Tour guide earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Tour guide salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alaska $32,670
Alabama $19,450
Arkansas $23,880
Arizona $24,450
California $26,397
Colorado $30,720
Connecticut $23,870
District of Columbia $32,010
Delaware $23,860
Florida $24,960
Georgia $22,230
Guam $19,190
Hawaii $27,930
Iowa $19,620
Idaho $18,780
Illinois $25,660
Indiana $20,750
Kansas $23,440
Kentucky $22,090
Louisiana $23,280
Massachusetts $23,920
Maryland $21,160
Maine $20,930
Michigan $20,080
Minnesota $25,290
Missouri $22,360
Mississippi $23,360
Montana $27,980
North Carolina $23,310
Nebraska $21,700
New Hampshire $23,800
New Jersey $24,410
New Mexico $28,490
Nevada $31,440
New York $31,234
Ohio $25,650
Oklahoma $23,330
Oregon $25,050
Pennsylvania $26,480
Puerto Rico $18,490
Rhode Island $25,080
South Carolina $22,710
South Dakota $23,520
Tennessee $19,680
Texas $27,000
Utah $24,980
Virginia $23,660
Virgin Islands $23,620
Vermont $23,450
Washington $32,330
Wisconsin $21,230
West Virginia $23,480
Wyoming $41,950

How do tour guide salaries compare to similar careers?

Tour guides earn about the same as related careers in Kentucky. On average, they make less than hairdressers but more than retail salespeople.

Career Median Salary
Hairdresser salary $20K
Janitor salary $23K
Security guard salary $22K
Library assistant salary $23K
Switchboard operator salary $23K
Tour guide salary $22K
Florist salary $23K
Vehicle cleaner salary $21K
Taxi driver salary $20K
Retail salesperson salary $20K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)