Most tour guides have a certificate or associate degree. The most common areas of study are History, English Literature, Anthropology And Archeology, and Foreign Language Studies.

What degrees do tour guides have?

The most common degree held by tour guides is History, held by 13% of tour guides. Other common degrees include English Literature, Anthropology And Archeology, and Foreign Language Studies.

Get a detailed breakdown of tour guides and the different types of degrees they hold:

Degrees that tour guides hold

Degrees % of tour guides
History 13%
English Literature 9%
Anthropology And Archeology 6%
Foreign Language Studies 5%
Art History 5%
Political Science 5%
Biology 4%
Communication 4%
Business Administration 4%
Psychology 4%
Liberal Arts 4%
Economics 3%
Drama 3%
Fine Arts 3%
Environmental Science 3%
International Relations 3%
Sociology 3%
Hospitality Management 3%
Philosophy And Religious Studies 2%
Journalism 2%
Parks and Recreation 2%
Graphic Design 2%
Music 2%
Business 2%
Linguistics 2%
Other Foreign Languages 1%
Intercultural And International Studies 1%
Geography 1%
Marketing 1%
International Business 1%
Teaching 1%
United States History 1%
Physics 1%
Social Sciences 1%
Film Video And Photographic Arts 1%
Architecture 1%

What level of education do tour guides have?

Most tour guides have the same level of education. 36% of tour guides have a certificate or associate degree, with the second most common being a high school diploma at 29%.

Level of education that tour guides have

Education % of tour guides
No education 6%
High school diploma 29%
Certificate or associate degree 36%
Bachelor's degree 20%
Master's degree 9%
Doctorate degree 0%