Average Entry-Level Elementary School Principal Salary

$68,073
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$46k
MEDIAN
$68k
90%
$98k

The average salary for an Elementary School Principal is $68,073

Base Salary
$46k - $98k
Bonus
$900 - $4k
Total Pay
$43k - $100k
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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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