Elementary Principal Salary in the United States

How much does an Elementary Principal make in the United States? The average Elementary Principal salary in the United States is $88,025 as of October 30, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $78,345 and $99,247. 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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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Elementary Principal in the United States. The base salary for Elementary Principal ranges from $78,345 to $99,247 with the average base salary of $88,025. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $80,373 to $103,784 with the average total cash compensation of $90,749.

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Job Openings for Elementary Principal
City Garden Montessori School -
The ideal Interim Principal candidate will have Montessori credentials in teaching or administration as well as experience in elementary public school administration. Though a separate hiring process ...
LinkedIn - 5 days ago
Alexandria City Public Schools - Alexandria , Virginia
The Principal, Elementary directs the development of the school vision, and establishes and maintains the school philosophy and educational programs, consistent with community characteristics and ...
The Washington Post - 1 day ago
Highlands School District - Natrona Heights , PA
PRINCIPAL Highlands School District Seeks applicants for the position of Principal at Highlands Elementary School, Grades 1-4. Required: 2-3 years experience in an administrative role. Submit a ...
Jobble, Inc. - 4 days ago
Frankfort Community Unit School District #168 - West Frankfort , IL
... Principal to be Assigned to ... Denning Elementary School - a Pre-K through Grade 2 Facility (230 days/10.5 months per year ...
Lee Enterprises - 1 day ago
City Garden Montessori School - Saint Louis , Michigan
The ideal Interim Principal candidate will have Montessori credentials in teaching or administration as well as experience in elementary public school administration. Though a separate hiring process ...
Jobtome - 3 days ago
Rocky Mountain Preparatory School - Denver , CO
Our Mission Every child realizes their full potential through a rigorous and loving elementary ... Our Assistant Principals of Instruction... * * Establish a culture of rigor and love with our co ...
TopUSAJobs - 5 days ago