Postsecondary Philosophy and Religion Teacher Salary Information in Michigan

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary philosophy and religion teachers in the state of Michigan are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary philosophy and religion teachers among Michigan 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 Philosophy and Religion Teachers in Michigan

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,930
25th Percentile Wage
$55,920
50th Percentile Wage
$73,360
75th Percentile Wage
$91,330
90th Percentile Wage
$107,920

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary philosophy and religion teachers in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $107,920. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $73,360. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $39,930.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$73,360
2.75% 8.08%
2016
$71,340
6.38% -
2015
$66,790
1.86% -
2014
$65,550
-1.31% -
2013
$66,410
-1.54% -
2012
$67,430
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Philosophy and Religion Teachers in Michigan Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary philosophy and religion teachers in some Michigan cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary philosophy and religion teachers in state of Michigan ranges from $60,460 to $89,350. The highest paying area for postsecondary philosophy and religion teachers in Michigan is Ann Arbor with a median annual salary of $89,350. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Lansing-East Lansing (mean annual salary $82,810). The lowest paying area is South Bend-Mishawaka with a median annual salary of $60,460.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Ann Arbor
$89,350
Lansing-East Lansing
$82,810
Kalamazoo-Portage
$79,840
Grand Rapids-Wyoming
$77,580
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$71,590
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$71,040
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$65,640
South Bend-Mishawaka
$60,460




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