4th July, 2016

How much does a Tutor cost?

By Joe D

Wondering how much to pay for a private tutor? We've got you covered!

The average cost of tuition sessions depends on your location, level of study, and above all the experience of the tutor. Private Tutors often charge different rates depending on the level of study.

Below we've compiled some of the average costs of tutors across all locations and subjects. 

If tables aren't really your thing, we've also created a handy infographic with the key takeaways. You can find it at the bottom of this article.

You can also use the form below to get a personalised quote.

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How much does a tutor cost where I live?

Below are the prices charged by tutors on Tutorful in different cities around the UK:

City Average Hourly Cost (£)
London £25.55
Reading £23.08
Bournemouth £22.92 
Edinburgh £22.03 
Brighton £21.95 
Leeds £21.48 
York £21.45 
Bristol £21.59 
Manchester  £21.35 
Cardiff £21.35 
Wolverhampton £21.26 
Huddersfield £21.19 
Liverpool £20.53 
Bradford £20.30 
Birmingham £20.23 
Belfast £19.85 
Newcastle £19.69 
Glasgow  £19.41
Nottingham  £19.35 
Coventry £19.32 

 

How much does a tutor cost for my level of study?

The average cost of tuition sessions based on level of study:

  • £22.88 A-Level
  • £22.59 Degree
  • £22.03 GCSE
  • £21.54 Primary
  • £21.07 KS3

How much does a tutor cost for my subject?

The average cost of tuition sessions based on subject:

  • £24.00 English
  • £18.52 Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar
  • £23.85 Further Maths
  • £21.86 Maths

Sciences:

  • £22.86 Combined Sciences
  • £23.14 Physics
  • £22.16 Chemistry
  • £21.79 Biology

Languages:

  • £21.34 Spanish
  • £20.73 French
  • £20.96 English as a Foreign Language
  • £20.64 Russian
  • £20.17 German
  • £18.59 Italian
  • £18.33 Mandarin
  • £15.00 Arabic

Humanities and Professional Studies:

  • £26.22 Psychology
  • £25.00 Law
  • £24.83 Sociology
  • £24.33 Geography
  • £24.14 Economics
  • £23.71 Business Studies
  • £23.43 History

Admissions:

  • £25.00 Admissions

Summary

On average you can expect to pay between £15 and £30 per hour, dependant on subject, location and the tutor's experience. For example, it'll cost more for most tutors in London or specialist subjects such as admissions.

For the key takeaways, check out the infographic below.

To get your own personalised quote, fill out the form.

We'll find the right tutor, at the right cost, for you!

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