Postsecondary Communications Teacher Salary Information in Michigan

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary communications teachers in the state of Michigan are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary communications teachers amongst Michigan metropolitan areas 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 Communications Teachers in Michigan

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,140
25th Percentile Wage
$37,990
50th Percentile Wage
$67,020
75th Percentile Wage
$93,130
90th Percentile Wage
$120,250

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary communications teachers in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $120,250. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $67,020. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22,140.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary communications teachers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$67,020
1.85% -16.07%
2016
$65,780
5.26% -
2015
$62,320
-7.28% -
2014
$66,860
-14.34% -
2013
$76,450
-1.75% -
2012
$77,790
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Communications Teachers in Michigan Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary communications teachers in some Michigan cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary communications teachers in state of Michigan ranges from $49,930 to $101,270. The highest paying area for postsecondary communications teachers in Michigan is Ann Arbor with a median annual salary of $101,270. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Lansing-East Lansing (mean annual salary $88,700). The lowest paying area is Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $49,930.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Ann Arbor
$101,270
Lansing-East Lansing
$88,700
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$71,780
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$64,940
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$64,360
Grand Rapids-Wyoming
$59,310
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$49,930




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