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.

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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