Average Experienced Tour Guide Hourly Pay

$14.83
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$3,000
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The average hourly pay for an Experienced Tour Guide is $14.83.
10%
$10.14
10%
$14.83
50%
$25.24
90%
90%
MEDIAN $14.83
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Hourly Rate
$10 - $25
Bonus
$0 - $3,000
Total Pay
$21,364 - $67,822

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Job Description for Tour Guide

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.

Career Paths

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Administrative Assistant
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Pay by Experience Level for Tour Guide

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 $11.55 based on 29 salaries. An early career Tour Guide with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.39 based on 142 salaries. A mid-career Tour Guide with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.15 based on 67 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $18.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 258 survey responses.
Entry Level
11.2%
Early Career
55.0%
Mid Career
26.0%
Late Career
7.8%