Corporate Travel Consultant Salary
|Salary||$31,754 - $58,468|
|Bonus||$488.67 - $3,091|
|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).)
|$32,551 - $57,618|
|Hourly Rate||$15.36 - $26.62|
|Overtime||$18.55 - $39.14|
|Bonus||$488.67 - $3,091|
|Total Pay (||$32,551 - $57,618|
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...
The corporate travel consultant typically works in a highly independent environment, so the ability to function confidently with minimal supervision is important. Other necessary skills include good judgment, organizational skills, and the ability to communicate effectively via telephone and email. Although there are usually no specific educational requirements, most positions require a minimum of four years in experience with travel consultant work. Tools and equipment used in this role may vary by company, but Apollo GDS and SABRE are common; proficiency with these technologies may be required prior to applying for the position.
Physical requirements for the position are generally limited to regular computer usage and typing. Work hours are generally limited to typical business hours, but other shifts may be available at some companies. All of this work is done in an indoor office setting, but teleconferencing and telecommuting may be an option with some employers.
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
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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