How Much do Elementary School Teachers Make in Michigan?

Do elementary school teachers in Michigan make a lot of money? What is the average pay for Michigan elementary school teachers?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, elementary school teachers in Michigan earn an average of $69,050 a year.

This is 8% more than elementary school teachers nationwide and 36% more than the typical Michigan worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
Michigan Elementary School Teacher Wages by Percentile
Percentile Annually
90th $101,330
75th $84,800
50th $66,030
25th $47,920
10th $38,630
Michigan Elementary School Teachers Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Annually
Ann Arbor $72,470
Battle Creek $58,470
Bay City $59,820
Benton Harbor $55,790
Detroit $77,140
Flint $58,140
Grand Rapids $61,160
Kalamazoo $66,460
Lansing $58,790
Midland $57,600
Monroe $65,560
Muskegon $64,970
Saginaw $68,650
Michigan Elementary School Teacher Wages by Year
Year Annually
2019 $69,050
2018 $66,180
2017 $62,720
2016 $61,260
2015 $62,220
2014 $63,640
2013 $62,720
2012 $61,570
2011 $57,410