Adult Literacy, Remedial Education, Ged Teacher / Instructor Salary

For Adult Literacy and Remedial Education Instructors, yearly average wages total $40K annually. Pay ranges from $28K on the low end to $57K per year on the high end. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Adult Literacy and Remedial Education Instructors survey participants are largely women, dominating at 65 percent. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and one-third lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by the greater part and dental coverage is claimed by over one-half.

$28,457 - $52,730
(Median)
$28K
$40K
$53K
MEDIAN: $40,168
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$12.83 - $32.30
(Median)
$13
$19
$32
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$28,457 - $52,730  
   
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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$27,726 - $56,954  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 106
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$12.83 - $32.30  
   
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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$27,726 - $56,954  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | 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.


For many Adult Literacy and Remedial Education Instructors, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. At career start (within the first five years), average income sits near $39K, and the average for folks who have worked for five to 10 years is only slightly higher at $40K. Adult Literacy and Remedial Education Instructors who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $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.

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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 27 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 62% dental benefits Dental: 52%
vision benefits Vision: 36% employee benefits None: 34%
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