Salary Median (2017)


Projected Job Growth (2016-2026)

+9.9% (as fast as the average)

Most Common Level of Education

Bachelor's Degree


What Tutors Do

Provide non-classroom, academic instruction to students on an individual or small-group basis for proactive or remedial purposes.

Other Job Titles Tutors May Have

Academic Guidance Specialist, Accounting/Finance Tutor, Adult Basic Education Instructor, Center Director, Director of Academic Support, Educational Advisor, Learning Services Coordinator, Professional Tutor, Reading Efficiency Course Director, Tutorial Laboratory Supervisor (Tutorial Lab Supervisor)

How Leaders Describe a Typical Day at Work

Senior Corps Member ,

City Year

I work with a lot of students who grow up in stressful environments, are angry with their home lives and don't know how to express it. I support the creation of new school partnerships. I lead a team of seven corps members through the City Year experience through observation and feedback sessions, biweekly check-in meetings, and general coaching, while performing the duties of a Corps Member.

Tasks & Responsibilities May Include

  • Travel to students' homes, libraries, or schools to conduct tutoring sessions.
  • Schedule tutoring appointments with students or their parents.
  • Research or recommend textbooks, software, equipment, or other learning materials to complement tutoring.
  • Prepare and facilitate tutoring workshops, collaborative projects, or academic support sessions for small groups of students.
  • Participate in training and development sessions to improve tutoring practices or learn new tutoring techniques.

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