Postsecondary Psychology Teacher Salary Information in Michigan

The average annual salaries for postsecondary psychology teachers in the state of Michigan are shown in Table 1. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary psychology teachers among 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 Psychology Teachers in Michigan (2018 Survey)

Percentile bracketAverage annual salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,660
25th Percentile Wage
$62,160
50th Percentile Wage
$86,780
75th Percentile Wage
$112,110
90th Percentile Wage
$153,480

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary psychology teachers in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $153,480. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $86,780. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,660.

Median salary trend (2012 to 2018)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth6-Year Growth
2018
$86,780
5.08% 19.95%
2017
$82,370
-0.91% -
2016
$83,120
3.68% -
2015
$80,060
1.61% -
2014
$78,770
5.40% -
2013
$74,520
6.78% -
2012
$69,470
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Psychology Teachers in Michigan Cities (2018 Survey)

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary psychology teachers in some Michigan cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary psychology teachers in state of Michigan ranges from $62,030 to $102,030. The highest paying area for postsecondary psychology teachers in Michigan is Lansing-East Lansing with a median annual salary of $102,030. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is South Bend-Mishawaka (mean annual salary $94,880). The lowest paying area is Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills with a median annual salary of $62,030.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lansing-East Lansing
$102,030
South Bend-Mishawaka
$94,880
Ann Arbor
$94,240
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$87,910
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$85,790
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area
$77,860
Kalamazoo-Portage
$73,700
Grand Rapids-Wyoming
$68,530
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$62,030




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