A Tutor earns an average wage of $17.28 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Physics, French Language, Math, Science, and Reading. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
|Salary||$15,520 - $75,000|
|Bonus||$101.37 - $10,213|
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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).)
|$20,554 - $83,228|
|Hourly Rate||$9.92 - $40.06|
|Hourly Tips||$0.00 - $10.03|
|Overtime||$10.11 - $51.30|
|Bonus||$101.37 - $10,213|
|Total Pay (||$20,554 - $83,228|
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.Read More...
Most tutors have very good verbal and written communication skills and are able to work cooperatively with their students. They are often required to distill complex processes until simpler steps are achieved. They discuss topics in "layman's" terms that a person who is learning a subject can grasp. The ability to problem-solve and adjust to a student’s specific learning style is also a huge bonus for being a good tutor. Good tutors are also patient and good listeners.
The working hours of a tutor also vary greatly, and sessions usually last for at least an hour. Learning sessions can occur during any normal working hours, but they are usually scheduled during afterschool or weekend hours. Tutors frequently have a bachelor’s degree in education or in the subject they are teaching. However, some tutors are simply older or more educated students. For instance, an advanced high school student may tutor elementary school students.
- Instruct students in particular subjects as well as studying habits.
- Create handouts, problem sets, or other instructional materials.
- Communicate with supervisors, parents, and school personnel.
- Maintain documentation of progress, hours, and other paperwork.
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Pay by Experience for a Tutor has a positive trend. An entry-level Tutor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 1,027 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Tutor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 429 salaries. An experienced Tutor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 295 salaries. A Tutor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 175 salaries.
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