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Adult Literacy, Remedial Education, Ged Teacher / Instructor Salary

Adult Literacy and Remedial Education Instructors in the United States may have to scrimp and save; the median compensation is $39K annually. The pay spectrum stretches from $28K to $57K per year. Female Adult Literacy and Remedial Education Instructors are more common than men among those who completed the survey; more than half (67 percent) are women. The majority of Adult Literacy and Remedial Education Instructors claim high levels of job satisfaction. Some workers in this field — just under one in three — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by the greater part and dental plans are enjoyed by more than half.

$28,616 - $54,366
(Median)
$29K
$39K
$54K
MEDIAN: $39,304
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$12.18 - $30.26
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$12
$19
$30
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$28,616 - $54,366  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,007  
Total Pay (?
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$27,536 - $57,317  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 112
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$12.18 - $30.26  
   
Overtime
$1.64 - $49.32  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,007  
   
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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$27,536 - $57,317  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 80

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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 Adult Literacy and Remedial Education Instructors, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $38K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $40K on average. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $42K in this role. Adult Literacy and Remedial Education Instructors who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $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 16%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$40,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 65% dental benefits Dental: 56%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 31%