Best Online Tutoring Jobs Offering up to $60 per hour!

Online teaching is growing thanks to the advancements in technology, and it’s an excellent way to make money at home if you have teaching experience or knowledge in a specific subject. These jobs are so fulfilling because it allows you to help others and offers the flexibility to spend time with your family. 

Online teaching is in my top 20 list of stay at home mom jobs.

If you are a teacher or retired make sure you read until the end to see how to make money selling your lesson plans! 

Here is the list of the best online tutoring jobs including their pay range:

WyzAnt

WyzAnt is a company that offers affordable, top-rated private tutors in 250+ subjects and test preps. You can do in-person or online tutoring. Tutors on their website typically charge $30-$60 per hour and can earn more based on experience. This company received a 3.5/5 star rating on Glassdoor.com.  

Pros: Great customer service, you set your own hours, get paid quickly

Cons: You will pay a 40% commission in the beginning (it goes down as you stack up more hours) and there is also a 7% fee per client.

Kaplan

Instructor/Tutor – Kaplan, Inc. is one of the world’s largest education providers, serving more than one million students and thousands of businesses and university partners through higher education, test preparation, professional education, English-language training, and university preparation offerings. You will need to have a degree and previous experience for the job you are applying for. This company received a 4.6/5 star rating on Glassdoor.com with pay between $17-$38 per hour, depending on the discipline.

Pros: Great support and training.

Cons: Sometimes lows in available work and not all work can be done online.  You may have to meet your tutee outside of your home

VIPKid

VIPKID is a leading Chinese online education firm that offers an American elementary education experience to Chinese students aged 4-12.  See how this mom makes $1700 a month working 15 hours a week.  

To qualify for one of their positions you need to be eligible to work in the US or Canada, Bachelor’s degree in any field, one school year of traditional teaching experience or equivalent in mentoring, tutoring, or alternative education. This is a great job for moms because you don’t have to sacrifice time with your kids during the day. Peak working hours are very early in the morning and late at night when the kids are asleep. The pay ranges from $15-$22 per hour with a 3.9/5 star rating on Glassdoor.com

Pros: You get bonuses for being on time, student sign-ups, teaching over 30 classes a month, and extra bonuses each month. The company treats staff well and listens to feedback.

Cons:  Not recommended for moms with small children unless you have help. Very competitive interview only a small percentage make it, but you can get a good coach/referral teacher to help you get hired.

Qkids

Qkids connects Chinese young learners (5-12) with those who have a passion for education. Currently, you have to reside in the U.S. or Canada (due to the internet restriction) and have a bachelors degree. They make it easy for you by booking the classes for you and the hiring process is typically quick. This company received a 4.4/5 star rating and pay between $15-$21 per hour according to Glassdoor.

Pros: Friendly and supportive staff with training. Great flexibility and pay with relaxed atmosphere

Cons: Early mornings over a long period may take a toll on you if not properly managed.

EF Teach Online

EF Teach Online is another online education firm focused on teaching children in China how to speak English. You can earn up to $16 per hour with EF Teach Online. Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree or higher in any field. A diploma or official transcripts noting a conferred bachelor’s degree must be submitted before your contract can be finalized. Feel free to apply without these docs if you need a few extra days to obtain them from your college, but college credits or a bachelor’s in progress is not sufficient.

Pros: Get local support and payment in the U.S. (The other companies are based in China) and you can choose your own hours.

Cons: Pay is not as high as the other firms

Tutor.com

This company is looking for tutors who are teachers, professors, adjuncts, Ph.D. students, and industry professionals, who are all passionate about their areas of expertise and eager to help students learn. The application process entails filling out the application, taking an exam, doing a mock session and if you pass that and the background check you are now an official tutor. The pay ranges from $10.50-$14 per hour according to Glassdoor.com receiving 3.4/5 star rating.

Pros: Ability to work from home and choose your own hours

Cons: Some people have complained about the low pay 

Gofluent

English Trainer – Gofluent improves employee English communication and professional skills for companies.  This position received generally good feedback receiving a 3.9/5 star rating with a flexible schedule on Glassdoor.com but mixed reviews on the pay (pay undisclosed).

Pros: Working from home, pay, and ability to choose your own hours. Great training, technology, and support.

Cons: No benefits and you have to give a month’s notice if you need a day off


Other Ways to Make Money Teaching…

Are you a teacher or retired?  You know the lesson plans you work so hard to create for your students? Well, why not sell them and help other students and teachers. What makes this even cooler is that teachers are making MILLIONS like Miss Kindergarten, Lovin Lit, and The Moffat Girls.  

Interested? Check out these sites where you can sell your lesson plans and make a nice profit Teachers Pay Teachers,  Teacher’s Notebook, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, and Amazon.

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Interested in teaching/tutoring or tried it before? Let us know in the comment section.

Best Online Tutoring Jobs Offering up to $60 per hour!

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Max is the founder of Tried and True Mom Jobs, a blog about legitimate ways to work from home, save and invest. She only writes about things that work. Hence the name “Tried and True”. She does the research, so you don't have to.
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2 Comments

  • Diana

    QKids does require a degree. It states it, front and center, on the page your link directs you to visit. You may want to change that in your article.

    • Max

      Thank you Diana! They did not require a bachelor’s degree before but they must have changed their program. Thank you so much for letting me know, I have now updated this.

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