Median hourly wages of adult literacy and remedial education teachers
were $22.26 in May 2008. The middle 50 percent earned between $16.65
and $29.78. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $12.48, and the
highest 10 percent earned more than $38.95. Part-time adult literacy
and remedial education instructors are usually paid by the hour
or for each class that they teach, and receive few or no benefits.
Full-time teachers are generally paid a salary and receive health
insurance and other benefits if they work for a school system or
adult literacy and remedial education teachers work part time and
receive no benefits. Many programs require teachers to have at least
a bachelor's degree; a public school teaching license may be required
for publicly run programs in most States. Job opportunities are
expected to be favorable, particularly for teachers of English to
speakers of other languages.
Bureau of Labor Statistics