Middle School Special Education Teacher Salary Information in Michigan

The average annual and hourly salaries for middle 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 middle school special education teachers amongst 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 Middle School Special Education Teachers in Michigan

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,920
25th Percentile Wage
$48,300
50th Percentile Wage
$61,280
75th Percentile Wage
$75,940
90th Percentile Wage
$91,230

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for middle 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 $91,230. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $61,280. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $40,920.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of middle school special education teachers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$61,280
-1.50% 3.85%
2016
$62,200
-0.53% -
2015
$62,530
-0.59% -
2014
$62,900
0.14% -
2013
$62,810
6.19% -
2012
$58,920
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Middle School Special Education Teachers in Michigan Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of middle school special education teachers in some Michigan cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of middle school special education teachers in state of Michigan ranges from $48,370 to $70,070. The highest paying area for middle school special education teachers in Michigan is Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn with a median annual salary of $70,070. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Ann Arbor (mean annual salary $68,820). The lowest paying area is South Bend-Mishawaka with a median annual salary of $48,370.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$70,070
Ann Arbor
$68,820
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$67,560
Flint
$67,310
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$65,390
Monroe
$64,010
Saginaw-Saginaw Township North
$63,860
Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$63,720
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$62,360
Grand Rapids-Wyoming
$61,030
Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$60,970
Lansing-East Lansing
$58,670
Kalamazoo-Portage
$58,250
Holland-Grand Haven
$57,240
Jackson
$54,070
Battle Creek
$52,580
Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$49,820
South Bend-Mishawaka
$48,370




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