Quick study: Heightened internet usage and a greater number of students will benefit the industry

IBISWorld’s Industry Market Report on Online Tutoring Services is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Ensure due diligence in your research with our strategic analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments; economic, lifestyle and demographic influences; distribution and supply chain factors; and pricing issues.


Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • An increase in internet penetration and a greater number of students have benefited the industry
  • The number of college students increased as unemployment rose
  • The percentage of services conducted online is forecast to increase
  • Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    This industry provides tutoring services via the internet. Industry operators provide tutoring services across a variety of academic subjects and across all age groups. Over the past five years, the industry has recorded strong growth due to rising internet penetration in households and changing consumer preferences that favor conducting services online. Additionally, the industry also benefited during and immediately following the recession as widespread unemployment across the US economy precipitated a large number of individuals returning to educational institutions to develop skills while the labor market remained weak. Over the next five years, the Online Tutoring Services industry is expected to continue to record strong growth, though at a decelerated rate.

    Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

    The distribution of online tutoring services is very consistent with that of the US population. The digital nature of this industry enables establishments to operate nearly anywhere, and therefore local distribution of establishments tends to fall very closely in line with the various population densities across the United States. However, there is a much higher concentration of online tutoring companies in states that tend to have a greater number of schools and universities, such as California and New York. California holds 19.6% of industry establishments, despite representing only 12.2% of the US population. Similarly, New York holds 8.8% of industry establishments and only 6.2% of the US population.

    Additional Insights for the Online Tutoring Services Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Online Tutoring Services Industry are

  • Ability to quickly adopt new technology
  • Access to highly skilled workforce
  • Having a good reputation
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Number of college students and Number of K-12 students in the Online Tutoring Services industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Online Tutoring Services Industry?

    This industry provides tutoring services via the internet. Industry operators provide tutoring services across a variety of academic subjects and across all age groups.

    Industry Products
    Exam preparation services
    Primary school tutoring programs and courses
    Occupational and advanced academic programs and courses
    Industry Activities
    Primary school tutoring
    Advanced academic tutoring
    Exam preparation services
    Occupational academic programs

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Number of college students
  • Number of K-12 students
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Percentage of services conducted online

  • Current Performance
    Online learning revolutionStudent growth slows following surgeIndustry expansion and development
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
    Online growth and opportunitiesStudent growth and competitive conditionsStable profit and market concentration
  • Table: Online Tutoring Services Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Online Tutoring Services Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Public Schools
  • Private Schools
  • Colleges & Universities
  • For-Profit Universities
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Computer Stores
  • Database, Storage & Backup Software Publishing
  • Internet Service Providers

  • Products & Services
  • Exam preparation services
  • Primary school tutoring programs and courses
  • Occupational and advanced academic programs and courses
  • Chart: Online Tutoring Services Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Student participation
  • Government assistance and policy
  • Disposable income

  • Major Markets
  • High school students (9-12)
  • Middle school students (6-8)
  • Elementary school students (K-5)
  • Professionals and postsecondary students
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Online Tutoring Services Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Wages
  • Purchases
  • Rent and utilities
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Online Tutoring Services

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Online Tutoring Services Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
  • Table: Tutor.com - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Online Tutoring Services Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Online Tutoring Services Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Number of college students (2007-2021)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Cloud Computing
  • Cloud computing refers to the delivery of computing as a service rather than a product. Shared resources can be accessed over the internet.
  • Graphic Tablets
  • Refers to computer input devices that allow users to hand draw images and text.
  • K-12
  • Refers to the number of students between kindergarten and their final year of high school.
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