Assistant Principal Salary in the United States

How much does an Assistant Principal make in the United States? The average Assistant Principal salary in the United States is $86,500 as of May 13, 2019, but the range typically falls between $75,400 and $101,100. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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The Assistant Principal coordinates school activities and ensures that budgetary guidelines are met. Assists the school principal in the management of education and teaching programs for an assigned school. Being an Assistant Principal requires a bachelor's degree. May help in developing the curriculum, staffing, reviewing faculty performance, and creating an atmosphere conducive to scholarly pursuits. In addition, Assistant Principal typically reports to a school principal. The Assistant Principal manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. Extensive knowledge of department processes. Working as an Assistant Principal typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 to 3 years supervisory experience may be required. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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