Travel Guides

4.8/10 job score
risk level
by 2031
or $14.32 hourly
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 44% (Start worrying)

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Social Perceptiveness
Assisting and Caring for Others
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What do you think the risk of automation is?

How likely do you think this occupation will be taken over by robots/AI within the next 20 years?

How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Travel Guides' job openings is expected to rise 15.3% by 2031
'Travel Guides' is expected to be a very fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

What are the median wages for 'Travel Guides' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Travel Guides' was $29,780, or $14.32 hourly
'Travel Guides' are paid 34.9% lower than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as travel guides?

As of 2021 there were 30,980 people employed as Travel Guides within the United States.
This represents around 0.02% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 4 thousand people are employed as Travel Guides.

Job description

Plan, organize, and conduct long-distance travel, tours, and expeditions for individuals and groups.

SOC Code: 39-7012.00


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Sarah (Highly likely) says
Robots are now becoming assistants for travelers to learn about cities. I think this experiment is now being done in Japan. That's something a robot would do.
Jun 26, 2019 at 08:12 PM

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