Average Adult Literacy and Remedial Education Instructors in the United States make around $40K per year. Female Adult Literacy and Remedial Education Instructors make up most of the survey respondents at 76 percent. For the most part, Adult Literacy and Remedial Education Instructors enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Although over one-half have medical coverage and more than a third have dental coverage, slightly less than half claim no health benefits at all. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$24,778 - $54,495
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$54K
MEDIAN: $40,380
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$15.16 - $35.49
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$24,778 - $54,495  
   
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$28,963 - $64,440  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 64
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$15.16 - $35.49  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
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$28,963 - $64,440  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 47

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Job Description for Adult Literacy, Remedial Education, Ged Teacher / Instructor

  • 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.
  • Observe and evaluate students' work to determine progress and make suggestions for improvement.
  • Maintain accurate and complete student records as required by laws or administrative policies.

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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.


The average beginner in this position makes around $39K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $44K. Adult Literacy and Remedial Education Instructors with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $43K. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $46K on average.

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Q: 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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Key Stats for Adult Literacy, Remedial Education, Ged Teacher / Instructor

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
032
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Adult Literacy, Remedial Education, Ged Teacher / Instructor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

National Average
$41,000

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
32%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 53%
dental benefits
Dental: 36%
vision benefits
Vision: 28%
dental benefits
None: 47%
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