A Tour Guide earns an average wage of AU$24.61 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

AU$35,458 - AU$74,710
AU$35K
AU$45K
AU$75K
MEDIAN: AU$45,298
10%
50%
90%
AU$17.84 - AU$30.52
AU$18
AU$23
AU$31
MEDIAN: AU$22.86
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$74K
Salary AU$35,458 - AU$74,710
Bonus AU$1,500
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$36,375 - AU$70,417
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 9 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 20
Hourly Data AU$0AU$30
Hourly Rate AU$17.84 - AU$30.52
Hourly Tips AU$0.00 - AU$5.03
Overtime AU$28.50
Annual Data AU$0AU$70K
Bonus AU$1,500
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$36,375 - AU$70,417
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 9 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 49

Job Description for Tour Guide

A tour guide works for a tour company or a specific tourist attraction to provide tours of various travel destinations. They may work at a specific destination or, if working for a travel agency, travel with a party from one destination to another and perform guide duties through the whole travel process. The tour guide may escort a group on a bus or by air, and some positions require international travel; therefore, the ability to travel may be essential.

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Tour Guide Tasks

  • Lead tours along according to a schedule and a predetermined map.
  • Document worked hours, attendees, problems, and other information.
  • Answer questions and provide information.
  • Accept payments and tickets, and ensure that all on the tour should be there.

Tour Guide Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$48,011

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Tour Guide

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Tour Guide Salaries

▲10%

▲4%

National Average
AU$48,000

▼2%

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 8%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 92%