Principal salary

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What is the average salary for a Principal?

The average salary of a Principal is $100,600. Salaries start from $49,660 and go up to $171,040. Please note that the average salary for a Principal may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location. Our source, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, produces some of the United States most sensitive and important economic information, which is based on their strongest commitment to accuracy, quality and integrity.

$0 $171,040
Starting ($49.7k)
Junior ($64.8k)
Experienced ($87.4k)
Senior ($120.7k)
Highest ($171.0k)
Highest

The top 10% of Principals in United States earn:

$171,040
Senior

The top 25% of Principals in United States earn:

$120,660
Experienced

The middle 50% of Principals in United States earn:

$87,410
Junior

The bottom 25% of Principals in United States earn:

$64,830
Starting

The bottom 10% of Principals in United States earn:

$49,660

Historical salary

Principal salary by state

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State Salary Rank
Delaware 138,150 1
New Jersey 131,420 2
Maryland 118,300 3
Pennsylvania 114,270 4
Rhode Island 113,890 5
New York 113,400 6
Connecticut 111,240 7
Michigan 111,100 8
Hawaii 110,000 9
Florida 109,990 10
North Dakota 106,730 11
Nevada 105,900 12
Missouri 105,270 13
Arizona 105,090 14
Alaska 104,770 15
District of Columbia 104,310 16
California 104,170 17
Georgia 103,400 18
Utah 103,390 19
Texas 100,980 20
South Dakota 100,790 21
Massachusetts 100,760 22
United States 100,600 23
Oregon 100,500 24
Wyoming 99,250 25
Virginia 97,890 26
North Carolina 96,680 27
Ohio 96,010 28
Washington 95,980 29
New Hampshire 95,790 30
Iowa 95,740 31
Minnesota 95,690 32
Illinois 95,410 33
Alabama 95,040 34
Louisiana 94,660 35
Indiana 93,990 36
Nebraska 92,350 37
Colorado 91,460 38
Mississippi 91,190 39
Wisconsin 90,160 40
Kentucky 90,030 41
West Virginia 86,360 42
Tennessee 86,060 43
Guam 85,250 44
Kansas 83,340 45
South Carolina 83,100 46
Maine 80,790 47
Idaho 80,180 48
Oklahoma 80,100 49
Montana 78,790 50
Vermont 78,460 51
Arkansas 77,400 52
New Mexico 72,360 53
Puerto Rico 50,000 54

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