Postsecondary Vocational Education Teacher Salary Information in Michigan

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary vocational education teachers in the state of Michigan are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary vocational education teachers 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 Postsecondary Vocational Education Teachers in Michigan

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,860
25th Percentile Wage
$32,490
50th Percentile Wage
$40,350
75th Percentile Wage
$63,590
90th Percentile Wage
$86,910

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary vocational 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 $86,910. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $40,350. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24,860.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$11.95
25th Percentile Wage
$15.62
50th Percentile Wage
$19.39
75th Percentile Wage
$30.57
90th Percentile Wage
$41.78

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary vocational education teachers in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $41.78. The median hourly salary is $19.39. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $11.95.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary vocational education teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201640,3501.78%-18.14%
201539,6306.21%-
201437,170-14.26%-
201342,470-12.24%-
201247,670--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary vocational education teachers in some Michigan cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary vocational education teachers in state of Michigan ranges from $33,880 to $60,890. The highest paying area for postsecondary vocational education teachers in Michigan is Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $60,890. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Holland-Grand Haven (mean annual salary $56,900). The lowest paying area is Battle Creek with a median annual salary of $33,880.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$60,890
Holland-Grand Haven
$56,900
Upper Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$48,350
South Bend-Mishawaka
$46,060
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$39,230
Grand Rapids-Wyoming
$39,100
Kalamazoo-Portage
$39,050
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$38,620
Lansing-East Lansing
$38,550
Muskegon-Norton Shores
$37,780
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$34,560
Battle Creek
$33,880


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