Average Entry-Level Tour Guide Hourly Pay

$11.55
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The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Tour Guide is $11.55.
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$8.65
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$11.55
50%
$15.59
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90%
MEDIAN $11.55
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Hourly Rate
$9 - $16
Total Pay
$18,519 - $36,313

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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 $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. An experienced Tour Guide with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.83 based on 37 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 266 survey responses.
Early Career
53.4%
Mid Career
25.2%
Experienced
13.9%
Late Career
7.5%