Average Salary for Detroit Public Schools Employees

Detroit Public Schools employees bring home $67K annually on average. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Years of Experience

The greater proportion of employees (43 percent) report 20 years or more of experience and bring home median pay of approximately $91K per year.


The highest paychecks go to Elementary School Principals, who earn $100K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Educational Leadership Certifications receive bigger paychecks (about $100K per year) than those without credentials.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Curriculum Planning; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $100K annually. One of the more prevalent skills at Detroit Public Schools is Leadership, with the greater part considering it a key competency.

Benefits and Perks

Health insurance is part of the package for almost all employees, and for a large number of employees, dental coverage is too. Privileges also include a company cell phone and life insurance.

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Key Stats for Detroit Public Schools


73 %
27 %
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

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