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Highest-Paying Jobs with the Most Time Off

Principals (Education Administrators, elementary and secondary school)

Hours worked/year: 1,846
Median hourly earnings: $46.49
No. employed: 222,270
Hours worked/week: 39.5
Median annual income: $86,970
Top annual income: $129,480

In order to be eligible to be a principal, applicants mush have a teaching certificate and also possess sufficient experience in school administration. Principals are responsible for managing the day-to-day activities of faculty and students. According to the BLS, the workload can be stressful and demanding at times. However, while some principals work year-round, the vast majority at the elementary and middle school level work full-days during the school-year, but do not work summers. This means principals have nearly three months to themselves. That, combined with a median salary in excess of $85,000, and the high end making nearly $130,000, principal is a great deal for all who are fortunate enough to earn the position.

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