25th July, 2019

How Much Does A Physics Tutor Cost?

By Joe D

The average cost of a Physics tutor in the UK is £22.10, when you take location and level of study into account. The most expensive Physics tutors are in London, with an average cost of £28.96. The cheapest can be found in Dundee, costing £19.02.

What are the Physics tutor prices near me?

City Average Hourly Cost (£)
London £28.96
Oxford £27.21
Cambridge £26.38 
Portsmouth £25.05 
Derby £24.08 
Southampton £23.11 
Liverpool £22.16 
Peterborough £22.08 
Bristol  £21.83 
Manchester £21.73 
Birmingham £21.65 
Nottingham £21.45 
Edinburgh £21.39 
York £21.18 
Leeds £21.13 
Chester £21.01 
Glasgow £20.91 
Newcastle  £20.82
Sunderland  £20.81 
Coventry £20.78 

This table shows you the effect that location has on the cost of Physics tutors. This is down to the overall affluence of each area, and the supply and demand of tutors in each location.

How much is a Physics tutor for each level of learning?

As well as location, the level of study can have a large impact on the cost of a tutor.

A-Level Physics costs more than GCSE Physics, due to the degree of knowledge required to teach at each level.

Here’s a breakdown of how the price of Physics tutors changes depending on level of study:

  • GCSE — £21.63
  • IB — £22.21
  • A-Level — £22.46

What factors affect the cost of a Physics tutor?

Average hourly rates of Physics tutors can depend on a range of factors. We’ve covered location and level of study. Others include how much experience a tutor has, and their certifications.

If a tutor is educated to a graduate level in Physics, they’ll be in a better position to teach it, due to their breadth of knowledge. This generally allows them to set a higher rate.

It’s also worth taking your tutor’s experience of teaching into account. A more experienced Physics tutor will understand that their job isn’t just to explain the concepts, but also to instil a sense of passion about the subject in your child.

Experienced tutors will be better at encouraging your child, and ensuring they’re comfortable. This is why they can justify charging more.

Have you considered online Physics tutoring?

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Online tutoring is fast becoming the most popular way of learning. Kids grow up using technology and online platforms for everything, and so they often prefer it to face-to-face learning.

It’s also great for parents too. It means there are no travel costs involved, either for you or the tutor. This can decrease the cost of tutoring.

Online tutoring can also be more effective for your child’s learning. It means they can learn from the comfort of their own home, at a time to suit them. Parents often find their children can focus better when they learn online at home.

Plus, online tutoring platforms like Tutorful offer some great features that aid learning. These include video chat, screen sharing, and an interactive whiteboard.

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