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How to become a Tutor

Start by obtaining a bachelor's degree in your desired field of study. Although it is not always required, most tutors do have at least a bachelor's degree and teaching certification. Many tutors have more advanced degrees in the particular subject matter they are giving instruction in.

On a day-to-day basis, a tutor will be scheduling future appointments, making lesson plans so they are prepared for each client's specific needs in their next session and brushing up on specific areas they need to be ready for during their next session.

What skills help Tutors find jobs?

  • Tutoring
  • Teaching Experience
  • Calculus
  • Math
  • Algebra
  • Communication Skills
  • Experience Working With Students
  • Experience with Children
  • Classroom Experience
  • Time Management
  • Classroom Management
  • Writing Skills

Career progression for Tutor

Education levels for Tutors

1%5%12%24%58%Doctoral DegreeMaster's DegreeAssociate's DegreeHigh School Diploma or GEDBachelor's Degree

Based on the requirements of Tutor job openings on Indeed in the United States within the last three years.

Expected salary by experience

0-44-88-1212-1616-2020-24Years of experience28k30k33k35k37kAnnual salary in USD

Based on resume data from Indeed users who reported working as a Tutor in the United States within the last three years.

Common qualifications for Tutors

  • Teaching Certification
  • First Aid Certification
  • CPR Certification
  • Driver's License
  • ESOL Certification
  • ESL Certification
  • Special Education Certification
  • Child Development Associate Certification
  • Paraprofessional Certification
  • AED Certification
  • Professional Educator License
  • FINRA License