Filter by location to see salaries for a college tutor in your area. At some point, most college students have trouble understanding a particular topic, or even a certain professor. And when study groups don't help, they can seek the help of university tutors. These professionals have different backgrounds, depending on the requirements of their universities.
Some are students who have demonstrated experience in particular subjects; they usually work part time. Full-time tutors usually have formal training. They help students understand the fundamentals of the subjects and to catch up with their classmates. For their efforts, they earn higher-than-average annual salaries.
Experience is probably the most notable factor contributing to a university tutor's salary. They can earn thousands of dollars a year on merit increases alone. Salaries also depend on the size and prestige of the college or university. Larger universities, for example, are likely to have larger budgets to pay their university tutors.
These professionals could also earn more in states such as California, Illinois and New York due to higher living costs. Universities generally factor in living costs, such as housing, in the salaries of college tutors. The average monthly salary of tutors at the University of Johannesburg in South Africa is approximately R 3 300, which is 37% below the national average. The demand for university tutors is likely to be on par with that of professors, since their number is usually based on enrollment.
The average salary for an associate professor is £39,993 per year in the UK, which is 523% higher than The Open University's average salary of £6,419 per year for this job. Some colleges and universities, such as Yale, require tutors to have advanced undergraduate or master's degrees, or that they are working toward their doctoral degrees. Those aspiring to become tutors should look for areas of growth or new institutions for additional job opportunities. The darker areas of the map show where academic tutors earn the highest salaries in all 50 states.