|Quick Facts: Tutors
|$36,680 per year
|Some college, no degree
|3% (As fast as average)
Tutors instruct students individually or in small groups to support formal class instruction or improve academic performance. Some tutors prepare students for standardized tests.
Most tutors work part time, and their schedules may vary. For example, they may work evenings and weekends and may have more hours during the school year or leading up to standardized test dates.
Tutors typically need to have completed some college courses, specifically in subjects they want to teach. However, education requirements vary. Some employers do not require credentials; others prefer to hire tutors who have a bachelor's degree.
The median annual wage for tutors was $36,680 in May 2022.
Employment of tutors is projected to grow 3 percent from 2022 to 2032, about as fast as the average for all occupations.
About 39,100 openings for tutors are projected each year, on average, over the decade. Many of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to different occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire.
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