Postsecondary Art, Drama, and Music Teacher Salary Information in Michigan

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in the state of Michigan are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers among Michigan cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Postsecondary Art, Drama, and Music Teachers in Michigan

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,550
25th Percentile Wage
$40,690
50th Percentile Wage
$63,540
75th Percentile Wage
$85,610
90th Percentile Wage
$103,330

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $103,330. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $63,540. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24,550.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$63,540
-6.66% -3.93%
2016
$67,770
4.68% -
2015
$64,600
-5.79% -
2014
$68,340
3.95% -
2013
$65,640
-0.61% -
2012
$66,040
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Art, Drama, and Music Teachers in Michigan Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in some Michigan cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in state of Michigan ranges from $48,760 to $75,780. The highest paying area for postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in Michigan is Lansing-East Lansing with a median annual salary of $75,780. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Kalamazoo-Portage (mean annual salary $74,520). The lowest paying area is Grand Rapids-Wyoming with a median annual salary of $48,760.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lansing-East Lansing
$75,780
Kalamazoo-Portage
$74,520
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$71,080
Ann Arbor
$69,960
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$67,350
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$66,430
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$65,080
Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$53,220
South Bend-Mishawaka
$51,430
Grand Rapids-Wyoming
$48,760




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