Salary Median (2020)


Projected Job Growth (2019-2029)

+7.4% (as fast as the average)


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 Tutor, Educational Advisor, Professional Tutor

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

  • Provide feedback to students, using positive reinforcement techniques to encourage, motivate, or build confidence in students.
  • Teach students study skills, note-taking skills, and test-taking strategies.
  • Review class material with students by discussing text, working solutions to problems, or reviewing worksheets or other assignments.
  • Provide private instruction to individual or small groups of students to improve academic performance, improve occupational skills, or prepare for academic or occupational tests.
  • Assess students' progress throughout tutoring sessions.

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