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Assistant Principal Salary

$89,534 (USD)

Average Salary

$43/hr

Average Hourly

$4,530

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Assistant Principal is $89,534 a year and $43 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Assistant Principal is between $63,212 and $111,032. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for an Assistant Principal. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Administers school student personnel program in primary or secondary school, and counsels and disciplines students, performing any combination of following tasks: formulates student personnel policies, such as code of ethics.
  • Plans and supervises school student activity programs.
  • Gives individual and group guidance for personal problems, educational and vocational objectives, and social and recreational activities.
  • Talks with and disciplines students in cases of attendance and behavior problems.
  • Supervises students in attendance at assemblies and athletic events.
  • Walks about school building and property to monitor safety and security or directs and coordinates teacher supervision of areas such as halls and cafeteria.
  • Observes and evaluates teacher performance.
  • Maintains records of student attendance.
  • Arranges for and oversees substitute teachers.
  • Works with administrators to coordinate and supervise student teachers program.
  • Teaches courses.
  • Assists principal 099.117-018 to interview and hire teachers.
  • Organizes and administers in-service teacher training.
  • Acts as principal in absence of principal.
  • May be required to have certification from state.
Assistant Principal Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School

Job family population: 250,280

Estimated population of Assistant Principal jobs: 36,741

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$103,794
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About United States

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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km2). With a population of more than 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous city is New York City...

Assistant Principal Job Listings for United States

Assistant Principal-Lafayette, LA
Jul 12
Lafayette, LA, USA
Charter Schools USA
JOB PURPOSE: Assist the principal in providing school-wide leadership so as to promote the educational development of each student and to ensure the effective operation of the assigned school.
Interim Elementary School Assistant Principal
Jun 29
Grandview, United States
Grandview School District
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Special Education School Principal
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Tempe, AZ, USA
The Menta Group Special Education Services
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Principal - Canyon State Academy
Jul 16
Queen Creek, AZ, USA
Rite of Passage
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Salary Recap

The average pay for an Assistant Principal is $89,534 a year and $43 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Assistant Principal is between $63,212 and $111,032. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for an Assistant Principal. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Assistant Principal Job Listings for United States

Assistant Principal-Lafayette, LA
Jul 12
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JOB PURPOSE: Assist the principal in providing school-wide leadership so as to promote the educational development of each student and to ensure the effective operation of the assigned school.
Interim Elementary School Assistant Principal
Jun 29
Grandview, United States
Grandview School District
To serve as the assistant to the building principal in leadership, coordination, and innovation to ensure that the richest educational experience the elementary school can provide is available to ...
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