Tour Guide

Career Overview

A tour guide may schedule and conduct tours of various historical or interesting locations. Nick, the tour guide featured in the video, does a lot more than just a tour guide because he is the owner of his tour company.


There is not set degree requirement for this position. A four-year bachelor's degree in history or a related field may be very useful in obtaining one of these positions.

Salary Expectations

Low End:
High End:
$18,000 /yr
$24,000 /yr
$43,000 /yr

Recommended Courses

  • Psychology
  • Business
  • English - as much as possible!
  • Communication
  • Take as many college-prep courses as possible!
  • Hospitality
  • History
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook
Explore Careers, Labour Market Information, Government of Canada