Occupation Title: Tour Guides & Escorts
Description: Escort individuals or groups on sightseeing tours or through places of interest, such as industrial establishments, public buildings, and art galleries.
Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Code: 39-7011
Sample Job Titles: Tour Guide, Docent, Historical Interpreter, Museum Guide, Interpreter, Discovery Guide, Guide, Museum Educator, Science Interpreter, Museum Docent
Estimated Total Employment*
Projected Job Openings (2012-2022): 23,400
*Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics program does not include self-employed workers in employment estimates. O*NET and other BLS programs do include self-employed workers.
This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. REC-0439914 and DRL-0910041 (Enhancing Departments and Graduate Education in Geography).
Suggested citation: Association of American Geographers, Jobs & Careers Website, Salary Data and Trends, http://www.aag.org/cs/salary_data_and_trends/salary_data_and_trends_overview (accessed mm//dd/yyyy).