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There is more than meets the eye when it comes to being a lead tutor. For example, did you know that they make an average of $13.67 an hour? That's $28,441 a year!

What Does a Lead Tutor Do

When it comes to the most important skills required to be a lead tutor, we found that a lot of resumes listed 15.6% of lead tutors included academic support, while 11.7% of resumes included mathematics, and 9.5% of resumes included study sessions. Hard skills like these are helpful to have when it comes to performing essential job responsibilities.

When it comes to searching for a job, many search for a key term or phrase. Instead, it might be more helpful to search by industry, as you might be missing jobs that you never thought about in industries that you didn't even think offered positions related to the lead tutor job title. But what industry to start with? Most lead tutors actually find jobs in the education and non profits industries.

How To Become a Lead Tutor

If you're interested in becoming a lead tutor, one of the first things to consider is how much education you need. We've determined that 63.1% of lead tutors have a bachelor's degree. In terms of higher education levels, we found that 17.3% of lead tutors have master's degrees. Even though most lead tutors have a college degree, it's possible to become one with only a high school degree or GED.

Choosing the right major is always an important step when researching how to become a lead tutor. When we researched the most common majors for a lead tutor, we found that they most commonly earn bachelor's degree degrees or master's degree degrees. Other degrees that we often see on lead tutor resumes include associate degree degrees or high school diploma degrees.

You may find that experience in other jobs will help you become a lead tutor. In fact, many lead tutor jobs require experience in a role such as tutor. Meanwhile, many lead tutors also have previous career experience in roles such as internship or teacher.

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Average Salary
$28,441
Average Salary
Job Openings
17,784
Job Openings

Lead Tutor Career Paths

Top Careers Before Lead Tutor

Tutor
14.6 %
Teacher
7.9 %

Top Careers After Lead Tutor

Tutor
10.9 %
Teacher
9.3 %

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Average Salary for a Lead Tutor

Lead Tutors in America make an average salary of $28,441 per year or $14 per hour. The top 10 percent makes over $38,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent under $20,000 per year.
Average Salary
$28,441

Recently Added Salaries

Job TitleCompanyascdescCompanyascdescStart DateascdescSalaryascdesc
Tutor II (Temp) Behavioral Sciences SI Leader
Tutor II (Temp) Behavioral Sciences SI Leader
University of Michigan
University of Michigan
01/19/2021
01/19/2021
$20,87001/19/2021
$20,870
Stem Tutor-Linked Course Leader (TLC) (Designed for Students), Grant Funded-North Shore Communi
Stem Tutor-Linked Course Leader (TLC) (Designed for Students), Grant Funded-North Shore Communi
North Shore Community College
North Shore Community College
09/16/2020
09/16/2020
$26,60909/16/2020
$26,609
Lead Tutor, Learning Commons
Lead Tutor, Learning Commons
Laramie County Community College
Laramie County Community College
08/29/2020
08/29/2020
$27,82008/29/2020
$27,820
Tutor-Linked Course Leader (TLC) (Designed for Students)-North Shore Community College
Tutor-Linked Course Leader (TLC) (Designed for Students)-North Shore Community College
North Shore Community College
North Shore Community College
08/26/2020
08/26/2020
$26,60908/26/2020
$26,609
Tutor II Imse 317 (Cecs) SI Leader
Tutor II Imse 317 (Cecs) SI Leader
University of Michigan
University of Michigan
08/26/2020
08/26/2020
$20,14008/26/2020
$20,140

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Lead Tutor Demographics

Gender

female

59.9 %

male

34.6 %

unknown

5.4 %

Ethnicity

White

59.6 %

Hispanic or Latino

14.2 %

Asian

11.9 %

Foreign Languages Spoken

Spanish

60.4 %

French

8.4 %

Mandarin

5.4 %
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Lead Tutor Education

Majors

English
8.8 %

Degrees

Bachelors

63.1 %

Associate

12.1 %

Masters

10.2 %

Top Colleges for Lead Tutors

1. Duke University

Durham, NC • Private

In-State Tuition
$55,695
Enrollment
6,596

2. University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI • Public

In-State Tuition
$15,262
Enrollment
30,079

3. Northwestern University

Evanston, IL • Private

In-State Tuition
$54,568
Enrollment
8,451

4. Columbia University in the City of New York

New York, NY • Private

In-State Tuition
$59,430
Enrollment
8,216

5. Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD • Private

In-State Tuition
$53,740
Enrollment
5,567

6. Carnegie Mellon University

Pittsburgh, PA • Private

In-State Tuition
$55,465
Enrollment
6,483

7. Washington University in St Louis

Saint Louis, MO • Private

In-State Tuition
$53,399
Enrollment
7,356

8. California State University - Long Beach

Long Beach, CA • Public

In-State Tuition
$6,798
Enrollment
31,503

9. University of California - San Diego

La Jolla, CA • Public

In-State Tuition
$14,167
Enrollment
30,279

10. SUNY at Binghamton

Vestal, NY • Public

In-State Tuition
$9,808
Enrollment
13,990
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Top Skills For a Lead Tutor

  • Academic Support, 15.6%
  • Mathematics, 11.7%
  • Study Sessions, 9.5%
  • Small Groups, 7.6%
  • Economics, 7.1%
  • Other Skills, 48.5%
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Top Lead Tutor Employers

1. Communities In Schools - Greater Tarrant County
4.0
Avg. Salary: 
$32,811
Lead Tutors Hired: 
8+
2. Tutoring Club
4.3
Avg. Salary: 
$28,036
Lead Tutors Hired: 
8+
3. Community College Foundation
4.2
Avg. Salary: 
$27,776
Lead Tutors Hired: 
7+
4. Cleveland State University
4.5
Avg. Salary: 
$24,706
Lead Tutors Hired: 
7+
5. Huntington Learning Center
3.9
Avg. Salary: 
$25,811
Lead Tutors Hired: 
5+
6. St. Paul's School
4.2
Avg. Salary: 
$25,652
Lead Tutors Hired: 
5+