Average Tour Guide Hourly Pay in New York, New York

$14.24
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The average hourly pay for a Tour Guide in New York, New York is $14.24.
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$10.10
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$14.24
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$24.75
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MEDIAN $14.24
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Hourly Rate
$10 - $25
Total Pay
$23,219 - $52,353

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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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Tour Guide
Operations Manager
Business Intelligence (BI) Analyst
Administrative Assistant
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

Tour Guide Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Tour Guide

An early career Tour Guide with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $13.51 based on 11 salaries. A mid-career Tour Guide with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.00 based on 4 salaries.
Employees with Tour Guide in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 145.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (75.6% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (37.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (10.5% less) and Chicago, Illinois (8.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 15 survey responses.
Early Career
73.3%
Mid Career
26.7%