Postsecondary English Language and Literature Teacher Salary Information in Michigan

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary english language and literature teachers in the state of Michigan are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary english language and literature 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Postsecondary English Language and Literature Teachers in Michigan

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,530
25th Percentile Wage
$52,410
50th Percentile Wage
$71,440
75th Percentile Wage
$96,960
90th Percentile Wage
$128,610

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary english language and literature teachers in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $128,610. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $71,440. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $35,530.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
No Data
25th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary english language and literature teachers in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is No Data.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary english language and literature teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201671,4408.36%1.33%
201565,470-2.02%-
201466,790-6.02%-
201370,8100.45%-
201270,490--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary English Language and Literature Teachers in Michigan Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary english language and literature teachers in some Michigan cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary english language and literature teachers in state of Michigan ranges from $50,070 to $89,910. The highest paying area for postsecondary english language and literature teachers in Michigan is Ann Arbor with a median annual salary of $89,910. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn (mean annual salary $74,260). The lowest paying area is Grand Rapids-Wyoming with a median annual salary of $50,070.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Ann Arbor
$89,910
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$74,260
Kalamazoo-Portage
$73,490
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$68,260
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$65,840
South Bend-Mishawaka
$57,900
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$53,640
Grand Rapids-Wyoming
$50,070


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