Career Profiles and Employment Projections
Tour Guides and Escorts: Jobs, Career, Salary and Education Information
Tour Guides and Escorts
Top 3 tour guide Jobs
- The SilverBrick Group
- Dundalk, MD
This is accomplished through answering phones and persuading prospective residents to visit the property in a friendly and professional manner, as
Part-Time Food Tour Guide
- Food Crush Tours
- Sebastopol, CA
If you are
Trip Leader – Adventure Tour Guide
- Washington, DC
Are you compassionate? Do you genuinely want to make others happy?
• Do you enjoy talking with people and have good social skills?
• Are you a
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What Tour guides and escorts Do
Escort individuals or groups on sightseeing tours or through places of interest, such as industrial establishments, public buildings, and art galleries.
Tour guide and escort Salaries
- 2014 employment: 43,500
- May 2015 median annual wage: $24,100
Job Outlook for Tour guides and escorts
Projected employment change, 2014–24:
- Number of new jobs: 2,200
- Growth rate: 5 percent (As fast as average)
How to Become a Tour guide or escort
Education and training:
- Typical entry-level education: High school diploma or equivalent
- Work experience in a related occupation: None
- Typical on-the-job training: Moderate-term on-the-job training
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*Some content used by permission of the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor.