Scottish Premiership Managers Salaries | Contract Deals | Bonuses & Performance Clauses | Ange Postecoglou Hold Expensive Contract Worth £3m Including Bonuses

Scottish Premiership 2021-22, edition 125th kickoff in July. The football organizers face allot of troubles hold matches with audience due to covid-19 that creates big problem for clubs financially. However, some clubs respond quickly before the season began in July 2022, after Steven Gerrard left the Rangers management job, Rangers FC hired Dutch former football player (Giovanni van Bronckhorst) to replace, Gerrard. Rangers looking forward to retain Scottish Premiership title. Scottish Premiership managers salaries based on their contract deal with clubs reported for 2021-2022 season.

ManagersBase Salary ClubContract
James McPake £275,000Dundee FC2022
Jim Goodwin £300,000St Mirren FC 2024
Callum Davidson £275,000Johnstone FC 2023
Robbie Neilson £350,000Hearts FC 2023
David Martindale £300,000Livingston FC 2021
Graham Alexander £300,000Motherwell 2025
Stephen Glass £420,000Aberdeen 2022
Malky Mackay £375,000Ross County 2022
Tam Courts £350,000Dundee United 2022
Ange Postecoglou£2 millionCeltic 2022
Giovanni van Bronckhorst£1.2 millionRangers 2025
Shaun Maloney £500,000Hibernian 2025

Ange Postecoglou | Celtic Manager | currently best paid manager in the league. Celtic provide contract worth of £1.5 million to £2.5 million which include bonuses for the managers to win against arch rivals, winning league cup and Scottish Premiership and qualifying for the Europa League or Champions League.

  • If Ange Postecoglou manage to win the league, Scottish league cup he will make more than (£2.5 million) in 2022

What is the Average Salary of Scottish Premiership Manager?

  • Average salary of Scottish Premiership manager (£275,000) on contract base.
  • The salary hike of manager in the same year if contract comes with performance clauses (£750k) a season.

Not all clubs have top classy budgets for the players wages or managers salaries, club offer to managers who accept the terms and condition, which include the bonuses and performance clause only if club manage qualify for the Europa League, Conference League or Champions League. Current average salary of Scottish Premiership manager based on facts and reports revealed by UK Media upto (£275k) guaranteed without bonuses but including bonuses it’s increase to maximum number (£500k to £750k) a season.

Guaranteed Bonuses | Performance Clauses for Managers :

  • Bonuses for qualification for champions league, europa league and conference league
  • Bonus for winning the league
  • Bonus to save club from relegation
  • Bonuses for winning Scottish Cup and League.

Celtic, Rangers mostly provide the bonuses to their managing staff for winning the league, win over arch rivals and qualified for UEFA competition. Some clubs hired managers and put clause to make sure team won’t get relegated, while some clubs offer managers bonuses to reach the top 5-6 position of the league.

Which Manager Contracts End Before June?

  • James McPake | May 2022
  • Stephen Glass | May 2022
  • Malky Mackay | May 2022
  • Tam Courts | June 2022
  • Ange Postecoglou | June 2022

Ange Postecoglou, the Celtic manager may get offer from the club for another year, currently his contract deal with club worth £3 million which include bonuses and performance clauses. Malky Mackay, Tam Courts, James McPake contracts will be renewal on base of their team performance currently facing relegation battle if manage to secure club from relegation club may offer a better contract with bonuses.

Who’s Highest Paid Manager In Scottish Premiership Season 2021-22 ?

Scottish Premiership Prize Share
  • Ange Postecoglou | contract worth of £3 million including bonuses
  • Giovanni Van Bronchkhorst | contract worth £2.4 million including bonuses

Ange Postecoglou and Giovanni van Bronckhorst the two hold the most expensive contract deals in the league, both offered jobs at clubs who’s wage bill record more than £30 million. These two clubs mostly offered bonuses and performance clauses. Steven Gerrard who recently joined Aston Villa earn a £2.5 million guaranteed salary without bonuses in 2020-21 season.

All the details based on Scottish Premiership managers salaries 2021-22 reported in UK news media’s, more details for the managers updated if there will be any change to managerial staff of the club.

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