How much is a livable salary in the state of Michigan?

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According to Zip Recruiter, there is an exact dollar amount Michigan residents should be earning to get by in the Great Lakes State.

Unfortunately, not all Michiganders are going to like the number.

What is Michigan's livable salary amount in 2024?

Michigan's livable salary is $53,757 annually.

It would be best to make roughly $25.85 an hour to reach this magic number. This is the equivalent of $1,033 per week or $4,479 monthly per Zip Recruiter.

Depending on your lifestyle, you could live on less than Michigan's livable salary. However, if you have a family, a mortgage or rent, car payment(s), and bills - it could prove most difficult to be living on less than $50,000 annually.

If money is not your focus in life, and you are a Michigan resident - you may want to consider moving to Detroit. The Motor City is the cheapest city to live in Michigan.

Maybe you are not even close to making what is considered a livable wage in Michgian. If that is indeed the case, you may be living in one of the poorest cities in Michigan.

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If you are making well over $53, 757 - you might just be living in one of the 10 richest cities in Michigan.

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There is a saying about money not buying happiness, but we beg to differ. Chances are if you are making Michigan's livable wage, you are much happier than the people who are not.

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