Sightseeing Guides


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Sightseeing Guides

Sightseeing Guides - Employment & Outlook

The table below provides information about the number of workers in this occupation in various regions. It also provides information about the expected growth rate and future job openings.

Employment

Major employers:

  • Museums
  • Tour companies
  • Sightseeing companies

Outlook

Demand for this occupation is expected to grow quickly. The need for tour guides depends on the state of the economy. When the economy is strong, people have money to spend on vacations. When the economy is weak, fewer people travel. As the population ages, older citizens will travel more and are likely to hire tour guides or go on group tours.

Tour Guides (CIS 100471)

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Illinois
State-level data is not available for this CIS occupation.
  Mt Vernon-Marion-Carbondale Area
7
Very small
&
14.3%
6.8%
>>>>
2
Very few
  Springfield Area
8
Very small
&
0.0%
4.7%
>>>>
2
Very few
United States
57,300
Small
&
5.6%
3.7%
>>>>
9,600
Moderate
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.