Average Teacher/Tutor Salary
$49,000 yearly
$23.72 hourly
Updated August 18, 2021
$32,000
10 %
$49,000
Median
$75,000
90 %
What Is The Average Teacher/Tutor Salary?
The average teacher/tutor salary is $49,335 per year, or $23.72 per hour, in the United States. In terms of salary range, an entry level teacher/tutor salary is roughly $32,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $75,000. If you like following the crowd, education and non profits companies tend to attract the most workers in this field. But if you're in it for the money, then you'll want to seek out non profits, manufacturing, and education companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. Hawaii, California, New York, New Jersey, and Maine provide the highest teacher/tutor salaries.

Average Teacher/Tutor Salary By State

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

Average Salary

Teacher/Tutor average salary by State

StateascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Alabama
$38,977
$18.74
Alaska
$46,723
$22.46
Arizona
$36,940
$17.76
Arkansas
$36,624
$17.61
California
$55,232
$26.55
Colorado
$37,488
$18.02
Connecticut
$46,265
$22.24
Delaware
$42,708
$20.53
District of Columbia
$44,483
$21.39
Florida
$35,029
$16.84
Georgia
$41,467
$19.94
Hawaii
$66,989
$32.21
Idaho
$34,778
$16.72
Illinois
$31,741
$15.26
Indiana
$31,740
$15.26
Iowa
$34,899
$16.78
Kansas
$33,087
$15.91
Kentucky
$35,309
$16.98
Louisiana
$37,917
$18.23
Maine
$48,307
$23.22
Maryland
$44,571
$21.43
Massachusetts
$46,088
$22.16
Michigan
$45,099
$21.68
Minnesota
$37,522
$18.04
Mississippi
$35,156
$16.90
Missouri
$32,650
$15.70
Montana
$32,172
$15.47
Nebraska
$34,360
$16.52
Nevada
$37,019
$17.80
New Hampshire
$45,208
$21.73
New Jersey
$52,924
$25.44
New Mexico
$35,998
$17.31
New York
$53,161
$25.56
North Carolina
$42,464
$20.42
North Dakota
$32,028
$15.40
Ohio
$36,936
$17.76
Oklahoma
$31,541
$15.16
Oregon
$36,840
$17.71
Pennsylvania
$44,169
$21.24
Rhode Island
$42,181
$20.28
South Carolina
$30,596
$14.71
South Dakota
$30,547
$14.69
Tennessee
$31,576
$15.18
Texas
$41,501
$19.95
Utah
$33,180
$15.95
Vermont
$47,445
$22.81
Virginia
$39,838
$19.15
Washington
$44,044
$21.18
West Virginia
$37,781
$18.16
Wisconsin
$41,445
$19.93
Wyoming
$31,045
$14.93

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Highest Paying Cities For Teacher/Tutor

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CityascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Belmont, CA
$57,894
$27.83
Salisbury, MD
$45,127
$21.70
High Point, NC
$42,588
$20.48
Arlington, VA
$41,457
$19.93

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Average Teacher/Tutor Salary Over Time

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

Location
    YearascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc% Changeascdesc
    2021
    $49,300
    $23.72
    +1.8%
    2020
    $48,500
    $23.30
    +1.7%
    2019
    $47,600
    $22.90
    +3.6%
    2018
    $45,900
    $22.08
    +1.1%
    2017
    $45,400
    $21.82
    +1.4%

    Average JOB Salary by Field

    Substitute School Teacher

    Avg. salary: $29,815

    A substitute teacher is liable for providing learning instruction and managing classroom settings in the absence of the regular teacher. They are responsible for checking student attendance, explaining homework, and maintaining classroom cleanliness. They generally report to the principal at the school to which they are assigned. They plan and prepare lesson plans and teach students a variety of subjects, including English, science, and mathematics. Moreover, they ensure that the students are disciplined, and talk with parents and discuss the progress.
    62,571 Substitute School Teacher Jobs
    Math And Science Teacher

    Avg. salary: $48,677

    Math and Science Teachers are responsible for imparting knowledge and developing a student's skills in mathematics and science. Their duties include creating lessons, producing learning materials, sourcing supplies, and grading examinations and quizzes. They develop student progress reports, provide constructive feedback, and work with parents to inform a student's educational development. Math and Science Teachers must ensure awareness of special educational needs and health and safety regulations related to subject teachings.
    59,200 Math And Science Teacher Jobs
    Summer School Teacher

    Avg. salary: $53,106

    A Summer School Teacher is a teacher who works during the summer period. They develop and implement schemes of work and lesson plans in line with curriculum objectives. Generally, they have the same duties as a school teacher.
    65,002 Summer School Teacher Jobs
    Avid Tutor

    Avg. salary: $29,071

    An AVID tutor has expertise in this type of teaching and promotes the AVID teaching methodology in education. The AVID tutor intends to inspire students to improve through individual determination. The focus of each activity is the Socratic method. Students come up with answers independently by engaging questions and analyzing principles provided by various textbooks approved by an educational institution.
    53,524 Avid Tutor Jobs
    High School Teacher

    Avg. salary: $47,996

    High school teachers play an essential role in preparing students for college or life following graduation. They typically teach students from the ninth to 12th grades. They plan and develop lessons, evaluate their students' strengths, weaknesses and abilities, and grade their exams and assignments. Other duties include working with individual students to challenge and improve their abilities, developing and implementing classroom rules, and overseeing students outside the classroom. Some of them also take on additional tasks, such as advising academic clubs or coaching sports teams.
    66,057 High School Teacher Jobs
    Substitute Teacher

    Avg. salary: $33,245

    Substitute teachers are responsible for filling in the role of regular teachers who will not be able to come to school. They may be engaged short-term or long-term, depending on the need. Substitute teachers should have a deep understanding of the topics that are related to the subject matter and are appropriate to the learning level of the student. They should be able to advance the lessons while the regular teacher is unavailable. At times, they are required to create their own lesson plans. Substitute teachers should have the skills of regular teachers. They should also be flexible and adaptable.
    55,809 Substitute Teacher Jobs

    Which Companies Pay Teacher/Tutors The Most?

    If you want to get paid the most as a teacher/tutor, being employed by a company such as Santa Maria Joint Union High School District or Bakersfield City School District would be a smart choice, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. Additionally, companies like Learning Care Group and Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere also report highly competitive salaries for teacher/tutors.
    Company

    Recently Added Teacher/Tutor Salaries

    Location
    CompanyascdescJobascdescLocationascdescDate AddedascdescSalaryascdesc
    Hourly Teacher Tutor-Private School, Neglected, Delinquent and Homeless
    Atlanta, GA
    08/04/2021
    $67,556
    08/04/2021
    Tutor/Teacher Sylvan Learning Center
    Cary, NC
    03/25/2021
    $31,305
    03/25/2021
    HS Teacher/Tutor Math and English
    Nashville, TN
    03/08/2021
    $48,001
    03/08/2021
    Tutor/Teacher Sylvan Learning Center
    Durham, NC
    01/27/2021
    $31,305
    01/27/2021
    Tutor/Teacher Sylvan Learning Center
    High Point, NC
    11/10/2020
    $31,305
    11/10/2020
    Tutor/Teacher Sylvan Learning Center
    Cary, NC
    10/22/2020
    $31,305
    10/22/2020
    Tutor/Teacher for Community Program
    Salisbury, MD
    10/20/2020
    $52,175
    10/20/2020
    Cornell Cooperative Extension
    Teacher Tutor-Indian River Intermediate After-School Program
    Teacher Tutor-Indian River Intermediate After-School Program
    Philadelphia, NY
    09/03/2020
    $41,740
    09/03/2020
    Tutor/Teacher
    High Point, NC
    07/09/2020
    $31,305
    07/09/2020
    Tutor/Teacher for Community Program
    Salisbury, MD
    06/18/2020
    $52,175
    06/18/2020

    Average Teacher/Tutor Salary by Demographic

    Teacher/Tutor Gender Pay Gap

    male-income
    Male Income
    $43,124
    female-income
    Female Income
    $40,668
    Median Teacher/Tutor Income by Race
    White teacher/tutors have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Asian teacher/tutors have the lowest average salary at $40,718.
    $43,000
    $42,000
    $41,000
    $40,000
    Unknown
    White
    Black or African American
    Asian
    Hispanic or Latino
    Ethnicityascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    Unknown$42,358
    White$42,589
    Black or African American$41,762
    Asian$40,718
    Hispanic or Latino$42,054
    Average Teacher/Tutor Salary by Education Level
    Teacher/tutors with a Doctorate degree earn more than those without, at $51,338 annually. With a Masters degree, teacher/tutors earn a median annual income of $46,544 compared to $40,668 for teacher/tutors with an Bachelors degree.
    $52,000
    $48,000
    $44,000
    $40,000
    $36,000
    $32,000
    High School Diploma or Less
    Master's Degree
    Bachelor's Degree
    Doctorate Degree
    Some College/ Associate Degree
    Educationascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    High School Diploma or Less$35,384
    Master's Degree$46,544
    Bachelor's Degree$40,668
    Doctorate Degree$51,338
    Some College/ Associate Degree$38,689