Travel Guides

5.2/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
12%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
29.1%
by 2030
WAGES
$29,460
or $14.16 hourly
VOLUME
38,030
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 12% (No worries)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Persuasion
Social Perceptiveness
Negotiation
Key
very important
quite important
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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 29.1% by 2030
'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 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

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

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Travel Guides' was $29,460, or $14.16 hourly
'Travel Guides' are paid 29.8% lower than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 38,030 people employed as Travel Guides.
This represents around 0.03% of the employed workforce across the United States.

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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Comments

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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