Corporate Travel Consultant Salary

Corporate Travel Consultants in the United States tend to be well-versed in their field, and more than four-fifths have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $45K per year, but may range from $33K to $58K per year. This group's pay is mainly influenced by geography, followed by years of experience and the specific company. The vast majority (83 percent) of Corporate Travel Consultants who took the survey are female. Most Corporate Travel Consultants like their work and job satisfaction is high. Although just over one in five lack health benefits of any kind, a fair number do enjoy medical insurance, and a majority get dental coverage, too. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$32,630 - $58,750
$33K
$45K
$59K
MEDIAN: $44,994
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$15.38 - $26.62
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MEDIAN: $20.68
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$32,630 - $58,750  
   
Bonus
$487.67 - $3,425  
Profit Sharing
$500  
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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$32,905 - $57,701  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 103
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$15.38 - $26.62  
   
Overtime
$20.36 - $38.92  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$487.67 - $3,425  
   
Commission
$3,900  
Profit Sharing
$500  
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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$32,905 - $57,701  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 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 sometimes move into a Corporate Travel Desk Manager role, where the salary is similar. Corporate Travel Consultants most often move into Travel Agent or Travel Consultant roles. However, the former pays $12K less on average, and the latter pays $7K less.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Corporate Travel Consultant


Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) leads the field in terms of pay, with a median salary of $47K.

Pay by Experience Level for Corporate Travel Consultant

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


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $36K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $44K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $44K. As Corporate Travel Consultants reach more than two decades on the job, compensation remains commensurate with experience; the average pay in this group is $48K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $44,725

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

With a pay rate for Corporate Travel Consultants that is 25 percent greater than the national average, New York offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Corporate Travel Consultants will also find cushy salaries in Austin (+22 percent), Chicago (+16 percent), Los Angeles (+12 percent), and Washington (+10 percent). In Portland, salaries are 16 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. St. Louis and Seattle are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 11 percent lower and 6 percent lower, respectively.

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Key Stats for Corporate Travel Consultant

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
58%
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Experience Affects Corporate Travel Consultant Salaries

▲8%

National Average
$45,000

▼2%

▼2%

▼20%

Skills That Affect Corporate Travel Consultant Salaries



National Average
$45,000

Sabre
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
58%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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