Tour Guides and Escorts

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    Tour guides offer a broad look into the magic of brewing, from the tall fermentation tanks to the canning line. Our tour guests get to see our operation in action and experience a guided tasting of ...

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What Tour guides and escorts Do

Plan, organize, and conduct long distance or sightseeing tours, travel or expeditions. May escort individuals or groups through places of interest such as industrial establishments, public buildings, and art galleries.


Tour guide and escort Salaries

  • 2020 employment: 44,000
  • May 2021 median annual wage: $29,780

Job Outlook for Tour guides and escorts

Projected employment change, 2020-30:

  • Number of new jobs: 12,800
  • Growth rate: 29 percent (Much faster than 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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