$71,018
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$1,468

Profit Sharing

$0.00
An Assistant Principal earns an average salary of $69,633 per year. A skill in People Management is associated with high pay for this job. 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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$50,669 - $99,900
$51K
$71K
$100K
MEDIAN: $71,018
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50%
90%

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$17.75 - $44.60
$18
$25
$45
MEDIAN: $25.34
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$0$100K
Salary $50,669 - $99,900
Bonus $0.00 - $5,837
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $2,564
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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$50,670 - $100,039
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,435
Hourly Data $0$48
Hourly Rate $17.75 - $44.60
Overtime $43.24
Annual Data $0$100K
Bonus $0.00 - $5,837
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $2,564
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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$50,670 - $100,039
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 17

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

  • 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.

Common Career Paths for Assistant Principal


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Popular Skills for Assistant Principal

Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Principal

Pay by Experience for an Assistant Principal has a positive trend. An entry-level Assistant Principal with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 280 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Assistant Principal with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 216 salaries. An experienced Assistant Principal which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 267 salaries. An Assistant Principal with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $76,000 based on 123 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $71,169

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Key Stats for Assistant Principal

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 130 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
18%

Experience Affects Assistant Principal Salaries

▲7%

▲1%

National Average
$71,000

▼4%

▼9%

Skills That Affect Assistant Principal Salaries

People Management
▲13%

National Average
$71,000


Leadership
▼2%

Curriculum Planning
▼2%

Team Leadership
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 130 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 10%