Find a math tutor in Salt Lake City, UT

Find math tutors in Salt Lake City, UT

Find math tutors in Salt Lake City, UT

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Top 10 math tutors in Salt Lake City, UT

Students agree: these Salt Lake City math tutors are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Top Student Tutoring

Top Student Tutoring

5.0Exceptional(12)
Offers online services
12 hires on Tutors
10+ years in business
Serves Salt Lake City, UT
Daniel S. says, "Natalie is fantastic! She always was so helpful in helping me understand the math. I didn’t have too good of a base knowledge of algebra and so when I was taking calculus is made it twice as hard. She broke down the complex math and worked through at the level I was at. She cares and understands her students and works exceptionally hard to make sure they succeed. If you need a tutor she’s the one you need!" Read more
Jackie's Classroom

Jackie's Classroom

5.0Exceptional(5)
Offers online services
61 hires on Tutors
6+ years in business
Serves Salt Lake City, UT
Jennifer M. says, "Easy to book appointments and the communication was excellent." Read more
Matthew Tunney

Matthew Tunney

5.0(3)
Offers online services
2 hires on Tutors
45+ years in business
Serves Salt Lake City, UT
Wade T. says, "Matt was a great tutor. He is very patient, explains the concepts clearly and also helped me work through the more challenging problems so I understood them and can apply the knowledge myself." Read more
Tiffany Palmer

Tiffany Palmer

New on Tutors
Offers online services
16+ years in business
Serves Salt Lake City, UT
Hello, I am an experienced and enthusiastic teacher and tutor with over 17 years of experience working with children in grades K through 5. I graduated from Brigham Young University with a degree in Elementary Education and a minor in TESOL. I've been privileged to work with children who have various needs, from ADHD, autism, dysgraphia, second language learners and gifted and talented. With lots of patience, love, and sound pedagogical practices, I've seen each of my students thrive both academically and emotionally.. Please reach out to me and see if I would be a good fit for you.
Dr. Bruno Math Magic

Dr. Bruno Math Magic

New on Tutors
Offers online services
1 hire on Tutors
52+ years in business
Serves Salt Lake City, UT
Teach skills for success. Many examples of students succesd
Marco Fischer

Marco Fischer

New on Tutors
Offers online services
Serves Salt Lake City, UT
Mathematics educator specializing in statistics, over 12 years of experience. My goal is to develop a deep understanding and enthusiasm for mathematics while maintaining positive relationships with my students.

Your Math Tutoring questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Tutors.

How much does a math tutor cost near me?

A math tutor costs $25 to $80 per hour when teaching privately and $25 to $50 per hour when tutoring online. SAT math tutoring costs $45 to $100 per hour on average. Math tutoring centers charge $100 to $200 per month for weekly tutoring sessions.

How do I know if my child needs a math tutor?

Your child may need a math tutor if:

  • Their grades or test scores are declining
  • They get confused or frustrated with homework
  • They are having difficulty or lacking confidence with numbers
  • They are excelling in school and need more challenging tasks
  • You are no longer able to provide help with homework or learning
  • They have a learning disability

How many math tutoring sessions are needed?

Tutors suggest a minimum of one tutoring session per week until students build confidence, understand the subject, and improve grades. Sometimes, a few tutoring sessions can help students get back on track and regain confidence. If the student struggles in two or more classes, more sessions are recommended. On average, students take 9 to 50 sessions.

What do private math tutors do?

Math tutors are responsible for helping students with homework, teaching various mathematical concepts, motivating and boosting confidence, and teaching skills like note-taking, studying, and test-taking. Math tutors also show how to perform calculations, processes, and computations to complete their assignments.

What qualities make a good math tutor?

Look for the following qualities in a math tutor:

  • Expertise and knowledge on the subject
  • A good communicator and motivator
  • A passionate and enthusiastic teacher
  • Ability to quickly identify the student's needs
  • Teaches to the student's strengths and minimizes their weaknesses
  • Personalizes each session and incorporates connections to the student's interests
  • Listens and communicates often with parents and teachers
  • Is inquisitive and asks the student good, open-ended questions
  • Is persistent but always demonstrates patience and empathy
  • Adaptable and able to explain material in multiple ways
  • Shows positivity and encouragement
  • Has a reputation of professionalism and reliability
  • Has resourcefulness and is tech-savvy

Do math tutors help?

Hiring a math tutor helps struggling children keep up and advances those students who aren't challenged enough. A tutor helps improve any student's knowledge, learning skills, and confidence.

Is math tutoring worth it?

Tutoring is worth the money because:

  • Tutoring strengthens subject comprehension, boosts confidence, and builds important learning skills that a crowded classroom can't offer.
  • Tutoring improves grades and tutored students outperform their peers on examinations.
  • Students develop positive attitudes toward the subject after tutoring.

How to find a math tutor in my area?

Home math tutors are available for children in elementary school all the way to students in high school and college. Start by searching our list of private math tutors near you. Then:

  • Ask for recommendations from family, friends, and neighbors.
  • Interview and compare at least three tutors.
  • Check their references and verify their credentials.
  • Read reviews and check out their previous work on Tutors.com and Google.
  • Discuss fees, locations, scheduling, and cancellation policies.
  • Ask what payment methods are accepted and if payment is expected after each session.
  • Consider hiring the tutor on a trial basis to see if they are a good fit.

What questions should I ask a math tutor before hiring?

When looking to hire a good math tutor, ask the following questions:

  • What's your level of education or academic training in math?
  • What are your qualifications, certifications, or credentials?
  • How long have you been tutoring, and how many students have you tutored?
  • What ages and learning styles do you tutor?
  • How will you evaluate my child's needs?
  • What is your tutoring process, methodology, and teaching philosophy?
  • Do you have a curriculum, or do you create personalized content for my child?
  • How do you measure and track progress?
  • What results should I expect to see, and what happens if my child doesn't make any progress?
  • How often will you communicate with me and my child's teachers?
  • Will the tutoring sessions take place in-home, at a public location, or online?
  • How many students will be tutored at a time?
  • How much do you charge, and how long is each session?
  • How long and when are you available to tutor?
  • What's your policy for cancellations and make-up sessions?
  • Can you provide me with a list of references?
  • Are you willing to undergo a background check?
  • What makes you an outstanding math tutor?What questions should I ask a math tutor before hiring?

Reviews for Salt Lake City math tutors

Recent success stories from people in the Salt Lake City area.
Stephanie B.
Our experience w/ Natalie was a great one. She was flexible, & kind, my daughter felt totally comfortable working w/ her. She made the information clear & was able to hold her attention, & interest both through Zoom & in person. Which is often difficult. We would definitely recommend her.
Top Student Tutoring
Leanne F.
Jackie and her team are extremely professional and helpful. The tutors have been patient, knowledgeable and interested in making sure my kids can understand the concepts.
Jackie's Classroom
Cody T.
Matt helped me prepare for an MBA at MIT in 5 math courses: algebra, statistics, pre-calc, calculus and probability. he was incredibly patient and ensured that I understood the topics thoroughly. He helped me gain the confidence I needed to thrive.
Matthew Tunney
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