How much does a Assistant Principal make?

Updated Jun 21, 2021

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$81,022 /yr
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1,377 salaries

$58K

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$81K

Average

$113K

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The national average salary for a Assistant Principal is $81,022 in United States. Filter by location to see Assistant Principal salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 1,377 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Assistant Principal employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Assistant Principal$81,022 /yr
L3
Principal III$124,252 /yr
L4
Lead Principal$138,850 /yr
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Harmony Public Schools
3.6

Harmony Public Schools

Assistant Principal

$72,825

 /yr
Range: $64K - $81K
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$64K

$81K

$63,587 - $81,320 Range

New York City Department of Education
3.7

New York City Department of Education

Assistant Principal

$124,236

 /yr
Range: $88K - $161K

$88K

$161K

$88,460 - $160,564 Range

Harmony Public Schools
3.6

Harmony Public Schools

Assistant Principal - Hourly

$37

 /hr
Range: $30 - $40

$30

$40

$30 - $40 Range

IDEA Public Schools
3.5

IDEA Public Schools

Assistant Principal

$73,454

 /yr
Range: $57K - $81K

$57K

$81K

$56,727 - $81,320 Range

Success Academy Charter Schools
2.8

Success Academy Charter Schools

Assistant Principal

$94,378

 /yr
Range: $90K - $115K

$90K

$115K

$90,262 - $114,886 Range

Rocketship Public Schools
3.3

Rocketship Public Schools

Assistant Principal

$94,678

 /yr
Range: $81K - $104K

$81K

$104K

$80,716 - $104,442 Range

Chicago Public Schools
3.4

Chicago Public Schools

Assistant Principal

$116,000

 /yr
Range: $103K - $131K

$103K

$131K

$103,369 - $131,399 Range

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KIPP Texas Public Schools
3.4

KIPP Texas Public Schools

Assistant Principal

$68,932

 /yr
Range: $64K - $76K

$64K

$76K

$63,710 - $75,963 Range

KIPP Schools
3.7

KIPP Schools

Assistant Principal

$78,000

 /yr
Range: $68K - $100K

$68K

$100K

$68,000 - $100,000 Range

Dallas Independent School District
3.5

Dallas Independent School District

Assistant Principal

$72,629

 /yr
Range: $63K - $1,017K

$63K

$1,017K

$63,217 - $1,016,702 Range

STRIVE Prep
3.2

STRIVE Prep

Assistant Principal

$71,553

 /yr
Range: $64K - $81K

$64K

$81K

$64,054 - $81,000 Range

Dove Science Academy
4.4

Dove Science Academy

Assistant Principal

$67,687

 /yr
Range: $54K - $75K

$54K

$75K

$53,903 - $74,802 Range

Houston ISD
3.4

Houston ISD

Assistant Principal

$73,731

 /yr
Range: $66K - $75K

$66K

$75K

$65,932 - $75,330 Range

Austin ISD
3.2

Austin ISD

Assistant Principal

$68,588

 /yr
Range: $63K - $80K

$63K

$80K

$63,070 - $80,350 Range

Wake County Public Schools
3.7

Wake County Public Schools

Assistant Principal

$77,539

 /yr
Range: $65K - $90K

$65K

$90K

$64,966 - $90,262 Range

Chesterfield County Public Schools
3.4

Chesterfield County Public Schools

Assistant Principal

$72,700

 /yr
Range: $66K - $83K

$66K

$83K

$66,263 - $83,059 Range

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
3.4

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools

Assistant Principal

$71,369

 /yr
Range: $61K - $78K

$61K

$78K

$60,741 - $77,613 Range

Gwinnett County Public Schools
3.7

Gwinnett County Public Schools

Assistant Principal

$89,207

 /yr
Range: $74K - $93K

$74K

$93K

$73,565 - $92,724 Range

Palm Beach County School District
3.8

Palm Beach County School District

Assistant Principal

$88,333

 /yr
Range: $78K - $102K

$78K

$102K

$77,712 - $101,648 Range

Mastery Charter School
3.7

Mastery Charter School

Assistant Principal

$92,164

 /yr
Range: $87K - $103K

$87K

$103K

$86,515 - $102,600 Range

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Recent Salary Reports

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$100,000
per year
An Assistant Principal in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
School / School District
$70,500
per year
An Assistant Principal in the Chattanooga, TN Area area reported making $70,500 per year
Additional Pay
$245k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Chattanooga, TN Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
School / School District
$85,000
per year
An Assistant Principal in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $85,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
School / School District
$80,000
per year
An Assistant Principal in the Jacksonville, FL Area area reported making $80,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Jacksonville, FL Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
School / School District
$78,000
per year
An Assistant Principal in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $78,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Atlanta, GA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$110,000
per year
An Assistant Principal in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $110,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
School / School District
$75,000
per year
An Elementary Assistant Principal in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $75,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Houston, TX Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
School / School District
$86,000
per year
An Assistant Principal in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $86,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
School / School District
$70,000
per year
An Assistant Principal in the Grand Rapids, MI Area area reported making $70,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Grand Rapids, MI Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
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