Average Elementary School Principal Salary

$84,293
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$55k
MEDIAN
$84k
90%
$120k

The average salary for an Elementary School Principal is $84,293

Base Salary
$55k - $120k
Bonus
$737 - $10k
Total Pay
$55k - $120k
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What Do Elementary School Principals Do?

Elementary School Principal Tasks
  • Oversee school administration, curriculum, programs, services, and resources.
  • Communicate school goals, vision, and needs to teachers, parents, the community, and school board.
  • Establish academic and behavioral standards for students and administer student discipline.
  • Ensure compliance with all laws, implement emergency plans, and establish safety regulations.
  • Hire, supervise, and evaluate school teaching staff, administrative staff, kitchen staff, and custodians.
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Job Satisfaction for Elementary School Principal

4.4 out of 5
(101)
Highly Satisfied
19Reviews
Based on 101 responses, the job of Elementary School Principal has received a job satisfaction rating of 4.37 out of 5. On average, Elementary School Principals are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Female
63.8%
Male
34.5%
Prefer to self-define
1.7%
This data is based on 229 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

85%

Dental

71%

Vision

57%

None

13%