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Tour Guides - What They Do

Tour Guides generally receive Moderate-term on-the-job training before they are capable of performing their job at an acceptable level. Once employed, Tour Guides can expect to earn an average of $23,000 per year throughout their career.

In addition, over the next 10 years Tour Guides will be one of the fastest growing occupations. They should experience a 21.2% rate of growth during this time period. In respect to starting your own business, Tour Guides are extremely entrepreneurial in nature. Currently, 20.1% of the employment base is classified as self-employed.

Given the job environment today, it should come as no surprise that Tour Guides are currently facing unemployment levels approaching 7.6%.

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