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.
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.
Tools & Technology
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:
|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|
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.|
|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.|
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)|
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.