Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teacher Salary Information in Michigan

The average annual and hourly salaries for kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in the state of Michigan are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers among 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 Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teachers in Michigan

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,860
25th Percentile Wage
$50,310
50th Percentile Wage
$63,240
75th Percentile Wage
$74,720
90th Percentile Wage
$82,290

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $82,290. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $63,240. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $39,860.

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 kindergarten and elementary school special education 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 kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201663,2407.15%5.66%
201558,720-1.67%-
201459,700-0.49%-
201359,9900.55%-
201259,660--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teachers in Michigan Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in some Michigan cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in state of Michigan ranges from $41,820 to $66,680. The highest paying area for kindergarten and elementary school special education teachers in Michigan is Ann Arbor with a median annual salary of $66,680. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Flint (mean annual salary $65,910). The lowest paying area is South Bend-Mishawaka with a median annual salary of $41,820.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Ann Arbor
$66,680
Flint
$65,910
Grand Rapids-Wyoming
$65,460
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$64,990
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$64,540
Lansing-East Lansing
$64,470
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$64,360
Kalamazoo-Portage
$63,330
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$60,110
Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$58,720
Niles-Benton Harbor
$58,530
Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$58,070
Battle Creek
$57,760
Muskegon-Norton Shores
$56,600
Holland-Grand Haven
$55,950
Saginaw-Saginaw Township North
$53,030
Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$45,000
South Bend-Mishawaka
$41,820



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