Tutor Salary

A Tutor earns an average wage of $16.85 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Teaching, Physics, and Science. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$18,201 - $61,985

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$9.57 - $40.18

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$18,201 - $61,985  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $99.88  
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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$19,749 - $83,060  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 113
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$9.57 - $40.18  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.25 - $32.62  
Overtime
$0.00 - $40.26  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $99.88  
   
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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$19,749 - $83,060  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,810
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Job Description for Tutor

A tutor is a wide-ranging teaching position in which an instructor usually works one-on-one or in a small group setting with a pupil, in order to learn an academic subject or a specific skill. The study or training sessions are usually conducted in person, although tutors can also work remotely via video, live chat, or email. A large portion of tutors are academic and work for high schools, colleges, or universities. Tutors are usually very well-versed in the subject they are teaching and are able to effectively convey that knowledge to their students. Good tutors provide a friendly and productive learning environment for their clients.

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Tutor Tasks

  • Communicate with supervisors, parents, and school personnel.
  • Maintain documentation of progress, hours, and other paperwork.
  • Instruct students in particular subjects as well as studying habits.
  • Create handouts, problem sets, or other instructional materials.

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Tutor Reviews

What is it like working as a Tutor?

Tutor in Isabel:
"Rewarding."
Pros: I get to help children better their lives by making sure learning is fun for them. Also knowing that they will not go hungry because we are a food pantry as well.
Cons: People that complain about the food donated.

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Experience Affects Tutor Salaries




National Average
$36,000


Skills That Affect Tutor Salaries

Teaching
up arrow 34%

Physics
up arrow 19%

Science
up arrow 15%


National Average
$36,000

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 1%

English Language
up arrow 2%

Chemistry
up arrow 8%


Reading
up arrow 11%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 11%


mathematics
up arrow 16%

Math
up arrow 30%

Biology
up arrow 33%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 211 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 10% dental benefits Dental: 5%
vision benefits Vision: 5% employee benefits None: 90%
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