Average Tour Guide Hourly Pay

$13.05
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$512
Bonus
$2,500
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The average hourly pay for a Tour Guide is $13.05.
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$9.33
MEDIAN
$13.05
90%
$24.40
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Hourly Rate
$9 - $24
Bonus
$192 - $3,091
Profit Sharing
$0 - $2,500
Total Pay
$19,840 - $52,668
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What Do Tour Guides Do?

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.

Job Satisfaction for Tour Guide

4.1 out of 5
(43)
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What is the Pay by Experience Level for Tour Guides?

An entry-level Tour Guide with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $11.25 based on 22 salaries. An early career Tour Guide with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.37 based on 132 salaries. A mid-career Tour Guide with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.81 based on 51 salaries. An experienced Tour Guide with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.74 based on 32 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $18.
Employees with Tour Guide in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 91.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (91.6% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (49.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (8.0% less) and Orlando, Florida (4.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 260 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.5%
Early Career
50.8%
Mid Career
19.6%
Experienced
12.3%
Late Career
8.8%