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Summary 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.

Sample of reported job titles: Academic Guidance Specialist, Accounting/Finance Tutor, Adult Basic Education Instructor, Center Director, Director of Academic Support, Educational Advisor, Learning Services Coordinator, Professional Tutor, Reading Efficiency Course Director, Tutorial Laboratory Supervisor (Tutorial Lab Supervisor)

This title represents an occupation for which data collection is currently underway.

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Tasks  |  Tools & Technology  |  Credentials  |  Interests  |  Work Values  |  Wages & Employment  |  Job Openings

Tasks

  • 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.

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Tools & Technology

Tools used in this occupation:

Desktop computers
Notebook computers — Laptop computers
Scanners — Computer data input scanners
Scientific calculator — Graphing calculators
Special purpose telephones — Multi-line telephone systems

Technology used in this occupation:

Computer based training software — Academic educational software
Data base user interface and query software — Database software; Redrock Software TutorTrac
Electronic mail software — Email software
Office suite software — Microsoft Office software
Word processing software — Microsoft Word

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Credentials

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Interests

Interest code: SI

Social — Social occupations frequently involve working with, communicating with, and teaching people. These occupations often involve helping or providing service to others.
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.

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Work Values

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.
Independence — Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to work on their own and make decisions. Corresponding needs are Creativity, Responsibility and Autonomy.
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.

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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 (2013) $42,970 annual
State wages Local Salary Info
 
Employment (2012) 982,000 employees
Projected growth (2012-2022) Average (8% to 14%) Average (8% to 14%)
Projected job openings (2012-2022) 243,500
State trends Employment Trends
 
Top industries (2012)

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2013 wage data external site and 2012-2022 employment projections external site. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2012-2022). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.

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Job Openings on the Web

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