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5.8% Jobs Projection
$62,040 Median Salary
1,470 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many High School Teachers Work in Michigan?

In 2018, there were 24,130 High School Teachers working in the state.

There were 22,080 High School Teachers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 2,050 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 13,930 High School Teachers working in it, which means Michigan has more High School Teachers than average.


Job Projections for Michigan

Jobs for High 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 estimates 1,470 annual job openings, and a total of 20,570 jobs for Michigan High School Teachers in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 79,500 annual jobs and 1,095,500 total jobs in 2026.

What do High School Teachers Make in Michigan?

In 2018 wages for High School Teachers ranged from $38,660 to $92,000 with $62,040 being the median annual salary.

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


Top Michigan Metros for High School Teachers

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI 9,880 $66,770
Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 3,840 $58,120
Lansing-East Lansing, MI 1,620 $60,050
Ann Arbor, MI 1,220 $58,360
South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI 1,080 $49,860
Kalamazoo-Portage, MI 910 $59,850
Flint, MI 680 $65,310
Niles-Benton Harbor, MI 500 $52,950
Muskegon, MI 410 $64,880
Jackson, MI 320 $67,850
Monroe, MI 270 $66,280
Battle Creek, MI 210 $65,960
Bay City, MI 180 $58,590
Midland, MI 130 $58,410

Top States for High School Teachers Employment

The table below shows the states where most High School Teachers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 112,960 $82,670
Texas 110,420 $57,800
New York 74,830 $81,290
Ohio 52,240 $61,740
Pennsylvania 50,460 $62,990
Florida 47,960 $52,120
Illinois 43,720 $67,680
New Jersey 29,140 $74,700
Missouri 27,930 $48,170
Georgia 27,620 $57,430
Virginia 26,830 $63,990
Massachusetts 26,420 $77,830
North Carolina 25,240 $46,760
Michigan 24,130 $62,040
Minnesota 20,940 $61,570
Tennessee 20,190 $52,020
Wisconsin 20,070 $56,700
Indiana 19,690 $50,420
Maryland 19,330 $71,170
Arizona 17,200 $46,940

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

State Annual Median Salary
California $82,670
New York $81,290
Massachusetts $77,830
Connecticut $76,770
Alaska $75,780
New Jersey $74,700
Rhode Island $73,460
Oregon $71,910
Maryland $71,170
Washington $68,740

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