As Online Tutors, we are responsible for answering student questions related to the course content and resolve technical or connectivity issues. We have to reply to student messages and respond to messages from peers and school administrators. We grade student assignments and tests. We have to assess student progress and suggest program or curriculum improvements to school administrators and maintain required records.

Core tasks:

  • assessing, teaching and support learners online and use email, discussion forums, audio and video conferencing to communicate with learners
  • developing an online relationship with learners and preparing and assess online assignments
  • providing feedback and answers to learners’ questions and building learners’ confidence and independence
  • designing preparatory materials, course and activities and delivering and coordinating small group activities, for example online tutorials


Years on other jobs

How many years do people usually work on other jobs before becoming an Online Tutor?
5-7 years
Years on other jobs
On average, people work more than 5-7 years in other positions prior to becoming an Online Tutor.

Position lifespan

How long does an Online Tutor work in this position across multiple employers?
1-3 years
Position lifespan
On average, an Online Tutor works in this position for 1-3 years across multiple employers.

Job hopper score

How likely is an Online Tutor to change companies while holding the same title?
Job hopper score
The job hopper score is Medium for an Online Tutor.

Career path

Path to job

Prior positions

Most people held these titles before becoming an Online Tutor.
34 %
Avg. length of tenure:2 years
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33 %
Avg. length of tenure:2 years
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Fields of study

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Top educational institutions

Explore the list of higher education institutions that an Online Tutor typically studied at.
Brigham Young University-Idaho
University of California-Berkeley




Online Tutor age distribution

Gender ratio

Online Tutor gender distribution


Top employers

These companies currently have Online Tutor positions open.
Book Stores, Other Information Services
Medium size


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