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Travel Guides - What They Do

Travel Guides generally receive Moderate-term on-the-job training before they are capable of performing their job at an acceptable level. Once employed, Travel Guides can expect to earn an average of $33,000 per year throughout their career.

In addition, over the next 10 years Travel Guides will be one of the fastest growing occupations. They should experience a 10.5% rate of growth during this time period. In respect to starting your own business, Travel Guides are extremely entrepreneurial in nature. Currently, 26.3% of the employment base is classified as self-employed.

Given the job environment today, it should come as no surprise that Travel Guides are currently facing unemployment levels approaching 7.6%.

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