Career Profiles and Employment Projections
Tour Guides and Escorts: Jobs, Career, Salary and Education Information
Tour Guides and Escorts
Top 3 tour guides Jobs
Zip Tour Guide
- Signature Research Inc.
- Bellevue, WA
This position is seasonal with operation on weekends starting in late March, seven days a week July- August and weekends again in September
Tour Guide/ Driver
- Old Town Trolley
- Boston, MA
For more than a quarter of a century, Old Town Trolley Tours have been treating guests to a journey back in time while touring the most interesting
Bike Tour Guide
- Trek Travel, LLC
Completed applications will be reviewed and processed in the order in which they are
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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.