How much does a School Principal earn in the United States? The average School Principal salary in the United States is $104,547 as of December 28, 2018, but the range typically falls between $92,350 and $117,612. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.
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Directs and oversees education and teaching programs for an assigned school. Responsibilities include developing the curriculum, staffing departments, reviewing faculty performance, and creating an at More
Directs and oversees education and teaching programs for an assigned school. Responsibilities include developing the curriculum, staffing departments, reviewing faculty performance, and creating an atmosphere conducive to scholarly pursuits. Ensures all school activities are within budgetary guidelines. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a superintendent. May require a master's degree. Typically manages through subordinate managers and professionals in larger groups of moderate complexity. Provides input to strategic decisions that affect the functional area of responsibility. May give input into developing the budget. Capable of resolving escalated issues arising from operations and requiring coordination with other departments. Typically requires 3+ years of managerial experience. Less
Includes bonus, healthcare, and retirement
5 + years experience
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