Average School Superintendent Salary

$119,953
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$82k
MEDIAN
$120k
90%
$194k

The average salary for a School Superintendent is $119,953

Base Salary
$82k - $194k
Bonus
$998 - $26k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $7k
Total Pay
$82k - $197k
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What Do School Superintendents Do?

School Superintendent Tasks
  • Oversee district staffing, recruit personnel, plan and carry out staff evaluations, and administer HR programs and policies.
  • Work with the school board to develop and put into action a district's policies, vision, and goals.
  • Meet with school administrators, teachers, parents, and the community to discuss and implement district goals.
  • Prepare the school district budget, ensure expenditures stay within school board limits, and develop procedures for approving expenditures.
  • Manage school property, buildings, and infrastructure, monitor building maintenance, renovation, and construction.
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Gender Breakdown

Male
68.7%
Female
31.3%
This data is based on 67 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

89%

Dental

74%

Vision

64%

None

11%