Principal Salaries in Canada

Updated Nov 27, 2022
$137,913 /yr
Average Base Pay

334 salaries

$93K

Low

$138K

Average

$204K

High

Additional Cash Compensation
Average$37,000Range$6,116 - $223,845

How much does a Principal make? The national average salary for a Principal is $137,913 in Canada. Filter by location to see Principal salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 334 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal employees.

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$137,913 /yr
Principal
$191,208 /yr
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What are some related job titles for a Principal?

Director

$134,868

per year

School Principal

$92,638

per year

Vice President

$162,757

per year

Assistant Principal

$102,767

per year

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Ottawa-Carleton District School Board
4.0

Ottawa-Carleton District School Board

Principal

$140,240

 /yr
Range: $125K - $157K

$125K

$157K

$125,402 - $156,649 Range

Toronto District School Board
4.0

Toronto District School Board

Principal

$121,164

 /yr
Range: $14K - $140K

$14K

$140K

$13,649 - $140,342 Range

Mercer
3.9

Mercer

Principal

$167,657

 /yr
Range: $135K - $748K

$135K

$748K

$135,447 - $748,141 Range

Slalom
4.4

Slalom

Principal

$162,000

 /yr
Range: $146K - $189K

$146K

$189K

$146,316 - $188,726 Range

Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan
4.1

Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan

Principal

$284,691

 /yr
Range: $159K - $630K

$159K

$630K

$158,860 - $630,000 Range

Boston Consulting Group
4.4

Boston Consulting Group

Principal

$452,196

 /yr
Range: $290K - $672K

$290K

$672K

$290,000 - $671,531 Range

Export Development Canada
4.2

Export Development Canada

Principal

$143,346

 /yr
Range: $129K - $166K

$129K

$166K

$129,082 - $165,952 Range

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Stantec
3.9

Stantec

Principal

$193,384

 /yr
Range: $141K - $243K

$141K

$243K

$141,000 - $243,430 Range

LifeWorks
3.5

LifeWorks

Principal

$151,364

 /yr
Range: $122K - $238K

$122K

$238K

$122,469 - $237,505 Range

Calgary Board of Education
3.8

Calgary Board of Education

Principal

$131,000

 /yr
Range: $116K - $133K

$116K

$133K

$116,000 - $133,006 Range

State Street Global Advisors
3.5

State Street Global Advisors

Principal

$83,315

 /yr
Range: $59K - $124K

$59K

$124K

$59,426 - $124,147 Range

League
4.0

League

Principal

$177,091

 /yr
Range: $129K - $202K

$129K

$202K

$129,000 - $202,254 Range

Korn Ferry
3.8

Korn Ferry

Principal

$210,924

 /yr
Range: $114K - $215K

$114K

$215K

$113,740 - $214,833 Range

Colliers
3.8

Colliers

Principal

$159,947

 /yr
Range: $149K - $185K

$149K

$185K

$148,858 - $185,000 Range

York Region District School Board
3.8

York Region District School Board

Principal

$100,000

 /yr
Range: $98K - $122K

$98K

$122K

$98,000 - $122,448 Range

Chartered Professional Accountants (Canada)
3.1

Chartered Professional Accountants (Canada)

Principal

$155,000

 /yr
Range: $139K - $167K

$139K

$167K

$138,555 - $167,218 Range

Durham District School Board
4.0

Durham District School Board

Principal

$143,424

 /yr
Range: $135K - $248K

$135K

$248K

$135,000 - $248,000 Range

Systemware Innovation
3.2

Systemware Innovation

Principal

$118,444

 /yr
Range: $107K - $136K

$107K

$136K

$107,397 - $136,172 Range

bcIMC
3.6

bcIMC

Principal

$219,367

 /yr
Range: $169K - $226K

$169K

$226K

$169,079 - $225,943 Range

Toronto Catholic District School Board
4.1

Toronto Catholic District School Board

Principal

$133,522

 /yr
Range: $100K - $143K

$100K

$143K

$100,000 - $143,422 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Principal salaries

The national average salary for a Principal is $137,913 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see a Principal salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 334 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Principal employees.

The highest salary for a Principal in Canada is $204,186 per year.

The lowest salary for a Principal in Canada is $93,150 per year.