Elementary School Teachers in Michigan
Want to work in Michigan as an Elementary School Teacher? Read this first!
You’re in luck! Jobs for Elementary School Teachers in Michigan are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Elementary School Teachers in Michigan is growing faster than average.
Elementary School Teachers in Michigan earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Elementary School Teachers Work in Michigan?
There were approximately 38,330 workers employed as Elementary School Teachers in this state in 2018.
There were 38,080 Elementary School Teachers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 250 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 19,150 Elementary School Teachers working in it, which means Michigan has more Elementary School Teachers than average.
Job Projections for Michigan
Jobs for Elementary School Teachers in this state are growing at a rate of 5.6% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.4%.
Michigan Annual Job Openings
The BLS is projecting 2,840 annual Elementary School Teachers job openings in Michigan, and 38,600 total jobs in the year 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 112,800 annual jobs and 1,514,900 total jobs in 2026.
What do Elementary School Teachers Make in Michigan?
In 2018 wages for Elementary School Teachers ranged from $36,790 to $99,050 with $63,480 being the median annual salary.
The median salary in Michigan is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Michigan Metros for Elementary School Teachers
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Elementary School Teachers.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI||4,140||$56,510|
|Ann Arbor, MI||1,720||$63,590|
|Lansing-East Lansing, MI||1,640||$58,480|
|South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI||1,300||$49,030|
|Niles-Benton Harbor, MI||610||$52,110|
|Battle Creek, MI||580||$62,180|
|Bay City, MI||340||$58,800|
Top States for Elementary School Teachers Employment
The table below shows the states where most Elementary School Teachers work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Below are the states where Elementary School Teachers get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$77,220|
Related Careers in MI
You may also be interested in the following careers:
|Occupation||MI Employment Total|
|Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education||12,750|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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