Sightseeing Guide

Drive motor vehicles to transport sightseers and lectures group.
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Quick Stats


Salary Range
$16,000 – $40,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Sightseeing Guides do?

Drives motor vehicle to transport sightseers and lectures group concerning points of interest during sightseeing tour: Drives limousine or sightseeing bus, stopping vehicle at establishments or locations, such as art gallery, museum, battlefield, and cave, to permit group to be escorted through buildings by GUIDE, ESTABLISHMENT 353.367-014. Describes points of interest along route of tour, using public address system or megaphone. May collect fees or tickets, and plan refreshment and rest stops. May escort group through establishment and describe points of interest. May operate tram to transport patrons through amusement park and be designated Tram Operator.


Should I be a Sightseeing Guide?

You should have an associate's degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Cicerone, Guide, Sightseeing

    How to become a Sightseeing Guide

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