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Detroit Teachers Average Salary Went Up 15%

Average pay went from $56k to $65k

The average pay of teachers in the Detroit school district increased by 15% to $65,311 in 2019-20.

Teachers in the Detroit Public Schools Community District had an average salary of $56,559 in 2018-19.

The salary information comes from a new report released by the Michigan Department of Education.

Last year, district administrators announced a new teachers' contract by saying it would give their employees the “highest starting teacher salary in Michigan.”

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