Tour Guides and Escorts
Employment data isn't available specifically for this occupation from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, so we are using the data from Tour and Travel Guides.
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Moderate Risk (41-60%): Occupations with a moderate risk of automation usually involve routine tasks but still require some human judgment and interaction.
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Our visitors have voted they are unsure if this occupation will be automated. This assessment is further supported by the calculated automation risk level, which estimates 53% chance of automation.
What do you think the risk of automation is?
What is the likelihood that Tour Guides and Escorts will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?
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Sentiment over time (yearly)
The number of 'Tour and Travel Guides' job openings is expected to rise 15.3% by 2031
Total employment, and estimated job openings
Updated projections are due 09-2023.
In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Tour and Travel Guides' was $34,440, or $16 per hour
'Tour and Travel Guides' were paid 25.6% lower than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310
Wages over time
As of 2022 there were 41,180 people employed as 'Tour and Travel Guides' within the United States.
This represents around < 0.001% of the employed workforce across the country
Put another way, around 1 in 3 thousand people are employed as 'Tour and Travel Guides'.
Escort individuals or groups on sightseeing tours or through places of interest, such as industrial establishments, public buildings, and art galleries.
SOC Code: 39-7011.00
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