Corporate Travel Consultant Salary

With more than four-fifths of Corporate Travel Consultants in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $32K to $54K per year and averages out to $43K per year. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is career length, followed by the particular city and the specific company. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. The vast majority of Corporate Travel Consultants (86 percent) who responded to the survey are women. Work is enjoyable for Corporate Travel Consultants, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$31,204 - $55,816
(Median)
$31K
$43K
$56K
MEDIAN: $43,298
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$14.73 - $23.84
(Median)
$15
$19
$24
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$31,204 - $55,816  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,892  
Commission
$0.00 - $11,920  
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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$31,589 - $53,930  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 186
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.73 - $23.84  
   
Overtime
$18.29 - $36.99  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,892  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $11,920  
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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$31,589 - $53,930  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 127
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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

  • 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.
  • 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.

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Corporate Travel Consultants who advance into a position like Travel Consultant may end up working for a little less. On average, Travel Consultants take home $36K annually.

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Although the highest salaries can be found at BCD Travels where median pay is $44K, there is little variation in compensation; paychecks are spread only between $34K and $51K.

Bringing up the rear, American Express Co. (AMEX)'s median pay of $41K is the lowest in town; however, employee salaries widely range, with some making up to $57K.


Survey takers who work as Corporate Travel Consultants usually report a few specific skills. Those who have experience with Travel Planning, Customer Service, and Sabre can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Experience with Customer Service is often linked with knowledge of Travel Planning.

Pay by Experience Level for Corporate Travel Consultant

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


For Corporate Travel Consultants, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $35K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $39K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $43K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $44K.

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Experience Affects Corporate Travel Consultant Salaries


Experienced
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National Average
$42,000

Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Corporate Travel Consultant Salaries

Travel Planning
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Customer Service
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National Average
$42,000

Sabre
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 49 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
52%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 13%
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