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How Much Does a Tutor Earn In The United States?

Tutor Salaries
Updated April 6, 2021
Average Yearly Salary
$33,000
$21,000
$33,000
$53,000
The average tutor makes about $33,441 per year. That's $16.08 per hour! Those in the lower 10%, such as entry-level positions, only make about $21,000 a year. Meanwhile, the top 10% are sitting pretty with an average salary of $53,000. Many of tutors seem to be drawn to education and non profits companies. Unless they care more about money, in which case tutors tend to work at technology, government, and education companies. Even the employees who work in these industries can confirm that's where the money is. Although money is important, a lot of people base their career decisions solely on location. That's why we found that New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Rhode Island pay tutors the highest salaries.
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Where Tutors Earn The Most

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

Average Salary

How Much Do Tutors Earn In Different Cities?

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Rhode Island, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for tutors. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are Tennessee, Kansas, and Iowa.
Location
1. Rochester, NH
$49,144
Avg. Salary
$20k
$64k
2. East Hartford, CT
$46,952
Avg. Salary
$20k
$64k
$42,655
Avg. Salary
$20k
$64k
4. Dover, DE
$40,189
Avg. Salary
$20k
$64k
$36,567
Avg. Salary
$20k
$64k
$36,510
Avg. Salary
$20k
$64k

High Paying Tutor Jobs

Which Companies Pay Tutors The Most?

To earn a high income as a tutor, working for COCC or Rio Mesa High School might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like TheNewYorkFoundling and HeyTutor report highly competitive wages for tutors.
Company
Avg. Salary
$29k
$63k
Avg. Salary
$29k
$63k
Avg. Salary
$29k
$63k
Avg. Salary
$29k
$63k
Avg. Salary
$29k
$63k
Avg. Salary
$29k
$63k

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Tutor Salary History

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