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Public and Private School Principle in the United States: A Statistical Profile, 1987-88 to 1993-94
Table A33.-Percentage of public school principals by highest degree earned and average salary,
           by state:  1993-94
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                                           Highest degree                                        
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State                      Bachelor's   Master's   Ed.Sp./prof   Doctoral      Average salary 
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Total                          1.4       63.4         25.8         9.3            $54,858
Alabama                         -        42.7         46.1         9.6             45,554
Alaska                         7.4       69.0         13.2        10.3             65,960
Arizona                         -        66.5         12.0        18.6             54,092
Arkansas                       0.0       72.4         23.8         3.8             41,797
California                     4.2       68.2         15.9        11.6             62,501
Colorado                        -        62.3         22.9        14.4             52,585
Connecticut                     -        16.6         64.4        18.7             76,803
Delaware                       0.0       73.9         12.2        13.9             63,921
Dist. of Columbia              0.0       76.2           -         22.0             66,616
Florida                        0.0       70.9         18.1        11.0             57,684
Georgia                        0.0       13.7         68.5        17.8             54,763
Hawaii                        15.8       50.9         26.9         6.4             53,425
Idaho                           -        67.1         26.1         4.9             45,293
Illinois                        -        68.1         22.5         9.2             56,099
Indiana                        0.0       54.9         36.3         8.8             54,325
Iowa                            -        75.4         14.8         9.2             48,524
Kansas                         0.0       70.2         19.2        10.6             49,932
Kentucky                       0.0       40.2         52.4         7.3             52,279
Louisiana                      0.0       66.2         27.6         6.1             43,237
Maine                          7.7       68.6         20.1         3.6             46,769
Maryland                       0.0       78.3         12.4         9.3             64,258
Massachusetts                   -        66.6         17.5        14.2             56,960
Michigan                       0.3       61.9         25.9        11.9             62,516
Minnesota                      2.5       19.8         69.0         8.8             55,500
Mississippi                     -        58.2         34.5         6.8             40,930
Missouri                       0.0       53.0         34.8        12.1             47,529
Montana                        4.7       86.0          6.5         2.5             42,323
Nebraska                        -        59.1         30.1         9.1             45,569
Nevada                          -        69.8         14.5        13.9             60,677
New Hampshire                   -        69.3         16.2        12.1             51,193
New Jersey                      -        72.9         16.5        10.2             75,863
New Mexico                      -        73.7         21.1         4.4             42,068
New York                       0.0       40.8         47.4        11.8             69,938
North Carolina                 0.0       46.0         42.3        11.7             50,548
North Dakota                  31.4       59.7          5.7         3.2             36,101
Ohio                           0.0       80.8         13.4         5.8             53,409
Oklahoma                        -        71.6         23.9         3.7             41,599
Oregon                          -        61.5         30.3         6.2             51,798
Pennsylvania                    -        63.7         27.5         8.6             60,995
Rhode Island                   0.0       73.1         15.1        11.8             56,608
South Carolina                 0.0       53.9         34.3        11.7             50,804
South Dakota                   0.0       82.2         15.6         2.1             37,063
Tennessee                       -        67.2         22.4         8.3             44,774
Texas                          1.0       75.6         18.2         5.2             45,205
Utah                           3.1       55.4         32.7         8.8             47,920
Vermont                       10.5       63.5         17.5         8.5             49,233
Virginia                       0.0       76.7         15.2         7.9             54,801
Washington                      -        75.7         14.5         7.1             60,782
West Virginia                  0.0       84.0         14.0         2.0             44,091
Wisconsin                       -        68.1         19.9        10.0             54,956
Wyoming                         -        68.8         21.9         6.8             47,649
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- Too few cases for a reliable estimate.
NOTE: Details may not add to 100 percent due to rounding or cell suppression.
SOURCE:  U.S. Department of Education, , 
Schools and Staffing Survey: 1993-94 (Public School Principal Questionnaire).


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