School Principal salary in Washington Metro Area, DC

Average salary
$121,500/yr
Based on 250 income tax records
$63,000
$256,500
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$105K
 
$119K
 
$127K
 
$117K
$63,000
$256,500
How much do School Principals make?
The average total salary for a School Principal is $121,500 per year. This is based on data from 250 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as School Principal and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. School Principal salary can vary between $63,000 to $256,500 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.

From consenting TurboTax customers

School Principal salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Fairfax County Public Schools, Fairfax County, VA
19 income tax records
$126,500/yr
$110K – $137K
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Montgomery County Public Schools, Montgomery County, MD
12 income tax records
$119,500/yr
$97K – $142K
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Prince William County Public Schools, Prince William County, VA
11 income tax records
$103,000/yr
$92K – $128K

School Principal demographics in Washington Metro Area, DC

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34% are single
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66% are married
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60% have kids
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84% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for School Principals in Washington Metro Area, DC

250 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a school principal in Washington Metro Area, DC is $121,500 per year. School principal salaries in Washington Metro Area, DC can vary between $63,000 to $256,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 250 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as school principal.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for school principals near Washington Metro Area, DC: Fairfax County Public Schools ($126,500 a year), Montgomery County Public Schools ($119,500 a year), and Prince William County Public Schools ($103,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for school principals near Washington Metro Area, DC: Arlington, VA ($157,000 a year), Alexandria, VA ($137,500 a year), and Washington, DC ($120,000 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.