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Occupational Employment Statistics


25-3011 Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors

Teach or instruct 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. Teaching may or may not take place in a traditional educational institution.

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Northwest Minnesota 8010$35.47/hr$22.77/hr$29.53/hr$35.02/hr$45.77/hr$45.78/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Education and Health Services1,170$31.33/hr
Other ServicesN/AN/A
Public AdministrationN/AN/A
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Northwest Balance of State N/A$35.02/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 20$31.57/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 20$33.25/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 40$31.45/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 50$31.25/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 50$29.51/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 50$38.43/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 60$31.25/hr-8.8%
Northwest Minnesota 80$35.02/hr-2.3%
Southwest Balance of State 140$28.86/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 160$31.33/hr-2.1%
Southeast Balance of State 190$36.81/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 190$36.81/hr-7.5%
Central Minnesota 200$30.82/hr-2.3%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 620$31.35/hr-1.6%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 730$31.41/hrN/A
Minnesota 1,320$31.86/hr-2.6%

  • Assign and grade class work and homework.
  • Prepare materials and classrooms for class activities.
  • Observe students to determine qualifications, limitations, abilities, interests, and other individual characteristics.
  • Use computers, audio-visual aids, and other equipment and materials to supplement presentations.
  • Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs, abilities, and interests.
  • Establish and enforce rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining order among the students for whom they are responsible.
  • Prepare for assigned classes and show written evidence of preparation upon request of immediate supervisors.
  • Prepare students for further education by encouraging them to explore learning opportunities and to persevere with challenging tasks.
  • Observe and evaluate students' work to determine progress and make suggestions for improvement.
  • Provide information, guidance, and preparation for the General Equivalency Diploma (GED) examination.