Updated August 22, 2022

Average Online Tutor Salary

$14.85hourly

$30,886 yearly

Entry level Salary
$24,000 yearly
$24,000
10 %
$30,886
Median
$39,000
90 %

How much does an Online Tutor make?

Online tutors make $30,886 per year on average, or $14.85 per hour, in the United States. Online tutors on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $24,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $39,000.

Location impacts how much an online tutor can expect to make. Online tutors make the most in Alaska, California, North Dakota, Connecticut, and Washington.

Highest Paying States For Online Tutors

The darker areas on the map show where online tutors earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Online Tutor average salary by State

RankStateAvg. SalaryHourly RateJob Count
1Alaska$38,278$18.40134
2Connecticut$34,846$16.75637
3New Hampshire$33,642$16.17310
4Montana$32,924$15.83202
5Maine$33,104$15.92185
6North Dakota$35,141$16.89102
7Nevada$31,150$14.98608
8Idaho$31,549$15.17277
9Minnesota$31,972$15.371,303
10Oregon$34,352$16.52386
11Nebraska$31,262$15.03262
12Pennsylvania$32,811$15.77968
13Washington$34,619$16.64576
14Massachusetts$34,536$16.60677
15Hawaii$34,457$16.57116
16California$35,447$17.042,405
17Oklahoma$30,101$14.47388
18New Jersey$31,490$15.141,098
19Texas$30,873$14.841,805
20Vermont$28,850$13.87161
21Wisconsin$30,747$14.78377
22Colorado$30,042$14.44885
23Mississippi$28,789$13.84257
24Louisiana$29,532$14.20351
25Missouri$30,795$14.81454
26Kansas$29,061$13.97327
27Rhode Island$29,233$14.05148
28New York$30,290$14.561,468
29South Dakota$28,548$13.72125
30Delaware$28,039$13.48206
31Wyoming$25,434$12.23130
32Illinois$28,354$13.631,412
33Georgia$29,067$13.97725
34Arizona$26,173$12.58941
35Michigan$25,457$12.241,084
36Maryland$27,248$13.10869
37West Virginia$26,468$12.72128
38New Mexico$25,271$12.15304
39Utah$27,400$13.17256
40Arkansas$25,292$12.16249
41Kentucky$25,546$12.28326
42Ohio$26,168$12.58722
43Alabama$25,708$12.36330
44Tennessee$24,788$11.92514
45District of Columbia$27,086$13.02101
46Iowa$24,136$11.60343
47North Carolina$23,997$11.54831
48South Carolina$21,426$10.30447
49Virginia$22,892$11.01898
50Indiana$23,308$11.21555
51Florida$21,069$10.131,513

Highest Paying Cities For Online Tutors

RankCityAvg. SalaryHourly Rate
1San Francisco, CA$37,507$18.03
2Boston, MA$34,532$16.60
3Philadelphia, PA$32,808$15.77
4Minneapolis, MN$32,040$15.40
5Omaha, NE$31,276$15.04
6Kansas City, MO$31,089$14.95
7Houston, TX$30,361$14.60
8New York, NY$30,198$14.52
9Oklahoma City, OK$30,143$14.49
10Denver, CO$29,993$14.42
11Atlanta, GA$29,149$14.01
12Columbus, OH$25,597$12.31
13Detroit, MI$25,461$12.24
14Albuquerque, NM$25,324$12.18
15Memphis, TN$24,880$11.96

Online Tutor Salary Details

Average Online Tutor Salary Graph
Average Online Tutor Salary Graph, Trends, and Summary

What is an Online Tutor's Salary?

PercentileAnnual SalaryMonthly SalaryHourly Rate
90th Percentile$39,000$3,250$19
75th Percentile$35,000$2,917$17
Average$30,886$2,574$15
25th Percentile$27,000$2,250$13
10th Percentile$24,000$2,000$12

Average Salary By Related Titles

Job TitleAnnual SalaryMonthly SalaryHourly RateJob Openings
Teacher-In-Training$37,214$3,101$17.89132,725
Teacher$47,989$3,999$23.0771,918
ESL Teacher$52,701$4,392$25.3463,897
Substitute School Teacher$33,215$2,768$15.9782,842
Teaching Fellow$44,040$3,670$21.1740,551
Pre-K Teacher$40,301$3,358$19.3860,464

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Which Companies Pay Online Tutors The Most?

According to our most recent salary estimates, BookNook and Liberty University are the highest paying companies for online tutors.
RankCompanyAverage SalaryHourly RateJob Openings
1BookNook$32,211$15.49
2Liberty University$27,428$13.192

How Much Do Online Tutors Make In Different Industries?

Online tutor salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that the technology, retail, and education industries tend to offer much higher salaries for online tutors. For example, online tutors make a whopping average salary of $33,837 while working in the technology industry. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $32,974 in the retail industry and $32,441 in the education industry.

Online tutors may want to avoid working in the start-up industry as it offers the lowest average salary of $29,560.

Highest Paying Industries For Online Tutors

RankIndustryAverage SalaryHourly Rate
1Technology$33,837$16.27
2Retail$32,974$15.85
3Education$32,441$15.60
4Start-up$29,560$14.21

High Paying Online Tutor Jobs

Online Tutor Salary Trends

Average Online Tutor Salary Over Time

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

    Online Tutor Salary By Year

    YearAvg. SalaryHourly Rate% Change
    2022$30,900$14.85+2.4%
    2021$30,100$14.49+0.3%
    2020$30,000$14.45+1.8%
    2019$29,500$14.19+1.7%
    2018$29,000$13.95+3.6%

    Recently Added Online Tutor Salaries

    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
    BooknookBooknook Online Tutor (Remote)San Francisco, CA07/25/2022$31,305
    PandatreeChinese (Mandarin) Online Tutor for Children With Pandatree.comPalo Alto, CA07/01/2022$37,566
    Georgetown Learning CentersOnline Spanish TutorMcLean, VA06/19/2022$31,305
    Georgetown Learning CentersOnline Spanish TutorMcLean, VA05/20/2022$29,218
    UplinguaOnline Language Tutor at UplinguaOrlando, FL05/18/2022$16,696
    PandatreeOnline Spanish Tutor for Preschoolers With PandatreePalo Alto, CA05/07/2022$37,566
    Atom LearningOnline Tutor (Remote In US)New York, NY05/05/2022$41,740
    PandatreeMandarin Chinese Online Tutor for Kids With Pandatree.comPalo Alto, CA04/17/2022$37,566
    PandatreeMandarin Chinese Online Tutor for Kids With Pandatree.comPalo Alto, CA04/17/2022$37,566
    Atom LearningOnline Tutor (Remote)New York, NY04/11/2022$41,740

    Online Tutor Salaries FAQs

    What State Pays Online Tutors The Most?

    Alaska pays Online Tutors the most in the United States, with an average salary of $38,278 per year, or $18.40 per hour.

    How Do I Know If I'm Being Paid Fairly As An Online Tutor?

    You know if you are being paid fairly as an Online Tutor if your pay is close to the average pay for the state you live in. For example, if you live in California you should be paid close to $35,447 per year.

    What Type Of Online Tutor Gets Paid The Most?

    Instructor gets paid the most. Instructor made a median salary of $53,426. The best-paid 10 percent make $72,000, while the lowest-paid 10 percent make $39,000.

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