Average Assistant Principal Salary

$74,484
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$56k
MEDIAN
$74k
90%
$104k

The average salary for an Assistant Principal is $74,484

Base Salary
$56k - $104k
Bonus
$204 - $12k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $2k
Total Pay
$55k - $104k
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What Do Assistant Principals Do?

Assistant Principal Tasks
  • Establish academic and behavioral standards for students and administer student discipline.
  • Communicate school goals, vision, and needs to teachers, parents, and the community.
  • Ensure compliance with all laws, implement emergency plans, and enforce safety regulations.
  • 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.
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Job Satisfaction for Assistant Principal

4.2 out of 5
(102)
Highly Satisfied
14Reviews
Based on 102 responses, the job of Assistant Principal has received a job satisfaction rating of 4.21 out of 5. On average, Assistant Principals are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Female
61.3%
Male
37.6%
Prefer to self-define
1.0%
This data is based on 287 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

87%

Dental

72%

Vision

65%

None

13%