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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2021

25-3041 Tutors

Instruct individual students or small groups of students in academic subjects to support formal class instruction or to prepare students for standardized or admissions tests. Excludes “Postsecondary Teachers” (25-1000), “Elementary, Middle, Secondary, and Special Education Teachers” (25-2000), “Adult Basic Education, Adult Secondary Education, and English as a Second Language Instructors” (25-3011), and “Self-Enrichment Teachers” (25-3021).


National estimates for Tutors
Industry profile for Tutors
Geographic profile for Tutors

National estimates for Tutors:

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for Tutors:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
147,100 2.1 % $ 20.09 $ 41,780 1.7 %

Percentile wage estimates for Tutors:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 11.36 $ 14.05 $ 17.53 $ 22.63 $ 29.61
Annual Wage (2) $ 23,640 $ 29,230 $ 36,470 $ 47,070 $ 61,580


Industry profile for Tutors:

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for Tutors are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in Tutors, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in Tutors:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Other Schools and Instruction 50,060 12.58 $ 20.73 $ 43,120
Elementary and Secondary Schools 35,530 0.44 $ 21.93 $ 45,600
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 22,820 0.77 $ 17.34 $ 36,070
Junior Colleges 12,570 2.03 $ 16.13 $ 33,560
Educational Support Services 9,500 4.87 $ 23.01 $ 47,860

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in Tutors:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Other Schools and Instruction 50,060 12.58 $ 20.73 $ 43,120
Educational Support Services 9,500 4.87 $ 23.01 $ 47,860
Junior Colleges 12,570 2.03 $ 16.13 $ 33,560
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 22,820 0.77 $ 17.34 $ 36,070
Religious Organizations 1,280 0.71 $ 20.52 $ 42,680

Top paying industries for Tutors:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 230 0.02 $ 32.23 $ 67,030
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services 40 0.02 $ 29.72 $ 61,820
Other Information Services 300 0.08 $ 26.05 $ 54,180
Residential Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Facilities 40 0.01 $ 23.79 $ 49,480
Educational Support Services 9,500 4.87 $ 23.01 $ 47,860


Geographic profile for Tutors:

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for Tutors are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in Tutors, see the Create Customized Tables function.



Map of employment of tutors by state, May 2021


States with the highest employment level in Tutors:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 38,800 2.35 2.25 $ 19.12 $ 39,760
New York 15,040 1.74 1.66 $ 28.58 $ 59,450
Texas 12,070 0.99 0.95 $ 14.58 $ 30,320
Florida 6,870 0.80 0.76 $ 19.82 $ 41,220
Illinois 6,010 1.07 1.02 $ 22.30 $ 46,370


Map of location quotient of tutors by state, May 2021


States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Tutors:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 38,800 2.35 2.25 $ 19.12 $ 39,760
Hawaii 1,160 2.12 2.03 $ 16.24 $ 33,780
Connecticut 3,270 2.08 1.99 $ 25.20 $ 52,420
New York 15,040 1.74 1.66 $ 28.58 $ 59,450
Maryland 3,380 1.33 1.27 $ 20.89 $ 43,440


Map of annual mean wages of tutors by state, May 2021


Top paying states for Tutors:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York 15,040 1.74 1.66 $ 28.58 $ 59,450
Massachusetts 4,200 1.24 1.19 $ 27.68 $ 57,580
Rhode Island 110 0.25 0.24 $ 27.43 $ 57,060
Connecticut 3,270 2.08 1.99 $ 25.20 $ 52,420
Alaska 390 1.32 1.27 $ 23.92 $ 49,760



Map of employment of tutors by area, May 2021


Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in Tutors:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 16,550 2.89 2.77 $ 18.79 $ 39,080
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 15,670 1.81 1.73 $ 27.12 $ 56,420
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 4,660 2.08 1.99 $ 22.27 $ 46,330
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 4,550 1.07 1.03 $ 23.25 $ 48,360
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 3,470 2.50 2.39 $ 18.04 $ 37,530
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 3,430 0.96 0.91 $ 15.50 $ 32,250
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 3,360 1.30 1.24 $ 28.90 $ 60,110
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 3,080 2.01 1.92 $ 16.40 $ 34,110
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 3,060 1.05 1.01 $ 14.30 $ 29,740
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 2,810 0.96 0.92 $ 20.50 $ 42,630


Map of location quotient of tutors by area, May 2021


Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Tutors:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Ann Arbor, MI 1,350 6.71 6.43 $ 15.00 $ 31,200
Odessa, TX 300 4.53 4.34 $ 16.74 $ 34,810
Chico, CA 300 4.08 3.91 $ 15.54 $ 32,310
Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA 630 3.25 3.12 $ 18.24 $ 37,930
Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL 460 3.16 3.03 (8) (8)
Visalia-Porterville, CA 460 3.09 2.96 $ 16.69 $ 34,720
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA 330 2.98 2.86 $ 15.91 $ 33,090
Waterbury, CT 190 2.90 2.77 $ 26.77 $ 55,690
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 16,550 2.89 2.77 $ 18.79 $ 39,080
Leominster-Gardner, MA 140 2.89 2.77 $ 21.23 $ 44,150