The majority of Corporate Travel Consultants in the United States — over four-fifths — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $33K to $58K per year, and the median is $44K annually. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by location, but career length and the individual firm are influential factors as well. For the most part, Corporate Travel Consultants enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The vast majority of Corporate Travel Consultants (82 percent) who responded to the survey are women. One in four of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a strong majority report medical coverage and the larger part claim dental coverage as well. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$31,754 - $58,468
$32K
$44K
$58K
MEDIAN: $44,306
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$15.36 - $26.62
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$27
MEDIAN: $20.49
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$31,754 - $58,468  
   
Bonus
$488.67 - $3,091  
Profit Sharing
$700  
Commission
$3,900  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$32,551 - $57,618  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 105
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$15.36 - $26.62  
   
Overtime
$18.55 - $39.14  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$488.67 - $3,091  
   
Commission
$3,900  
Profit Sharing
$700  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$32,551 - $57,618  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 99

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Job Description for Corporate Travel Consultant

Corporate travel consultant positions are commonly available at travel agencies, especially those that regularly work with corporate customers. This consultant's job consists of regularly communicating with corporate customers to help book reservations and provide price quotes as requested. This includes determining the best solutions in accordance with company policies and preferences to help maintain customer satisfaction. This also involves carefully maintaining profiles for each client so that they earn points in rewards programs and have any special requests accommodated.

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Corporate Travel Consultant Tasks

  • Assist in arranging and booking all aspects of business travel for corporate clients, booking air, car, train, and hotel reservations for highly complex, multiple destination, international itineraries.
  • Utilize computer reservation and global distribution systems to arrange travel, preferring vendors that maximize client experience and company profits.
  • Resolve travel related problems that client may experience with travel arrangements
  • Maintain excellent client relations with prompt, accurate responses and excellent telephone and service etiquette.

Common Career Paths for Corporate Travel Consultant


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Corporate Travel Consultants may not see large compensation differences if they transition into an upper-level role such as Corporate Travel Desk Manager. Corporate Travel Desk Managers on average make about as much as Corporate Travel Consultants do. Many Corporate Travel Consultants choose to become Travel Agents and Travel Consultants as their careers advance. However, folks in those positions report median salaries of $11K less and $7K less, respectively.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Corporate Travel Consultant


Heading up the field in terms of compensation, Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) offers the most; Corporate Travel Consultants earn $47K on average there.

Pay by Experience Level for Corporate Travel Consultant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Corporate Travel Consultants with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $37K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $43K. Corporate Travel Consultants bring in $43K after working for 10 to 20 years. After two decades in the workforce, the average Corporate Travel Consultant generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $47K.

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Key Stats for Corporate Travel Consultant

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.
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Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
60%
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Experience Affects Corporate Travel Consultant Salaries


National Average
$44,000

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Skills That Affect Corporate Travel Consultant Salaries



National Average
$44,000

Sabre
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
60%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 24%
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