Secondary School Special Education Teacher Salary Information in Michigan

The average annual and hourly salaries for secondary 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 secondary school special education teachers amongst 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Secondary School Special Education Teachers in Michigan

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,870
25th Percentile Wage
$50,720
50th Percentile Wage
$65,240
75th Percentile Wage
$77,390
90th Percentile Wage
$90,170

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for secondary 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 $90,170. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $65,240. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $40,870.

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 secondary 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 secondary school special education teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201665,240-1.12%1.84%
201565,970-1.21%-
201466,7701.42%-
201365,8202.70%-
201264,040--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of secondary school special education teachers in some Michigan cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of secondary school special education teachers in state of Michigan ranges from $54,460 to $73,350. The highest paying area for secondary school special education teachers in Michigan is Kalamazoo-Portage with a median annual salary of $73,350. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Flint (mean annual salary $71,530). The lowest paying area is Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $54,460.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Kalamazoo-Portage
$73,350
Flint
$71,530
Ann Arbor
$70,870
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$69,950
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$69,070
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$68,250
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$65,360
Grand Rapids-Wyoming
$64,290
Muskegon-Norton Shores
$64,140
Holland-Grand Haven
$63,510
Lansing-East Lansing
$63,090
Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$62,450
Saginaw-Saginaw Township North
$62,190
Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$60,400
Battle Creek
$57,800
South Bend-Mishawaka
$56,160
Niles-Benton Harbor
$56,050
Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$54,460


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