School Principal salary in Tennessee

Average salary
$81,000/yr
Based on 223 income tax records
$49,500
$110,500
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$49,500
$110,500
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

How much do School Principals make?
The average total salary for a School Principal is $81,000 per year. This is based on data from 223 TurboTax users who reported their job as School Principal and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. School Principal salary can vary between $49,500 to $110,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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School Principal salary by location

Location
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Nashville, TN
14 income tax records
$88,000/yr
$70K – $103K
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Knoxville, TN
20 income tax records
$84,500/yr
$77K – $92K
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Memphis, TN
13 income tax records
$84,500/yr
$71K – $94K

School Principal salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Metro Nashville Public Schools, Tennessee
11 income tax records
$92,500/yr
$89K – $98K
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Hamilton County Dept Of Educatio, Tennessee
11 income tax records
$92,000/yr
$88K – $103K
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Knox County Schools, Tennessee
17 income tax records
$85,500/yr
$80K – $91K

School Principal demographics in Tennessee

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24% are single
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76% are married
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69% have kids
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78% own a home

School Principal salaries by age in Tennessee

$0
$21,000
$42,000
$63,000
$84,000
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for School Principals in Tennessee

223 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a school principal in Tennessee is $81,000 per year. School principal salaries in Tennessee can vary between $49,500 to $110,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 223 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 ($92,500 a year), Hamilton County Dept of Educatio ($92,000 a year), and Knox County Schools ($85,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for school principals in Tennessee: Nashville, TN ($88,000 a year), Knoxville, TN ($84,500 a year), and Memphis, TN ($84,500 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.