Adult Literacy and Remedial Education Instructors in the United States take home an average $40K per year. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Adult Literacy and Remedial Education Instructors. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — roughly two in five lack coverage. On the flip side, the larger part have medical insurance and more than a third receive dental plans. Most Adult Literacy and Remedial Education Instructors survey respondents are women (76 percent). The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$25,070 - $55,481
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$55K
MEDIAN: $39,917
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$15.08 - $35.70
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$36
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$25,070 - $55,481  
   
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$29,081 - $62,468  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 69
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$15.08 - $35.70  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
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$29,081 - $62,468  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 45
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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.


Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $38K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $44K on average — a distinctly larger sum. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $41K. Adult Literacy and Remedial Education Instructors who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $46K.

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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%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

National Average
$40,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 57%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
medical benefits
Vision: 30%
dental benefits
None: 41%
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