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Principal salary in United Kingdom

How much does a Principal make in United Kingdom?

Average base salary


The average salary for a principal is £50,737 per year in United Kingdom. 3.7k salaries reported, updated at 27 May 2023

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Top companies for Principals in United Kingdom

  1. Capco
    213 reviews17 salaries reported
    £120,784per year
  2. £88,293per year
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Highest paying cities for Principals near United Kingdom

  1. London
    £66,794 per year
    760 salaries reported
  2. Birmingham
    £56,897 per year
    132 salaries reported
  3. Manchester
    £54,711 per year
    109 salaries reported
  1. Perth
    £54,300 per year
    12 salaries reported
  2. Bristol
    £52,875 per year
    48 salaries reported
  3. Glasgow
    £49,542 per year
    63 salaries reported
  1. Newham
    £49,246 per year
    11 salaries reported
  2. Leeds
    £46,517 per year
    111 salaries reported
  3. Cardiff
    £44,474 per year
    46 salaries reported
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Where can a Principal earn more?

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