Average Salary for City of Detroit Employees

The median income for City of Detroit employees is $50K per year. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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City of Detroit Median Salary by Years Experience


1-4 years
9 profiles

5-9 years
2 profiles

10-19 years
6 profiles

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20 years or more
7 profiles

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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 23 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 24
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Detroit, Michigan 

Education, K-12 Schools

Source: Freebase

Years of Experience

Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make about $56K annually on average. The greater proportion of employees (38 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $61K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach around $80K annually for American Bar Association Certifieds; non-accredited workers make much less. City of Detroit provides the highest financial reward to those with a Master of Science (MS) — these employees rake in $58K per year.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Litigation Case Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of approximately $80K annually. Microsoft Office is regularly seen around here; about one in three of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Three more common skills are Information Technology Support, Customer Service, and Office Administration.

Benefits and Perks

Workers wishing to put aside retirement money are in luck; City of Detroit sponsors various plans such as a company pension plan and a 401(k) plan. Most survey participants receive health insurance, and a large number of respondents get dental coverage. Privileges also include a subsidized cell phone, flexible hours, life insurance, and paid holiday and sick leave.

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Key Stats for City of Detroit


55 %
45 %
$30,302 - $60,614
$54,072 - $78,611

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Years in Fields/Career:
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