Average Tutor Hourly Pay

$17.81
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$450
Bonus
$3,000
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The average hourly pay for a Tutor is $17.81.
10%
$10.04
MEDIAN
$17.81
90%
$40.29
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Hourly Rate
$10 - $40
Bonus
$10 - $6,851
Profit Sharing
$0 - $3,000
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$20,865 - $83,761
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What Do Tutors Do?

Tutor Tasks
  • 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.

Job Satisfaction for Tutor

4.2 out of 5
(263)
Highly Satisfied
48Reviews
The top respondents for the job title Tutor are from the companies Mathnasium, Self-Employed and Huntington Learning Center, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Self-Employed where the average pay is $25.53. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Lindamood- Bell Learning Processes and Varsity Tutors, earning around $17.23 and $16.28, respectively. Kumon North America, Inc. pays the lowest at around $9.00. Mathnasium and Sylvan Learning Centers also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $10.23 and $13.50, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Tutors?

Skills in Childhood Education are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Writing Procedures & Documentation, Oral / Verbal Communication, Mathematica and English Language.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Tutors?

An entry-level Tutor with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.41 based on 233 salaries. An early career Tutor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.22 based on 1,028 salaries. A mid-career Tutor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.37 based on 428 salaries. An experienced Tutor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.90 based on 308 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $26.
Employees with Tutor in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 64.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (34.3% more) and Los Angeles, California (12.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (17.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,227 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.5%
Early Career
46.2%
Mid Career
19.2%
Experienced
13.8%
Late Career
10.3%