Job prospects Factory Tour Guide near Vancouver (BC)

Explore current and future job prospects for Tour and travel guides near Vancouver (BC). These trends also apply to people working as a factory tour guide.

Note that these employment prospects were published in December 2019 based on information available at that time. You can read our new special report to learn about the impact of COVID-19 on some occupations in your province or territory. You can also visit the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard to find the latest data on the demand and work requirements for this occupation.

Recent trends


We were not able to determine labour market conditions in this region over the past few years because of low employment levels in this occupational group.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Methodology

Job prospects

factory tour guide
Prospects over the next 3 years
Fair Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Tour and travel guides (NOC 6531) in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment decline will lead to the loss of some positions.
  • Not many positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.
  • Due to the seasonal nature of this occupation, employment opportunities tend to be more favourable during the summer months.

Here are some key facts about Tour and travel guides in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region:

  • Approximately 540 people worked in this occupation in May 2015.
  • Tour and travel guides mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Management and Administrative Services (NAICS 55-56): 46%
    • Information, cultural, arts, entertainment and recreation services (NAICS 51, 71): 18%
    • Transportation and warehousing (NAICS 48-49): 17%
    • Educational services (NAICS 61): 10%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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