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10 Ways to Make Extra Summer Income for Educators

Jill Hare |

1. Start Tutoring


Parents know that their children need intellectual stimulation over the summer to keep up their skills. Many parents use this time to help their child focus on a particular area of learning. Teachers that tutor can help students learn in a more relaxed environment away from school. Try the library or park for on the spot learning- use different kinds of locations to help teach skills. Read signs on a walk, or shop in a store for math- it’s tutoring on the go!

“I’ve tutored almost every summer since I was a teacher. My school system doesn’t allow for tutoring of students while they’re in my class, but once the year is over, it’s okay to do it. Once a week seems to be good for both the parents and my summer schedule,” says Lauren, a 6th grade teacher in Columbus, Ohio. "It’s not a lot of money, but it’s nice extra money to save or allocate towards something I’m saving for.

Sample hourly rate: $20 per students

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