Adult Literacy, Remedial Education, Ged Teacher / Instructor Salary

The average Adult Literacy and Remedial Education Instructor in the United States can expect to rake in roughly $40K annually. Earnings sit near $28K on the lower side but can approach $60K per year on the higher side. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and over a third lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a majority and dental coverage is claimed by approximately half. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Women account for the majority of Adult Literacy and Remedial Education Instructors who responded to the questionnaire — 68 percent to be exact.

$28,108 - $54,381
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$28K
$40K
$54K
MEDIAN: $40,086
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$13.35 - $32.30
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$13
$19
$32
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$28,108 - $54,381  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $950  
Total Pay (?
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$28,332 - $59,815  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 113
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$13.35 - $32.30  
   
Overtime
$29.16  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $950  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$28,332 - $59,815  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 82
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Job Description for Adult Literacy, Remedial Education, Ged Teacher / Instructor

  • Maintain accurate and complete student records as required by laws or administrative policies.
  • Observe and evaluate students' work to determine progress and make suggestions for improvement.
  • Teach out-of-school youths and adults in remedial education classes, preparatory classes for the General Educational Development test, literacy or English as a Second Language.

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Pay by Experience Level for Adult Literacy, Remedial Education, Ged Teacher / Instructor

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Adult Literacy and Remedial Education Instructors with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Someone who has worked for fewer than five years earns around $39K on average. Individuals with five to 10 years of experience don't get much more, though; the average income in this group is $40K. Adult Literacy and Remedial Education Instructors with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $42K. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $46K.

Adult Literacy, Remedial Education, Ged Teacher / Instructor Reviews

What is it like working as an Adult Literacy, Remedial Education, Ged Teacher / Instructor?

Adult Literacy, Remedial Education, Ged Teacher / Instructor in Philadelphia:
"Instruct 25 To 30 Welfare Recipients How To Create Resumes."
Pros: What gives me the greatest value to my job, is when we take the customers previous experience and show them their value. Empowering them to go after their dream and not to despise small beginnings or massive set backs.
Cons: I tend to want more for them than what they want for themselves.

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Experience Affects Adult Literacy, Remedial Education, Ged Teacher / Instructor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$40,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
medical benefits
Vision: 34%
dental benefits
None: 37%
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