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Average Salary for Detroit Public Schools Employees

Employees at Detroit Public Schools make $57K annually on average. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

Employer: Detroit Public Schools
Average Salary Range by Job
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[-]High School Teacher (2)
$31,489 - $75,806  
[-]High School Teacher (2)
Salary$31,665 - $73,328  
Total Pay$31,489 - $75,806  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 15
United States (change)

Years of Experience

A typical employee has 20 years or more of experience and earns $75K per year.


Earning $56K on average, High School Teachers receive the most money.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Secondary Teacher Certifications, who make around $74K.


When it comes to skills, Leadership seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $75K.

Benefits and Perks

A solid majority of workers have health insurance, and benefits for the greater part of workers also include dental insurance. Employees can also look forward to life insurance.

Key Stats for Detroit Public Schools


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

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