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Travel Guides Career Overview

Plan, organize, and conduct long distance cruises, tours, and expeditions for individuals and groups.

Salary for Travel Guides

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 25th
Percentile
75th
Percentile
Mean
U.S. $22,870
($11.00)
$41,830
($20.11)
$33,660
($16.18)
Annual figures are on top. Hourly figures are below in parentheses.
N/A = Information not available


Majors for this Career


Job Zone Description

Job Zone 3 - Medium preparation

Overall Experience
Previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is required for these occupations. For example, an electrician must have gone through an apprenticeship program or several years of vocational training to perform the job.

Education
Most occupations in this zone require training in vocational schools, related job experience, or an associate's degree. Some may require a bachelor's degree.

Job Training
Employees in these occupations usually need one or two years of training, including both on-the-job experience and informal training with experienced workers.

Examples
Dental assistants, electricians, fish and game wardens, legal secretaries, personnel recruiters and recreational workers.

These occupations often involve using communication and organization skills to manage and train others.

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Related Occupations

1.

Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians

2.

Bus Drivers, School

3.

Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity

4.

Railroad Conductors and Yardmasters

5.

Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks

6.

Subway and Streetcar Operators

7.

Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs

8.

Tour Guides and Escorts

9.

Travel Agents

10.

Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services

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