Tutor Salary

A Tutor earns an average wage of $17.29 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Teaching, Science, and Reading. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$15,224 - $61,272
(Median)
$15K
$36K
$61K
MEDIAN: $35,589
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$9.69 - $40.32
(Median)
$9
$17
$40
MEDIAN: $17.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$15,224 - $61,272  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $99.10  
Profit Sharing
$25.00  
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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$20,064 - $83,334  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 130
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$9.69 - $40.32  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $32.32  
Overtime
$0.00 - $43.11  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $99.10  
   
Profit Sharing
$25.00  
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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$20,064 - $83,334  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 2,016
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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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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $36,172

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Tutor Reviews

What is it like working as a Tutor at Self-Employed?

Tutor in Edmonds:
Pros: I enjoy working one on one with students so I can focus on exactly what they need to help them gain skills.
Cons: It is difficult to be organized when meeting students in the library and in their homes.

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 42%

Reading
up arrow 12%

Science
up arrow 12%

Math
up arrow 10%


National Average
$36,000

English Language
up arrow 2%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 3%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 5%

Chemistry
up arrow 7%



mathematics
up arrow 17%

French Language
up arrow 22%

Biology
up arrow 34%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 45%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 197 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 9%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
medical benefits
Vision: 4%
dental benefits
None: 90%
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