School Principal salary in US Midwest Region

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Based on 2,841 income tax records
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The average total salary for a School Principal is $89,500 per year. This is based on data from 2,841 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as School Principal and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. School Principal salary can vary between $51,500 to $135,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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School Principal salary by location

School Principal salary by company

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Chicago Public Schools, US Midwest Region
39 income tax records
$116K – $157K
Independant School District, US Midwest Region
15 income tax records
$95K – $140K
Columbus City Schools, US Midwest Region
13 income tax records
$68K – $122K
Cleveland Municipal School Dis, US Midwest Region
12 income tax records
$83K – $127K
National Heritage Academies, US Midwest Region
11 income tax records
$86K – $126K
Milwaukee Public Schools, US Midwest Region
10 income tax records
$89K – $115K
Independent School District, US Midwest Region
30 income tax records
$76K – $131K
Unified School District, US Midwest Region
55 income tax records
$58K – $107K

School Principal demographics in US Midwest Region

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24% are single
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76% are married
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75% have kids
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86% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for School Principals in US Midwest Region

2,841 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a school principal in US Midwest Region is $89,500 per year. School principal salaries in US Midwest Region can vary between $51,500 to $135,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 2,841 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as school principal.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for school principals in US Midwest Region: Chicago Public Schools ($140,500 a year), Independant School District ($121,000 a year), and Columbus City Schools ($104,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for school principals in US Midwest Region: Minneapolis Metro Area, MN ($121,000 a year), Green Bay Metro Area, WI ($109,000 a year), and Chicago Metro Area, IL ($107,000 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.