School Principal salary in Tennessee

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Based on 261 income tax records
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How much do School Principals make?
The average total salary for a School Principal is $84,000 per year. This is based on data from 261 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as School Principal and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. School Principal salary can vary between $55,500 to $112,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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School Principal salary by company

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Metro Nashville Public Schools, Tennessee
13 income tax records
$80K – $107K
Hamilton County Dept Of Educatio, Tennessee
15 income tax records
$72K – $110K
Knox County Schools, Tennessee
14 income tax records
$76K – $95K

School Principal demographics in Tennessee

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21% are single
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79% are married
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69% have kids
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80% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for School Principals in Tennessee

261 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a school principal in Tennessee is $84,000 per year. School principal salaries in Tennessee can vary between $55,500 to $112,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 261 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as school principal.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for school principals in Tennessee: Metro Nashville Public Schools ($101,000 a year), Hamilton County Dept of Educatio ($93,500 a year), and Knox County Schools ($87,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for school principals in Tennessee: Nashville, TN ($102,500 a year), Memphis, TN ($87,500 a year), and Knoxville, TN ($87,000 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.