An Assistant Principal earns an average salary of $69,466 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Team Leadership and People Management. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
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$49,010 - $98,125
(Median)
$49K
$69K
$98K
MEDIAN: $69,466
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50%
90%

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$18.31 - $35.37
(Median)
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$28
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MEDIAN: $27.00
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$49,010 - $98,125  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,096  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,872  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$48,946 - $98,271  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 754
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$27.50  
   
Overtime
$44.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,096  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,872  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$48,946 - $98,271  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 8
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Job Description for Assistant Principal

An assistant principal holds a supervisory, management-level position in a school. They help ensure that standards related to curriculum, discipline, and organization are met across all areas of the institution; related to this, they ensure that standards and guidelines set by the principal are enforced. Normally assistant principals work in middle schools and high schools, although larger elementary schools also usually have individuals in this position.

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Assistant Principal Tasks

  • Supervise and evaluate school teaching staff and support staff, help coordinate staff training and mentoring.
  • Assist the principal with managing school administration, curriculum, programs, services, and resources.
  • Ensure compliance with all laws, implement emergency plans, and enforce safety regulations.
  • Establish academic and behavioral standards for students and administer student discipline.
  • Communicate school goals, vision, and needs to teachers, parents, and the community.

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Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Principal

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $69,607

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Experience Affects Assistant Principal Salaries



National Average
$70,000



Skills That Affect Assistant Principal Salaries

Team Leadership
up arrow 22%

People Management
up arrow 19%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 1%

Leadership
0%

Curriculum Planning
0%

National Average
$70,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 57 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
medical benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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