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Gallery, Museum and Tour Guides direct and guide visitors in galleries and museums, and escort visitors on sightseeing, educational and other tours.
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Tour Guide
  • How many are employed in this occupation?
7,600
  • What are the average weekly earnings for full time workers ($ before tax)?
$1000
  • How does unemployment compare with other occupations?
Average
  • What is the vacancy level for this occupation?
Low
  • What are the job prospects for this occupation?
Low
  • What will be the likely future employment growth for the next five years?
Slight growth
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Tasks

This occupation may include associated occupations with varying tasks.
  • meeting and greeting visitors
  • controlling visitors' access to exhibits
  • ensuring safety of collections
  • maintaining attendance records
  • planning and rearranging schedules and itineraries
  • planning, organising and conducting tours
  • arranging transportation and accommodation for visitors following planned itineraries
  • arranging entry to places of interest
  • answering questions, providing commentaries, issuing brochures and tour literature, showing audiovisual presentations, and explaining features and procedures at tour sites
  • may assist with installing and dismantling exhibits

Job Titles

  • Gallery or Museum Guide
  • Tour Guide

VET (Vocational Education And Training)

  • Certificate II in Tourism
  • Certificate III in Guiding
  • Certificate III in Tourism
  • Certificate IV in Guiding

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