Career Outlook for Tour Guides and Escorts

Also known as:  Historical Interpreter, Historical Site Guide, Museum Docent, Museum Guide, Sightseeing Guide, Tourist Escort, Tourist Guide
Demand for Tour Guides and Escorts is expected to go up, with an expected 13,210 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 5.56 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Tour Guides and Escorts in the following states
California 2,960
New York 2,140
Hawaii 1,540
Texas 1,470
Virginia 1,380
Florida 1,300
Pennsylvania 1,220
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Tour Guides and Escorts
Virgin Islands 60
Nebraska 70
North Dakota 70
Oklahoma 70
Kansas 110
Guam 120
Mississippi 120