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Average Salary for Detroit Public Schools Employees

Compensation for Detroit Public Schools employees tends to be around $57K annually. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

Employer: Detroit Public Schools
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
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[-]High School Teacher (2)
$31,553 - $75,596  
[-]High School Teacher (2)
Salary$31,344 - $72,845  
Total Pay$31,553 - $75,596  
 Precise Range (?
XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 14
United States (change)

Years of Experience

On the whole, the greater proportion of employees (38 percent) have a tenure of 20 years or more and bring home about $75K per year.


The highest average salaries go to High School Teachers who bring in close to $56K.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to around $74K for Secondary Teacher Certification s, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Leadership; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $75K.

Benefits and Perks

Health insurance is part of the package for the greater part of workers, and for a strong majority of workers, dental coverage is too. Detroit Public Schools also dishes out privileges such as life insurance.

Key Stats

58 %
42 %
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

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