Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Tour Guide is $12.95
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 $11.19 based on 18 salaries. An early career Tour Guide with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.28 based on 110 salaries. A mid-career Tour Guide …Read more
What Do Tour Guides Do?
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.
The ability to carry out public …Read more
- 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.