Tutors and Trainers

Tutors help people reach their full potential in many areas of study including reading, mathematics, and science. Trainers educate, train, and supervise tutors and other volunteers according to the mission of the organization to which they belong.


Quick Facts
Alternate Title(s) Mentors
Duties Help students perform better in school (tutor); educate, train, and supervise tutors and mentors (trainer)
Salary Range Below $25,000 to $100,000
Work Environment Primarily Indoors
Best Geographical Location(s) Opportunities are available throughout the country, but are best in large, urban areas
Minimum Education Level
  • Bachelor's Degree
School Subjects
  • English
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Speech
Experience Experience helping young people; trainers have several years of experience as tutors
Personality Traits
  • Hands On
  • Helpful
  • Social
Skills
  • Interpersonal
  • Public Speaking
  • Teaching
Certification or Licensing Recommended
Special Requirements None
Employment Prospects Good
Advancement Prospects Good
Outlook About as Fast as the Average
Career Ladder
  • Director of Tutoring
  • Trainer
  • Tutor

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