Tour Guides and Escorts

General Information

Description

Escort individuals or groups on sightseeing tours or through places of interest, such as industrial establishments, public buildings, and art galleries.

Business Breakdown

People in this career work in these sectors.

  1. Private, for profit56.38%
  2. Self-employed17.66%
  3. Private, not for profit14.01%
  4. State and local government10.33%
  5. Federal government0.96%

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure
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Salary

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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • High school 28%
  • Bachelor's degree 20%
  • Associate's degree 15%
  • Some college 11%
  • Master's degree 9%
  • Post-secondary certificate 8%
  • Less than high school 5%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-master's certificate 0%
  • First professional degree 0%

Knowledge

  • Customer and Personal Service
  • English Language
  • Education and Training
  • History and Archeology
  • Geography

Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership
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