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Adult Literacy, Remedial Education, Ged Teacher / Instructor Salary

Those pursuing careers as Adult Literacy and Remedial Education Instructors in the United States may have to make do with less; average incomes for people in this area hover around only $40K per year. The pay spectrum stretches from $27K to $57K per year. While some workers in this profession — just under one in three — do not have any health coverage, the greater part do receive medical benefits and over one-half have dental insurance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The majority of Adult Literacy and Remedial Education Instructors (65 percent) who took the survey are female. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$28,167 - $53,835
(Median)
$28K
$40K
$54K
MEDIAN: $39,723
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$12.06 - $29.75
(Median)
$12
$19
$30
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$28,167 - $53,835  
   
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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$27,132 - $56,674  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 107
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$12.06 - $29.75  
   
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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$27,132 - $56,674  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 76

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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.


Adult Literacy and Remedial Education Instructors with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Someone who has worked for fewer than five years earns around $38K on average. Individuals with five to 10 years of experience don't get much more, though; the average income in this group is $40K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $42K. As Adult Literacy and Remedial Education Instructors reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $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 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 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
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 65% dental benefits Dental: 55%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 31%
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