School Principal Salaries

3,671 SalariesUpdated Sep 17, 2020

Average Base Pay
$106,951 / yr
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How much does a School Principal make?

The national average salary for a School Principal is $106,951 in United States. Filter by location to see School Principal salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 3,671 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by School Principal employees.

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School Principal

New York City Department of Education

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$146K - $166K

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$146K - $166K
$146K$166K

School Principal

Newark Public Schools

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$130K - $144K

2 salaries

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$130K - $144K
$130K$144K

School Principal

ArchDiocese of Chicago

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$68K - $78K

2 salaries

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$68K - $78K
$68K$78K

School Principal

Los Angeles USD

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$107K - $115K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$107K - $115K
$107K$115K

School Principal

DC Public Schools

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$169K - $183K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$169K - $183K
$169K$183K

School Principal

Miami Dade Public Schools

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$112K - $123K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$112K - $123K
$112K$123K

School Principal

Oakland Unified School District

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$114K - $125K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$114K - $125K
$114K$125K

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School Principal

Seattle Public Schools

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$124K - $135K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$124K - $135K
$124K$135K

School Principal

North East Independent School District

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$109K - $118K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$109K - $118K
$109K$118K

School Principal

KIPP Texas Public Schools

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$90K - $97K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$90K - $97K
$90K$97K

School Principal

Lighthouse Academies

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$108K - $116K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$108K - $116K
$108K$116K

School Principal

Katy Independent School District

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$90K - $97K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$90K - $97K
$90K$97K

School Principal

Indianapolis Public Schools

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$62K - $67K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$62K - $67K
$62K$67K

School Principal

Detroit Public Schools

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$107K - $114K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$107K - $114K
$107K$114K

School Principal

Lewisville Independent School System

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$88K - $97K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$88K - $97K
$88K$97K

School Principal

Knox County Schools

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$88K - $95K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$88K - $95K
$88K$95K

School Principal

Saint Louis Public Schools

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$98K - $106K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$98K - $106K
$98K$106K

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Brooklyn Amity School

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$44 - $48hourly

1 employee salary or estimate

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$44 - $48hourly
$44$48

School Principal

Archdiocese of Washington

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$84K - $91K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$84K - $91K
$84K$91K

School Principal

Russian School Of Mathematics

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$79K - $87K

1 employee salary or estimate

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$79K - $87K
$79K$87K
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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent school principal salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$220,000
per year
A Principal in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $220,000 per year
Additional Pay
$25k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public
$162,666
per year
A Principal in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $162,666 per year
Additional Pay
$15 cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$175,000
per year
A Principal in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $175,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Seattle, WA Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
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