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Middle School Teachers in Michigan

Is Michigan a good place for you to work as a Middle School Teacher?

5.8% Jobs Projection
$65,950 Median Salary
1,110 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Middle School Teachers in Michigan are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Middle School Teachers in Michigan is growing faster than average.

  • Middle School Teachers in Michigan earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Middle School Teachers Work in Michigan?

There were approximately 12,750 workers employed as Middle School Teachers in this state in 2018.

There were 13,010 Middle School Teachers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 260 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 8,180 Middle School Teachers working in it, which means Michigan has more Middle School Teachers than average.


Job Projections for Michigan

Jobs for Middle School Teachers in this state are growing at a rate of 5.8% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 7.5%.


Michigan Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 1,110 annual Middle School Teachers job openings in Michigan, and 15,060 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 50,500 annual jobs and 677,700 total jobs in 2026.

What do Middle School Teachers Make in Michigan?

In 2018 wages for Middle School Teachers ranged from $38,800 to $91,850 with $65,950 being the median annual salary.

The median salary in Michigan is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Michigan Metros for Middle School Teachers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Middle School Teachers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI 4,960 $67,450
Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 2,060 $67,600
Flint, MI 770 $64,160
South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI 630 $50,940
Lansing-East Lansing, MI 530 $70,090
Niles-Benton Harbor, MI 380 $56,440
Kalamazoo-Portage, MI 360 $65,720
Ann Arbor, MI 330 $65,920
Battle Creek, MI 310 $64,320
Muskegon, MI 210 $69,190
Monroe, MI 210 n/a
Midland, MI 50 $57,920

Top States for Middle School Teachers Employment

View the list below to see where most Middle School Teachers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Texas 66,470 $56,510
California 46,500 $74,840
New York 39,950 $80,790
Ohio 32,080 $62,770
Florida 30,110 $51,300
New Jersey 24,980 $69,710
Georgia 24,530 $56,860
Illinois 22,320 $60,310
Pennsylvania 21,640 $65,270
North Carolina 18,640 $46,290
Virginia 17,130 $62,330
Massachusetts 16,910 $77,160
Wisconsin 13,240 $58,260
Colorado 13,070 $50,130
Missouri 12,840 $49,310
Michigan 12,750 $65,950
Maryland 12,450 $67,200
Tennessee 12,140 $50,310
Minnesota 11,510 $58,390
Indiana 11,510 $49,900

Below are the states where Middle School Teachers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
New York $80,790
Massachusetts $77,160
Connecticut $76,340
Rhode Island $75,250
California $74,840
Oregon $74,790
Alaska $72,640
District of Columbia $71,640
New Jersey $69,710
Maryland $67,200

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