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Become A Guide

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Working As A Guide

  • Performing for or Working Directly with the Public
  • Getting Information
  • Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships
  • Communicating with Persons Outside Organization
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • $37,420

    Average Salary

What Does A Guide Do

A Guide is responsible for helping people to visit unfamiliar areas or buildings. Their primary duties include greeting tourist groups, describing places to people, and providing safety devices and directions.

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Guide Demographic

Gender

  • Female

    50.7%
  • Male

    46.9%
  • Unknown

    2.4%

Ethnicity

  • White

    78.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino

    10.9%
  • Asian

    7.9%
  • Unknown

    1.8%
  • Black or African American

    0.6%
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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

    49.6%
  • French

    12.6%
  • Chinese

    5.8%
  • German

    5.4%
  • Mandarin

    4.0%
  • Italian

    3.3%
  • Portuguese

    3.0%
  • Russian

    2.8%
  • Japanese

    2.6%
  • Arabic

    2.5%
  • Vietnamese

    1.1%
  • Hebrew

    1.1%
  • Greek

    1.1%
  • Cantonese

    1.1%
  • Korean

    0.9%
  • Hindi

    0.7%
  • Dutch

    0.7%
  • Dakota

    0.7%
  • Norwegian

    0.5%
  • Turkish

    0.5%
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Real Guide Salaries

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
Guide, Travel Royal Gorge Rafting Inc. CO May 15, 2012 $83,480
Lead Guide Thacher Montessori School, Inc. Milton, MA May 05, 2016 $60,383
Primary Head Guide Kinderhouse Montessori School, Inc. San Diego, CA Jul 01, 2015 $49,543 -
$65,000
Travel Guide Steamboat Snowmobile Tours Inc. CO Nov 01, 2013 $48,377
Lower Elementary C Lead Guide Thacher Montessori School Inc. Milton, MA Aug 26, 2013 $48,300
Upper Elementary Guide The Barbara Gordon Montessori School Colleyville, TX Jan 26, 2016 $47,277
Adolescent Community Guide St. Catherine's Montessori, Inc. Houston, TX Sep 21, 2013 $45,590 -
$50,900
Guide, Sightseeing Windigo USA CA Apr 01, 2011 $45,434
Travel Guide Oriental Tour & Travel, Inc. NY Mar 01, 2011 $42,786
Zoo Wildlife Guide Detroit Zoological Society Royal Oak, MI Jan 08, 2010 $41,740
Montessori Guide IZAN Group, LLC Stone Mountain, GA Sep 27, 2016 $41,220
Montessori Guide Hampton Roads Montessori School Newport News, VA Jul 09, 2015 $41,000
Travel Guide Hanatour USA, Inc. Los Angeles, CA Mar 26, 2010 $40,133
Montessori Guide Hampton Roads Montessori School Newport News, VA Jul 09, 2015 $40,000
Montessori Guide Hampton Roads International Montessori School Newport News, VA Nov 18, 2015 $40,000
Travel Guide Magic Flight Company Orlando, FL Apr 15, 2010 $38,630
Costa Rica/Figi Guide and Coordinator Rustic Pathways USA Willoughby, OH Sep 15, 2010 $38,500
Helicopter Ski Guide Alaska Heliskiing, LLC Haines, AK Feb 12, 2013 $37,566
Helicopter Ski Guide Alaska Heliskiing, LLC AK Mar 01, 2013 $37,566
Guide Windigo USA CA Apr 01, 2012 $34,352
Guide ERTT Inc. DBA Timberline Tours CO Mar 15, 2010 $33,726
Classroom Guide Montessori School of Central Vermont, Inc. Berlin, VT Oct 01, 2010 $33,350
Travel Guides Nevada Kanko Service Inc. Las Vegas, NV Feb 20, 2013 $31,886
Travel Guides Here Today There Tomorrow, Inc. Fairfax, VA Aug 23, 2010 $31,782
Guide H2O Guides, Inc. AK Mar 16, 2011 $31,305
Spiritual Guide Michael Ali Kouhestani Challenge-Brownsville, CA Jul 01, 2010 $31,305
Spiritual Guide Michael Ali Kouhestani Challenge-Brownsville, CA Jun 01, 2010 $31,305

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Top Skills for A Guide

EnsureSafetyCustomerServiceSkillsNaturalHistorySafetyProceduresZiplineCourseAdventureZIPLineWebSuperviseCommunicationSkillsArtPhoneCallsSpecialEventsInternetCPRSpecialNeedsEducationalProgramsRopesCourseInterpretiveProgramsDataEntry

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Top Guide Skills

  1. Ensure Safety
  2. Customer Service Skills
  3. Natural History
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Worked with security to ensure safety both inside the store and outside on the property.
  • Handled guest's requests and complaints using tact and a lifetime experience in customer service skills.
  • Delivered lessons on natural history, economic significance, coastal geography, and ecological systems.
  • Provided safe and fun zip line tours for clients by teaching proper gear wear, braking techniques, and safety procedures.
  • Assist guests on the zipline course with their equipment and keep them entertained.

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