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Adult Literacy, Remedial Education, Ged Teacher / Instructor Salary

For Adult Literacy and Remedial Education Instructors, yearly average wages total $40K annually. The income range spans the entire spectrum between $27K and $58K per year. There are more female Adult Literacy and Remedial Education Instructors who answered the questionnaire than male, making up 64 percent. Health benefits are not claimed by all — roughly a third lack any form of coverage — but the greater part have medical insurance, and just over a half have dental, too. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$28,414 - $54,160
(Median)
$28K
$40K
$54K
MEDIAN: $40,108
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$12.15 - $32.85
(Median)
$12
$19
$33
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$28,414 - $54,160  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $919  
Total Pay (?
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$27,242 - $57,939  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 104
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$12.15 - $32.85  
   
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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$27,242 - $57,939  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 79

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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.


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. At career start (within the first five years), average income sits near $38K, and the average for folks who have worked for five to 10 years is only slightly higher at $40K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Adult Literacy and Remedial Education Instructors make a median salary of $43K. In the end, the overall pattern seems to be that more experience generally corresponds to higher pay; an Adult Literacy and Remedial Education Instructor with more than 20 years of experience can earn $46K on average.

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 6%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$40,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 64% dental benefits Dental: 55%
vision benefits Vision: 37% employee benefits None: 32%
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