Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Principal make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$175,212 / yrTotal Pay
$145,151 / yrBase Pay
$30,062 / yrAdditional Pay

$175,212

 / yr
$65K$546K
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Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Principal is $175,212 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $145,151 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $30,062 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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What are some related job titles for Principal?

Some related job titles are Director Salaries with median pay of $161,306, School Principal Salaries with median pay of $110,762, Vice President Salaries with median pay of $243,034, Assistant Principal Salaries with median pay of $90,050.

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Kearney
4.3

Kearney

Principal

$167,227

 /yr
Range: $160K - $363K

$160K

$363K

$159,789 - $363,312 Range

Infosys
3.3

Infosys

Principal

$165,852

 /yr
Range: $118K - $215K

$118K

$215K

$117,530 - $214,626 Range

Boston Consulting Group
4.4

$251,272

 /yr
Range: $206K - $374K

$206K

$374K

$205,820 - $374,294 Range

Mercer
3.9

Mercer

Principal

$170,876

 /yr
Range: $114K - $249K

$114K

$249K

$113,619 - $248,777 Range

North Highland
4.4

$162,340

 /yr
Range: $120K - $243K

$120K

$243K

$119,976 - $243,204 Range

Booz Allen Hamilton
4.2

$235,965

 /yr
Range: $190K - $300K

$190K

$300K

$189,740 - $299,860 Range

Capgemini
3.8

Capgemini

Principal

$250,091

 /yr
Range: $172K - $325K

$172K

$325K

$171,573 - $324,798 Range

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Slalom
4.4

Slalom

Principal

$165,000

 /yr
Range: $123K - $202K

$123K

$202K

$122,954 - $201,602 Range

Deloitte
4.0

Deloitte

Principal

$124,814

 /yr
Range: $116K - $949K

$116K

$949K

$116,192 - $948,562 Range

Harmony Public Schools
3.7

$99,118

 /yr
Range: $72K - $105K

$72K

$105K

$71,832 - $105,378 Range

Booz & Company
4.2

$274,961

 /yr
Range: $221K - $360K

$221K

$360K

$221,135 - $359,927 Range

Oliver Wyman
4.2

Oliver Wyman

Principal

$253,571

 /yr
Range: $227K - $299K

$227K

$299K

$227,194 - $298,722 Range

KKR
4.5

KKR

Principal

$210,756

 /yr
Range: $169K - $493K

$169K

$493K

$168,605 - $492,962 Range

Pacific Gas and Electric
3.9

$156,883

 /yr
Range: $131K - $196K

$131K

$196K

$131,154 - $195,609 Range

New York City Department of Education
3.5

$100K

$195K

$100,000 - $194,825 Range

EY-Parthenon
4.0

EY-Parthenon

Principal

$167,889

 /yr
Range: $160K - $232K

$160K

$232K

$160,487 - $231,642 Range

IQVIA
3.9

IQVIA

Principal

$217,077

 /yr
Range: $146K - $276K

$146K

$276K

$146,360 - $275,969 Range

Manhattan Associates
4.1

$89,576

 /yr
Range: $76K - $111K

$76K

$111K

$75,713 - $111,352 Range

Pariveda
4.6

Pariveda

Principal

$226,115

 /yr
Range: $200K - $256K

$200K

$256K

$199,907 - $256,469 Range

Infinitive
3.5

Infinitive

Principal

$118,311

 /yr
Range: $77K - $167K

$77K

$167K

$76,942 - $167,262 Range

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$100,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Principal with 1 to 3 years of experience

$93,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Principal with 1 to 3 years of experience

$160,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Principal with 7 to 9 years of experience

$120,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Principal with more than 15 years of experience

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$95,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Principal with 4 to 6 years of experience

$82,320

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Principal with 4 to 6 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Principal salaries

The national average salary for a Principal is $151,650 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Principal salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 4558 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Principal employees.

The highest salary for a Principal in United States is $266,310 per year.

The lowest salary for a Principal in United States is $86,357 per year.

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