Adult Literacy, Remedial Education, Ged Teacher / Instructor Salary

An average Adult Literacy and Remedial Education Instructor in the United States can expect to take home roughly $40K annually. The income range spans the entire spectrum between $28K and $58K per year. Women account for the majority of Adult Literacy and Remedial Education Instructors who responded to the questionnaire — 65 percent to be exact. Health benefits are not claimed by all — close to a third lack any form of coverage — but a majority have medical insurance, and a little over a half have dental, too. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Adult Literacy and Remedial Education Instructors.

$28,179 - $53,720
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$28K
$40K
$54K
MEDIAN: $40,094
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$12.81 - $32.52
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$13
$19
$33
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$28,179 - $53,720  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $919  
Total Pay (?
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$27,619 - $57,510  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 108
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$12.81 - $32.52  
   
Overtime
$1.64 - $49.32  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $919  
   
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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$27,619 - $57,510  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 81
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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.


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Adult Literacy and Remedial Education Instructors — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $40K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $39K. Adult Literacy and Remedial Education Instructors see a median salary of $42K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $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 15%

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 29 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 63% dental benefits Dental: 53%
vision benefits Vision: 37% employee benefits None: 34%
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