School Administrator salary in the United States

Average salary
$87,000/yr
Based on 6,487 income tax records
$30,500
$155,000
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$46K
 
$66K
 
$86K
 
$94K
 
$88K
$30,500
$155,000
How much do School Administrators make?
The average total salary for a School Administrator is $87,000 per year. This is based on data from 6,487 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as School Administrator and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. School Administrator salary can vary between $30,500 to $155,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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School Administrator salary by location

School Administrator salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Lake Washington Partners, King County, WA
10 income tax records
$140,500/yr
$51K – $171K
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Riverside Unified School District, Riverside County, CA
17 income tax records
$126,000/yr
$110K – $167K
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State Of Delaware, New Castle County, DE
10 income tax records
$115,500/yr
$96K – $130K
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Chicago Public Schools, Cook County, IL
18 income tax records
$114,000/yr
$51K – $156K
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Portland Public Schools, Multnomah County, OR
12 income tax records
$109,000/yr
$92K – $128K
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State Of Hawaii, Honolulu County, HI
15 income tax records
$101,500/yr
$48K – $128K
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Los Angeles Unified School District, Los Angeles County, CA
25 income tax records
$100,000/yr
$52K – $135K
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Clark County School District, Clark County, NV
39 income tax records
$99,000/yr
$77K – $114K
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Fairfax County Public Schools, Fairfax County, VA
19 income tax records
$95,000/yr
$37K – $133K
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Washoe County School District, Washoe County, NV
10 income tax records
$95,000/yr
$55K – $122K
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Hillsborough County Public Schools, Hillsborough County, FL
17 income tax records
$77,000/yr
$53K – $101K
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Wake County Public School System, Wake County, NC
10 income tax records
$77,000/yr
$42K – $95K
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Greenville County Schools, Greenville County, SC
10 income tax records
$74,500/yr
$51K – $111K
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Houston Isd, Harris County, TX
17 income tax records
$72,500/yr
$60K – $96K
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Orange County Public Schools, Orange County, FL
13 income tax records
$67,500/yr
$56K – $92K
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Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District, Harris County, TX
12 income tax records
$66,500/yr
$47K – $119K

School Administrator demographics in United States

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27% are single
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73% are married
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63% have kids
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79% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for School Administrators in United States

6,487 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a school administrator in the United States is $87,000 per year. School administrator salaries in the United States can vary between $30,500 to $155,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 6,487 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as school administrator.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for school administrators in the United States: Lake Washington Partners ($140,500 a year), Riverside Unified School District ($126,000 a year), and State of Delaware ($115,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for school administrators in the United States: Bridgeport Metro Area, CT ($129,500 a year), Riverside Metro Area, CA ($126,000 a year), and Hartford Metro Area, CT ($121,500 a year).
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Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.