School Principal salary in North Carolina

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Based on 447 income tax records
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How much do School Principals make?
The average total salary for a School Principal is $82,000 per year. This is based on data from 447 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as School Principal and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. School Principal salary can vary between $52,000 to $120,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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School Principal salary by company

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Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, North Carolina
21 income tax records
$76K – $117K
Guilford County Schools, North Carolina
13 income tax records
$78K – $112K
Wake County Public School System, North Carolina
30 income tax records
$72K – $120K

School Principal demographics in North Carolina

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25% are single
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75% are married
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70% have kids
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83% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for School Principals in North Carolina

447 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a school principal in North Carolina is $82,000 per year. School principal salaries in North Carolina can vary between $52,000 to $120,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 447 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as school principal.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for school principals in North Carolina: Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools ($98,000 a year), Guilford County Schools ($94,000 a year), and Wake County Public School System ($93,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for school principals in North Carolina: Durham, NC ($98,500 a year), Raleigh, NC ($93,000 a year), and Greensboro, NC ($92,000 a year).
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
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.