Average Experienced School Superintendent Salary

$117,893
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$6,500
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The average salary for an Experienced School Superintendent is $117,893.
10%
$78k
MEDIAN
$118k
90%
$191k
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$78k - $191k
Bonus
$5k - $26k
Total Pay
$78k - $194k

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Job Description for School Superintendent

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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Popular Skills for School Superintendent

Skills in Curriculum Planning are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Team Leadership, Operations Management, Strategic Planning and Leadership.

Pay by Experience Level for School Superintendent

An entry-level School Superintendent with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $110,645 based on 6 salaries. An early career School Superintendent with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $102,617 based on 59 salaries. A mid-career School Superintendent with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $121,953 based on 50 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $127,028.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 232 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.6%
Early Career
25.4%
Mid Career
21.6%
Late Career
50.4%