Average Principal / Headmaster Salary in South Africa

Average Principal / Headmaster Salary in South Africa

R395,460
Avg. Base Salary (ZAR)
10%
ZAR 40k
MEDIAN
ZAR 395k
90%
ZAR 729k

The average salary for a Principal / Headmaster is R395,460

Base Salary
R40k - R729k
Bonus
R11k - R65k
Profit Sharing
R0 - R57k
Total Pay
R51k - R766k
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What Do Principal / Headmasters Do?

Principal / Headmaster Tasks
  • Oversee school administration, curriculum, programs, services, and resources.
  • Communicate school goals and needs to parents, the community, and the 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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Gender Breakdown

Female
58.7%
Male
41.3%
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Common Health Benefits

Medical

39%

Dental

11%

Vision

7%

None

61%