How much does a Tour Guide make in the United States?

Average Tour Guide Yearly Salary in the United States

Tour Guides earn an average yearly salary of $24,349. Salaries typically start from $11,267 and go up to $38,057.

Average Tour Guide Hourly Wage in the United States

Tour Guides earn an average hourly wage of $11.71. Hourly wages typically start from $5.42 and go up to $18.30.

Source: Sokanu (Aggregated)

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Employment Type Mix

28%
Full-Time
72%
Part-Time

Source: Sokanu user data. View more Tour Guide demographics

Salary Satisfaction

2.8
SCORE
824
RATINGS
Tour Guides average a score of 2.8 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Tour Guides in the 28th percentile of salary satisfaction.

Source: Sokanu user data. View more Tour Guide satisfaction

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Tour Guide Earnings by Seniority

Top End Tour Guide Earnings

The highest earning Tour Guides in the United States earn:

$18.30
an hour
$38,057.0
per year
Senior Tour Guide Earnings

Senior Tour Guides in the United States earn:

$13.32
an hour
$27,695.4
per year
Experienced Tour Guide Earnings

Experienced Tour Guides in the United States earn:

$11.11
an hour
$23,104.0
per year
Junior Tour Guide Earnings

Junior Tour Guides in the United States earn:

$8.21
an hour
$17,074.7
per year
Starting Tour Guide Earnings

Starting Tour Guides in the United States earn:

$5.42
an hour
$11,267.3
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Tour Guide Salary Comparison

Tour Guides earn more than 10% percent of similar careers in the United States.

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Vehicle Cleaner Salary $24k
Food Server Salary $24k
Housekeeping Cleaner Salary $24k
Receptionist Salary $24k
Tour Guide Salary $24k
Florist Salary $24k
Seamstress Salary $23k
Library Assistant Salary $22k
Stock Clerk Salary $22k
Source: Sokanu (Aggregated)

Tour Guide salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Tour Guide Salary in Wyoming $18.35 $38,170 # 1
Tour Guide Salary in Washington $18.29 $38,040 # 2
Tour Guide Salary in Alaska $17.16 $35,690 # 3
Tour Guide Salary in Colorado $16.40 $34,120 # 4
Tour Guide Salary in District of Columbia $16.14 $33,580 # 5
Tour Guide Salary in Nevada $15.11 $31,430 # 6
Tour Guide Salary in New Jersey $14.39 $29,940 # 7
Tour Guide Salary in Connecticut $14.20 $29,530 # 8
Tour Guide Salary in New Mexico $14.13 $29,380 # 9
Tour Guide Salary in New York $14.09 $29,299.2 # 10
Tour Guide Salary in Hawaii $14.00 $29,110 # 11
Tour Guide Salary in New Hampshire $13.93 $28,970 # 12
Tour Guide Salary in Ohio $13.70 $28,490 # 13
Tour Guide Salary in Massachusetts $13.58 $28,250 # 14
Tour Guide Salary in Montana $13.56 $28,210 # 15
Tour Guide Salary in California $13.51 $28,101.1 # 16
Tour Guide Salary in Rhode Island $13.48 $28,030 # 17
Tour Guide Salary in Pennsylvania $13.28 $27,620 # 18
Tour Guide Salary in Minnesota $13.27 $27,600 # 19
Tour Guide Salary in Utah $12.90 $26,830 # 20
Tour Guide Salary in Texas $12.89 $26,810 # 21
Tour Guide Salary in Florida $12.80 $26,620 # 22
Tour Guide Salary in Nebraska $12.78 $26,580 # 23
Tour Guide Salary in Illinois $12.62 $26,240 # 24
Tour Guide Salary in Louisiana $12.58 $26,170 # 25
Tour Guide Salary in Arizona $12.52 $26,050 # 26
Tour Guide Salary in Oregon $12.50 $26,010 # 27
Tour Guide Salary in South Carolina $12.48 $25,950 # 28
Tour Guide Salary in North Carolina $12.46 $25,920 # 29
Tour Guide Salary in Vermont $12.46 $25,910 # 30
Tour Guide Salary in Virginia $12.37 $25,730 # 31
Tour Guide Salary in West Virginia $12.29 $25,560 # 32
Tour Guide Salary in Oklahoma $12.11 $25,180 # 33
Tour Guide Salary in Georgia $12.10 $25,170 # 34
Tour Guide Salary in Mississippi $12.08 $25,120 # 35
Tour Guide Salary in Arkansas $11.93 $24,820 # 36
Tour Guide Salary in South Dakota $11.92 $24,790 # 37
Tour Guide Salary in Virgin Islands $11.78 $24,510 # 38
Tour Guide Salary in Kansas $11.71 $24,360 # 39
Tour Guide Salary in United States $11.71 $24,349.0 # 40
Tour Guide Salary in Delaware $11.51 $23,950 # 41
Tour Guide Salary in Kentucky $11.41 $23,740 # 42
Tour Guide Salary in Wisconsin $11.26 $23,430 # 43
Tour Guide Salary in Missouri $11.23 $23,350 # 44
Tour Guide Salary in Iowa $11.15 $23,190 # 45
Tour Guide Salary in Maryland $11.10 $23,080 # 46
Tour Guide Salary in Tennessee $11.03 $22,940 # 47
Tour Guide Salary in Alabama $11.01 $22,910 # 48
Tour Guide Salary in Michigan $10.97 $22,820 # 49
Tour Guide Salary in Maine $10.97 $22,810 # 50
Tour Guide Salary in Indiana $10.87 $22,610 # 51
Tour Guide Salary in Idaho $9.89 $20,570 # 52
Tour Guide Salary in Guam $9.75 $20,280 # 53
Tour Guide Salary in Puerto Rico $9.61 $19,990 # 54