Elementary Principal Salary in the United States

How much does an Elementary Principal make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for an Elementary Principal in the United States is $42 as of September 26, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $38 and $48. Hourly rate 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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These charts show the average hourly wage (core compensation), as well as the average total hourly cash compensation for the job of Elementary Principal in the United States. The average hourly rate for Elementary Principal ranges from $38 to $48 with the average hourly pay of $42. The total hourly cash compensation, which includes base and short-term incentives, can vary anywhere from $39 to $50 with the average total hourly cash compensation of $44.

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Job Openings for Elementary Principal
Everbrook Academy - Chantilly , VA
Are you ready to be an inspiring, innovative force that prepares children for elementary school ... The Principal will assist in the creation and representation of Everbrook as a premier brand which ...
Appcast - 3 days ago
JOB PURPOSE: Assist the principal in providing school-wide leadership so as to promote the educational development of each student and to ensure the effective operation of the assigned school
ZipRecruiter - 9 days ago
Geneseo Central School District - Geneseo , NY
Kelly Sattora - Elementary Principal (585) 243-3450 Ext. 3418 or email Reply to this Posting Selected candidates will be contacted for interviews. The Geneseo Central School District hereby advises ...
RochesterWNYJOBS.com - 9 days ago
Chicago Public Schools - Cook County , IL
Attend state and regional athletic competitions representing CPS and the Office of Sports Administration Liaise with Principals and Elementary Network Coordinators to address and resolves sports ...
NoRiskRecruitment - 3 days ago
Education Stroudsburg Area School District CHIPPERFIELD ELEM. PRINCIPAL (grades K-4) Master's degree with PA Principal cert. required. Send letter, resume, recommend. to Laura Connolly, Stroudsburg ...
ZipRecruiter - 2 days ago
Wellington Management Company, LLP - Marlborough , MA
Financial industry experience is preferred but not required JOB TITLE Principal, Portfolio Services Technology JOB FAMILY Systems Analysis, Systems Analysis-Front Office LOCATION Marlborough As an ...
eFinancialCareers - 6 days ago