Tutors and Trainers


Overview

Tutors and Trainers

Introduction

Tutors help people reach their full potential in many areas of study including reading, mathematics, and science. Trainers educate, train, and supervise tutors and other volunteers according to the mission of the organization to which they belong.

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Median Salary

$113,350

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Employment Prospects

Good

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Minimum Education Level

Bachelor's Degree


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Experience

Expertise or several years experience


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Skills

Interpersonal


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Personality Traits

Hands On

Earnings

Glassdoor.com reports that in October 2020, salaried tutors earned average salaries of $20,347. Earnings ranged from less than $14,000 to $42,000 or more. 

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, training and development managers had median annual earnings of $113,350 in May 2019. The lowest-paid training and development managers earned less than $64,270 and the highest paid earned $1...

Work Environment

Tutors often need to travel in order to meet their students—especially if the student is a child without the means for transportation. They often meet at a mutually designated location, such as a classroom, library, bookstore, or at a tutoring center. Meeting places should be comfortable for both the student and tutor, and provide a quiet environment in which to learn. Some tutors may take thei...

Outlook

Tutors and trainers will always be in demand, but those wishing to enter these careers should know that these jobs—except positions with large school systems, large for-profit tutoring organizations, and major foundations and nonprofit organizations—are often part time and low paying. Most tutors and trainers enter the field not for monetary gain, but because they want to help improve the lives...

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