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Teaching Schools
In Detroit, Michigan

The city of Detroit has 5 schools where teaching faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of teaching and teaching education in Detroit, which includes teaching training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Detroit Vs. Michigan Teaching Employment

Detroit 13,850
Michigan 109,540

Of the 104,000 teaching professionals employed in Michigan, 13,850 work in Detroit. There has been a 14% decline in the number of teaching professionals in Detroit between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for teaching professionals in Detroit has decreased, overall employment in Detroit has increased.

Detroit Vs. Michigan Teaching employment growth

122,660 114,180 111,130 112,310 104,000
16,190 19,060 17,490 18,300 13,850
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Michigan
  • Dark Yellow: Detroit

Teaching VS. All professions salaries in Detroit

$61,640 $58,088 $56,872 $58,850 $69,692
$46,670 $47,590 $46,920 $46,900 $47,530
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Teaching in Detroit
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Detroit

In Detroit, salaries for teaching professionals have increased. In 2010 teaching professionals in Detroit reportedly earned an average salary of $69,692 per year. Teaching professionals in Detroit made a yearly average salary of $61,640, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of teaching professionals in Detroit is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Teaching professionals in Detroit

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Teaching professionals in Detroit make a median yearly salary of $66,770. The difference in pay between the teaching professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 148%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $40,197 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $99,588 per year.

Average Salaries for Teaching professionals and related professions in Detroit

Early Childhood Education
Special Education
Elementary Education
Educational Leadership

Teaching professional salaries in Detroit are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Teaching schools in Detroit


There are 5 accredited teaching schools in the city. Many of Detroit's teaching professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Teaching Programs Offered In Detroit


Detroit's teaching schools offer 36 teaching degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Teaching Degrees In Detroit


Approximately 850 students completed teaching courses in 2010.

Teaching Faculty Salaries in Detroit, Michigan

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