Salary for Travel Guides

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Travel guides take care of details and logistics when it comes to client travel by planning, organizing and assisting with long-distance travel, expeditions and tours for individuals as well as large groups. They have a strong sales record and are able to promote specific packages and tours according to client needs and interests. They are able to both lead groups to tour sites, or organize leaders who are able to. They are detail-oriented individuals who are able to track tour finances, solve client complaints and work cooperatively alongside vendors, management and clients with superior customer service skills. An associate's degree or related vocational training degree is required for employment in this professional field.

A Travel Guide gets a salary of between $20,430 and $47,660 based on education and experience. will normally get average salaries of thirty-two thousand two hundred dollars per annum.

are compensated most highly in Washington, where they get normal pay levels of close to about $47,860. People with this job title can receive the highest pay in Information, where they receive wages of $50,110.

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Travel Guides tend to make the most in the following industries:

Information
$50,110
Retail Trade
$37,400
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
$36,970
Transportation and Warehousing
$35,290
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$34,650
Manufacturing
$33,360

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$27,250
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$29,610
Accommodation and Food Services
$30,170
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$30,300
Educational Services
$30,760
Public Administration
$31,750