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Public and Private School Principle in the United States: A Statistical Prfile, 1987-88 to 1993-94
Table A9.-Average salary of public and private school principals, by school level and community
          type:  1987-88, 1990-91,and 1993-94
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                                         All                                 Public                              Private
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School characteristics     1987-88     1990-91     1993-94      1987-88     1990-91     1993-94      1987-88     1990-91     1993-94
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School level
   Elementary              $36,251     $44,341     $49,337      $40,881     $48,829     $54,161      $19,427     $25,106     $28,779
   Secondary                42,984      50,634      55,204       44,562      51,999      56,601       28,736      38,134      43,683
   Combined                 31,960      38,135      39,732       38,492      46,455      52,825       26,573      31,816      33,634
Community type
   Central city             38,077      46,148      50,436       44,741      53,253      58,023       23,248      29,683      34,357
   Urban fringe/large town  39,987      49,716      54,745       46,248      56,304      61,810       22,717      29,431      35,186
   Rural                    34,876      41,839      46,000       37,271      44,272      49,430       18,999      24,604      25,017
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SOURCE:  U.S. Department of Education, , Schools and 
Staffing Survey:  1987-88 (School Administrator and Public School Questionnaires), 1990-91 (Public 
and Private School Administrator and Public and Private School Questionnaires), and 1993-94 (Public
and Private School Principal and Public and Private School Questionnaires).


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