Tutors: Fee Considerations

money questionAs a tutor, what should I consider before choosing a fee?

Choosing your fee should take into account a number of factors:

  • Your priorities – What do you value most? time? money? contribution? team?
  • Your educational philosophy – What value do you put on helping others?
  • Your experience level – How do you value your expertise? How do others view it?
  • Your clientele – How do your present and potential clients benefit from your assistance?
  • Your reputation – How well are you known and respected in your field?
  • Your availability – How flexible are you with your schedule, weekends, holidays, early, late?
  • Location of the tutorial – How willing are you to travel and how far?
  • Your flexibility – How accommodating are you to your clients needs?
  • Your present fee – How much do you charge privately? Are you fees consistent, varied or flexible?
  • Your competition – What do other tutors offer for the same service?
  • Economic environment – How affordable are you when money is tight?
  • Your payment plan options – Are you willing to offer reduced fees to become more marketable?
  • Your benefits – How much value does your tutoring company give you?
  • Your advertising – How much out-of-pocket income do you contribute to self-marketing?
  • Your need – Would you rather have more tutees at a lesser fee or fewer tutees at a higher rate?
  • Tutoring type - Are you able to offer online, in-home or both? webinars?

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