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Teacher Assistant Salary Information in Michigan

The average annual and hourly salaries for teacher assistants in the state of Michigan are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of teacher assistants amongst 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 Teacher Assistants in Michigan

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,640
25th Percentile Wage
$20,340
50th Percentile Wage
$24,780
75th Percentile Wage
$30,170
90th Percentile Wage
$36,990

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for teacher assistants in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $36,990. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $24,780. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,640.

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 teacher assistants 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 teacher assistants from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201624,7800.32%-4.08%
201524,700-0.97%-
201424,940-2.49%-
201325,560-0.90%-
201225,790--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Teacher Assistants in Michigan Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of teacher assistants in some Michigan cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of teacher assistants in state of Michigan ranges from $21,270 to $27,150. The highest paying area for teacher assistants in Michigan is Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $27,150. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Holland-Grand Haven (mean annual salary $26,680). The lowest paying area is Kalamazoo-Portage with a median annual salary of $21,270.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$27,150
Holland-Grand Haven
$26,680
Lansing-East Lansing
$26,300
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$25,990
Grand Rapids-Wyoming
$25,900
Bay City
$25,700
Monroe
$25,670
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$25,390
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$25,140
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$24,980
Ann Arbor
$24,570
Flint
$24,400
Battle Creek
$24,150
Jackson
$23,760
Niles-Benton Harbor
$23,650
Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$23,520
Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$23,300
Muskegon-Norton Shores
$23,170
Saginaw-Saginaw Township North
$23,100
South Bend-Mishawaka
$22,660
Kalamazoo-Portage
$21,270


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