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Elementary School Principal Salary

$96,051 (USD)

Average Salary

$46/hr

Average Hourly

$5,312

Average Bonus

Last updated: November 20, 2019

The average pay for an Elementary School Principal is $96,051 a year and $46 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Elementary School Principal is between $67,619 and $119,115. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for an Elementary School Principal. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Directs and coordinates educational, administrative, and counseling activities of primary or secondary school.
  • Develops and evaluates educational program to ensure conformance to state and school board standards.
  • Develops and coordinates educational programs through meetings with staff, review of teachers' activities, and issuance of directives.
  • Typically requires certification from State.
Elementary School Principal Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School

Job family population: 263,120

Estimated population of Elementary School Principal jobs: 40,726

Rate of error: 0.8%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$111,350
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Elementary School Principal Job Listings for United States

Custodian/maintenance at an elementary school
Nov 18
Moscow, ID, USA
St. Mary's Parish School
For more information contact 208-882-2121 and ask for the principal, Dr. Beller. Company Description Our company is a Catholic elementary school in the community of Moscow Idaho. Our school has been ...
Assistant Principal
Sep 21
Los Angeles, United States
ICEF Public Schools
ICEF Vista Elementary & Middle School Subjects * Assistant principal Grades * Elementary School * Middle School Employment Type Full time Job Description SUMMARY The Assistant Principal of ...
Assistant Principal of Operations - IDEA Spears (Immediate Opening)
Oct 22
IDEA Public Schools
Develops and executes student recruitment efforts, in partnership with campus principals that target families with school-aged children in D & F elementary zones. * Leads team to recruit new families ...
TRANSPORTATION SPECIAL NEEDS ASSISTANT - Tempe
Aug 23
Tempe, Arizona, USA
Tempe Elementary School District
TEMPE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT TITLE: Transportation Special Needs Assistant 2 JOB DESCRIPTION ... principals, and teachers. - Assist special needs students with loading and unloading; operate ...
7 - 12 Principal
Nov 17
Oakland, United States
Oakland Craig Public Schools
Oakland-Craig Public Schools: Due to retirement, Oakland-Craig Public Schools is currently taking applications for a 7-12 Principal for the 2020-21 school year. Oakland-Craig has a thriving and ...

The average pay for an Elementary School Principal is $96,051 a year and $46 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Elementary School Principal is between $67,619 and $119,115. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for an Elementary School Principal. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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