Experienced Elementary School Principals pull down an average of $82K per year. Women make up the majority of Experienced Elementary School Principals (60 percent) who completed the questionnaire. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and the larger part earn dental coverage. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$55,145 - $111,855
MEDIAN: $82,411

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$55,145 - $112,757  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 309

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Skills That Affect Elementary School Principal Salaries

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Curriculum Planning
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.


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40 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
medical benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 10%