How much do Japanese tutors charge per hour?

According to our research, the average Japanese tutor hourly rate is $24 USD (€23 or £20). However, rates vary significantly based on many factors: experience, qualifications, where the tutor lives, and whether lessons are face-to-face or online. Learn more below.

Japanese Tutor Rates Per Hour

The data below is based on rates for different online Japanese tutors working in various countries around the world. Note that face-to-face tutoring tend to cost significantly more due to the high cost of living in Japan. To watch each tutor introduce themselves and find out what they offer, click the links in the table.

Name Japanese tutor hourly rate (av) View tutors
Kanako $27/h (£23) See profile
Nami $24/h (£20) See profile
Yoko $20/h (£17) See profile
Ayumi $23/h (£19) See profile
Minami $20/h (£17) See profile

You can check Japanese tutors' rates and reviews on LanguaTalk. Click here to view live Japanese tutor rates per hour. Online tutors tend to be noticeably cheaper than local tutors in Japan or the USA.

What factors affect how much Japanese tutors charge per hour?

When you're on the hunt for a tutor, you'll see there's a wide range in how much Japanese tutors cost. This is based on many factors, including:

  • Qualifications. If the tutor has qualified to prepare students for the JLPT exams for example, they're likely to be able to charge more.
  • Experience. Japanese tutors with more experience are in higher demand and typically want higher pay to reflect the years they've dedicated to their profession.
  • Online or face-to-face. Those who teach online don't need to travel to you, saving them time and money. This allows them to charge a lower rate than if they had to meet you face-to-face.

As you can see, it's hard to answer with precision when someone asks: how much do Japanese tutors charge per hour? We hope the above information has informed you on the typical ranges you can expect based on country, experience and lesson format. If you'd like to see up-to-date Portuguese tutor rates per hour and view profiles, you can click on the image below:

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