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Postsecondary Physics Teacher Salary in Kalamazoo-Portage, Michigan

The annual salary statistics of postsecondary physics teachers in Kalamazoo-Portage, Michigan is shown in Table 1. The wage data of postsecondary physics teachers in Kalamazoo-Portage is 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. Annual Salary of Postsecondary Physics Teachers in Kalamazoo-Portage, Michigan

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,080
25th Percentile Wage
$54,560
50th Percentile Wage
$80,980
75th Percentile Wage
$99,110
90th Percentile Wage
$117,660

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary physics teachers in Kalamazoo-Portage, Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $117,660. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $80,980. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $36,080.

Median salary trend

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary physics teachers from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2018.

YearMedian Salary Growth4-Year Growth
2016
$80,980
2.12% 0.00%
2015
$79,260
-2.17% -
2012
$80,980
- -

Table 2. Compare Postsecondary Physics Teacher Salary in Kalamazoo-Portage with Other Michigan Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $80,980, Kalamazoo-Portage is the lowest paying city for postsecondary physics teachers in state of Michigan, following city of South Bend-Mishawaka (median annual salary of $105,540). Compared with the highest paying city South Bend-Mishawaka, the median annual salary of postsecondary physics teachers in Kalamazoo-Portage is 23.3 percent (23.3%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
South Bend-Mishawaka
$105,540
Lansing-East Lansing
$97,170
Ann Arbor
$96,040
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$93,840
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$91,690
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$84,280
Kalamazoo-Portage
$80,980



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