Postsecondary Political Science Teacher Salary Information in Michigan

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary political science teachers in the state of Michigan are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary political science 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 Political Science Teachers in Michigan

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,410
25th Percentile Wage
$63,560
50th Percentile Wage
$88,800
75th Percentile Wage
$111,210
90th Percentile Wage
$156,370

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary political science teachers in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $156,370. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $88,800. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $37,410.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$88,800
-3.36% -18.67%
2016
$91,780
2.97% -
2015
$89,050
5.38% -
2014
$84,260
-29.09% -
2013
$108,770
3.12% -
2012
$105,380
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary political science teachers in some Michigan cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary political science teachers in state of Michigan ranges from $74,650 to $129,900. The highest paying area for postsecondary political science teachers in Michigan is Ann Arbor with a median annual salary of $129,900. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Lansing-East Lansing (mean annual salary $97,320). The lowest paying area is Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills with a median annual salary of $74,650.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Ann Arbor
$129,900
Lansing-East Lansing
$97,320
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$93,610
South Bend-Mishawaka
$93,300
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$91,860
Kalamazoo-Portage
$77,180
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$74,650




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