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Career Outlook in Agile Project Management

The online Master’s in Agile Project Management program will equip you with the skills you need to apply Agile methodology to manage projects and lead teams. The degree is appropriate for professionals interested in pursuing a new career as an Agile project manager, and for those who wish to develop innovative solutions by using an iterative and incremental project management approach.

The current market for Agile project management jobs is strong. There are over 4.5 million positions available to an individual with a Master’s Degree in Project Management.1 Most project management-related positions are financially rewarding, and many are expected to experience job growth above the national average.

  • Computer and Information Systems Managers
    Median: $135,8003
  • Marketing Managers
    Median: $127,5603
  • IT Senior Project Manager
    Median: $110,7022
  • Software Developer
    Median: $102,2803
  • IT Project Manager
    Median: $84,7253
  • Senior Business Analyst
    Median: $82,4062
  • Management Analysts
    Median: $81,3303
  • Project Manager
    Median: $70,4962

Additional related job titles in which skills in Agile project management are in demand include:

  • Director of Project Management
  • Senior Project Manager
  • Associate Project Manager
  • Assistant Project Manager
  • Project Coordinator
  • New Product Development Manager
  • Process and Integration Manager
  • Systems Implementation Manager
  • Project Engineer
  • Project Leader
  • Technical Project Manager
  • Business Project Manager
  • Development Project Manager
  • Risk Project Manager

1U.S. Department of Labor. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Retrieved from https://www.bls.gov/data/
2Accessed by position title at www.payscale.com
3Accessed by position title at www.bls.gov/ooh

To learn more about American University’s online MS in Agile Project Management program, call 855.725.7614 to speak with an admissions adviser or request more information.