How much does an Elementary Principal make? The average Elementary Principal salary is $93,445 as of April 26, 2022, but the salary range typically falls between $83,172 and $105,360. 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. 

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Prince William County Public Schools - Manassas , VA
ELEMENTARY PE TEACHER - 195 DAY ADDITIONAL INFORMATION/REQUIREMENTS: An essential function of this ... This position performs work under the general supervision of a principal and or other designated ...
JobCase - 15 days ago
Prince William County Public Schools - Bristow , VA
ELEMENTARY PE TEACHER - 195 DAY ADDITIONAL INFORMATION/REQUIREMENTS: An essential function of this ... This position performs work under the general supervision of a principal and or other designated ...
JobCase - 71 days ago
Work in Our Schools - Roanoke , VA
This position is primarily responsible for the day-to-day oversight of the program's educational, behavioral, and administrative functions. This position supervises instruction and curriculum ...
JobCase - 79 days ago
Goochland County Public Schools - Goochland , VA
Assistant Principal Job Description (1).pdf
JobCase - 8 days ago
New Story Schools - Fairfield , VA
Rivermont, a New Story School in Fairfield, VA is seeking a qualified Assistant Principal to assist with the day-to-day operations of the individual school as well as ensuring appropriate long-term ...
Snagajob - 17 days ago
New Story Schools - Lynch Station , VA
Rivermont, a New Story School in Lynchburg, VA is seeking a qualified Assistant Principal to assist with the day-to-day operations of the individual school as well as ensuring appropriate long-term ...
Snagajob - 19 days ago

Elementary Principal Salary in Major Cities

This chart shows the salary comparison for Elementary Principal between major cities. San Francisco City consistently ranks #1 as of April 26, 2022. Click on the chart to see the detail salary data for Elementary Principal in each city.
Click to see the salary for Elementary Principal in these major U.S. cities.
City Name Average Salary
San Francisco, CA $116,806
Washington, DC $104,023
Miami, FL $90,970
Chicago, IL $99,135
Boston, MA $105,284
New York, NY $112,414
Dallas, TX $92,838
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Average Base Salary

Core compensation

 
 
 
83172
105360
93445

Average Total Cash Compensation

Includes base and annual incentives

 
 
 
85323
110177
96333
What is the average salary for Elementary Principal in 2022?
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 $83,172 to $105,360 with the average base salary of $93,445. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $85,323 to $110,177 with the average total cash compensation of $96,333.
Average Salary Average Salary Range
Base Salary $93,445 $83,172 - $105,360
Bonus $2,888 $2,151 - $4,817
Total Pay $96,333 $85,323 - $110,177
* Base Salary represents gross income before taxes and deductions. It does not include additional pay such as benefits, bonuses, profit sharing or commissions.
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What's the difference between Elementary School Principal and Elementary Principal?
According to our latest salary estimation on April 26, 2022. The average salary of Elementary Principal is $93,445, and the average salary of Elementary School Principal is $73,959. The average salary of Elementary School Principal is lower than Elementary Principal. ( 2022-04-26 salary.com )
I am an Elementary Principal, which location’s salary is higher, San Bernardino, CA or Arlington, MA?
Arlington, MA typically sees higher pay than San Bernardino, CA for Elementary Principal. an Elementary Principal Salary in Arlington, MA is $105,284 as of April 26, 2022; an Elementary Principal Salary in San Bernardino, CA is $99,551 as of April 26, 2022. ( 2022-04-26 salary.com )
Why does the salary of an Elementary Principal vary from city to city?
The cost of living is tied to salaries. If the expenses are higher in a particular city, then the wage level will be higher as well to afford the people can opportunity to live there. This is why you're always going to make more money in New York City for example, than in a small town. ( 2022-04-26 salary.com )
What are the Pay Factors for Elementary Principal?
Salary ranges for an Elementary Principal can vary widely, depending on the city and several other pay factors, including (but not limited to) education level, certifications, additional skills, and work experience. Click here to view Eight Factors That Can Affect Your Pay ( 2022-04-26 salary.com )
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Last Update: April 26, 2022