Details Report for:
25-3099.02 - Tutors
Provide non-classroom, academic instruction to students on an individual or small-group basis for proactive or remedial purposes.
This title represents an occupation for which data collection is currently underway.
- Provide private instruction to individual or small groups of students to improve academic performance, improve occupational skills, or prepare for academic or occupational tests.
- Teach students study skills, note-taking skills, and test-taking strategies.
- Administer, proctor, or score academic or diagnostic assessments.
- Assess students' progress throughout tutoring sessions.
- Collaborate with students, parents, teachers, school administrators, or counselors to determine student needs, develop tutoring plans, or assess student progress.
- Communicate students' progress to students, parents or teachers in written progress reports, in person, by phone, or by email.
- Develop teaching or training materials, such as handouts, study materials, or quizzes.
- Identify, develop, or implement intervention strategies, tutoring plans, or individualized education plans (IEPs) for students.
- Maintain records of students' assessment results, progress, feedback, or school performance, ensuring confidentiality of all records.
- Prepare lesson plans or learning modules for tutoring sessions according to students' needs and goals.
- Provide feedback to students using positive reinforcement techniques to encourage, motivate, or build confidence in students.
- Review class material with students by discussing text, working solutions to problems, or reviewing worksheets or other assignments.
- Monitor student performance or assist students in academic environments, such as classrooms, laboratories, or computing centers.
- Organize tutoring environment to promote productivity and learning.
- Participate in training and development sessions to improve tutoring practices or learn new tutoring techniques.
- Prepare and facilitate tutoring workshops, collaborative projects, or academic support sessions for small groups of students.
- Research or recommend textbooks, software, equipment, or other learning materials to complement tutoring.
- Schedule tutoring appointments with students or their parents.
- Travel to students' homes, libraries, or schools to conduct tutoring sessions.
Tools used in this occupation:
|Calculators or accessories — Graphing calculators|
|Notebook computers — Laptop computers|
|Scanners — Computer data input scanners|
|Special purpose telephones — Multi-line telephone systems|
Technology used in this occupation:
|Calendar and scheduling software — Appointment scheduling software|
|Computer based training software — Academic educational software|
|Data base user interface and query software — Database software; Redrock Software TutorTrac|
|Electronic mail software — Email software|
|Internet browser software — Web browser software|
|Office suite software — Microsoft Office software|
|Word processing software — Microsoft Word|
|95||Social — Social occupations frequently involve working with, communicating with, and teaching people. These occupations often involve helping or providing service to others.|
|67||Investigative — Investigative occupations frequently involve working with ideas, and require an extensive amount of thinking. These occupations can involve searching for facts and figuring out problems mentally.|
|33||Artistic — Artistic occupations frequently involve working with forms, designs and patterns. They often require self-expression and the work can be done without following a clear set of rules.|
|33||Conventional — Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and routines. These occupations can include working with data and details more than with ideas. Usually there is a clear line of authority to follow.|
|11||Enterprising — Enterprising occupations frequently involve starting up and carrying out projects. These occupations can involve leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes they require risk taking and often deal with business.|
|6||Realistic — Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They often deal with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery. Many of the occupations require working outside, and do not involve a lot of paperwork or working closely with others.|
|83||Relationships — Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to provide service to others and work with co-workers in a friendly non-competitive environment. Corresponding needs are Co-workers, Moral Values and Social Service.|
|78||Independence — Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to work on their own and make decisions. Corresponding needs are Creativity, Responsibility and Autonomy.|
|72||Achievement — Occupations that satisfy this work value are results oriented and allow employees to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment. Corresponding needs are Ability Utilization and Achievement.|
|53||Working Conditions — Occupations that satisfy this work value offer job security and good working conditions. Corresponding needs are Activity, Compensation, Independence, Security, Variety and Working Conditions.|
|39||Recognition — Occupations that satisfy this work value offer advancement, potential for leadership, and are often considered prestigious. Corresponding needs are Advancement, Authority, Recognition and Social Status.|
|22||Support — Occupations that satisfy this work value offer supportive management that stands behind employees. Corresponding needs are Company Policies, Supervision: Human Relations and Supervision: Technical.|
Wages & Employment Trends
Median wages data collected from Teachers and Instructors, All Other.
Employment data collected from Teachers and Instructors, All Other.
Industry data collected from Teachers and Instructors, All Other.
|Median wages (2012)||$43,400 annual|
|Employment (2010)||881,000 employees|
|Projected growth (2010-2020)||Average (10% to 19%)|
|Projected job openings (2010-2020)||250,700|
|Top industries (2010)||
Educational Services (72% employed in this sector)
State & National
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2012 wage data and 2010-2020 employment projections . "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2010-2020). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.