Postsecondary Psychology Teacher Salary Information in Michigan

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,540
25th Percentile Wage
$55,590
50th Percentile Wage
$82,370
75th Percentile Wage
$107,110
90th Percentile Wage
$151,480

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary psychology teachers in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $151,480. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $82,370. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,540.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$82,370
-0.91% 15.66%
2016
$83,120
3.68% -
2015
$80,060
1.61% -
2014
$78,770
5.40% -
2013
$74,520
6.78% -
2012
$69,470
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary psychology teachers in some Michigan cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary psychology teachers in state of Michigan ranges from $62,030 to $102,030. The highest paying area for postsecondary psychology teachers in Michigan is Lansing-East Lansing with a median annual salary of $102,030. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is South Bend-Mishawaka (mean annual salary $94,880). The lowest paying area is Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills with a median annual salary of $62,030.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lansing-East Lansing
$102,030
South Bend-Mishawaka
$94,880
Ann Arbor
$90,630
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$87,910
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$81,080
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$77,860
Kalamazoo-Portage
$73,700
Grand Rapids-Wyoming
$68,530
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$62,030




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