Information About Tour Guides And Escorts

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Tour guides and escorts need moderate-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Tour guides and escorts
Training for Tour Guides And Escorts
Less than High School 5.4
High School 23.3
Some College 22.8
Associates Degree 8.6
Bachelors Degree 27.5
Masters Degree 10.8
Doctorate or Professional Degree 1.5


Represents about 38,000 people in the United States- 15.1% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 4,000 more tour guides and escorts but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 20,000 more.

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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