Corporate Travel Consultant Salary

Corporate Travel Consultants who are practiced in their profession and carry more than 10 years of experience make up over four-fifths of Corporate Travel Consultants. Pay fluctuates from $33K to $56K per year, but expected earnings average $44K annually. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by location, but tenure and the individual firm are influential factors as well. Women make up the vast majority of Corporate Travel Consultants (89 percent) who answered the questionnaire. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Most Corporate Travel Consultants report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
Read More
$33,351 - $57,096
(Median)
$33K
$44K
$57K
MEDIAN: $44,011
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$15.06 - $25.38
(Median)
$15
$20
$25
MEDIAN: $19.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$33,351 - $57,096  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,081  
Profit Sharing
$550  
Commission
$0.00 - $11,745  
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).
)
$32,803 - $56,043  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 179
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$15.06 - $25.38  
   
Overtime
$18.39 - $39.28  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,081  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $11,745  
Profit Sharing
$550  
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).
)
$32,803 - $56,043  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 140
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

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.

Read More...

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.

Common Career Paths for Corporate Travel Consultant


Add this chart to your site:   640px 640px    300px 300px


Corporate Travel Consultants who move into a Travel Consultant role might bring in a slightly lower salary; Travel Consultants earn $36K a year on average.

Corporate Travel Consultant Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Popular Employer Salaries for Corporate Travel Consultant


With a median salary of $47K, BCD Travels offers Corporate Travel Consultants the highest pay. However, earnings don't seem to live on a large spectrum; they generally peter out at $36K and are capped at $56K.

American Express Co. (AMEX) is infamous for dishing out the smallest paychecks in the area (the median in that office is $41K), but the company pay scale is greatly mixed, meaning that workers on the low end may earn only $28K while workers on the upper end may rake in $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. Skills that pay less than market rate include Sabre. It is not unusual for someone who knows Customer Service to be familiar with Travel Planning as well.

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 more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $36K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $42K. Corporate Travel Consultants see a median salary of $43K after reaching one to two decades on the job. After two decades in the workforce, the average Corporate Travel Consultant generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $45K.

Related Job Salaries

United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Experience Affects Corporate Travel Consultant Salaries


Experienced
0%

National Average
$43,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Skills That Affect Corporate Travel Consultant Salaries

Travel Planning
up arrow 6%

Customer Service
up arrow 2%

National Average
$43,000

Sabre
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
53%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
medical benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 15%
ADVERTISEMENT