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The U.S. Department of Labor reports that tour guides and escorts had median annual earnings of $24,100 in May 2015. Salaries ranged from $17,790 to $39,410 or more. The top-five highest paying states and territories were the District of Columbia, Washington, Wyoming, Connecticut, and Alaska. Travel guides, who plan, organize, and conduct long-distance cruises, tours, and expeditions for individuals and groups had median annual earnings of $34,180, according to May 2015 figures, with salaries ranging from $19,940 to $57,300 or more.

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