developer into each of the four core courses he provides. The war stories, the insights into successful Agile transformations and everything he has learned from coaching high-performance Agile teams combine to provide course delegates with a unique, compelling training experience that transforms as much as it empowers.

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