Postsecondary Foreign Language and Literature Teacher Salary Information in Michigan

The average annual salaries for postsecondary foreign language and literature teachers in the state of Michigan are shown in Table 1. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary foreign language and literature teachers amongst Michigan areas is shown in Table 2. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2018 and published in April 2019 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual Salary of Postsecondary Foreign Language and Literature Teachers in Michigan (2018 Survey)

Percentile bracketAverage annual salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,200
25th Percentile Wage
$50,810
50th Percentile Wage
$72,870
75th Percentile Wage
$95,030
90th Percentile Wage
$115,650

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary foreign language and literature teachers in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $115,650. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $72,870. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $37,200.

Median salary trend (2012 to 2018)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary foreign language and literature teachers from 2012 to 2018.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth6-Year Growth
2018
$72,870
3.16% 13.30%
2017
$70,570
3.61% -
2016
$68,020
8.63% -
2015
$62,150
3.72% -
2014
$59,840
-1.55% -
2013
$60,770
-3.97% -
2012
$63,180
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Foreign Language and Literature Teachers in Michigan Cities (2018 Survey)

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary foreign language and literature teachers in some Michigan cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary foreign language and literature teachers in state of Michigan ranges from $50,410 to $79,320. The highest paying area for postsecondary foreign language and literature teachers in Michigan is Detroit-Warren-Livonia with a median annual salary of $79,320. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn (mean annual salary $76,940). The lowest paying area is Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills with a median annual salary of $50,410.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$79,320
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$76,940
Grand Rapids-Wyoming
$72,190
Ann Arbor
$65,240
Lansing-East Lansing
$64,300
Kalamazoo-Portage
$63,850
South Bend-Mishawaka
$58,830
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$56,590
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$50,410




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