Reservationist Salary

The average Reservationist in the United States earns approximately $12.15 per hour. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Although close to one-half have medical coverage and approximately one in three have dental coverage, roughly one-half claim no health benefits at all. The vast majority of Reservationists (88 percent) who responded to the survey are women. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$21,099 - $42,014
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$42K
MEDIAN: $30,000
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$9.23 - $16.22
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$0$42K
Salary $21,099 - $42,014
Bonus $73.97 - $3,548
Commission $3,250
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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$19,587 - $37,970
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 16
Hourly Data $0$26
Hourly Rate $9.23 - $16.22
Hourly Tips $4.16
Overtime $15.91 - $26.22
Annual Data $0$37K
Bonus $73.97 - $3,548
Commission $3,250
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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$19,587 - $37,970
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 122

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Job Description for Reservationist

A reservationist, sometimes referred to as a reservation agent, is the person who is responsible for handling various types of reservations within their industry. This person can work for hotels, airlines, resorts, travel companies, or booking services. Ultimately, a reservationist can work in any industry which requires handling reservations.

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Reservationist Tasks

  • Answer telephones and enter guest reservations into the computer system.
  • Change and cancel reservations as guest requests.
  • Process accurate records for coding and tracking reservations and advanced deposits.
  • Maintain good relations with all guests and implement procedures for giving special attention to VIPs.
  • Enter guest reservations into the computer system while assigning reservations to the appropriate rates.

Common Career Paths for Reservationist


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Reservationists who move on to become Reservations Managers may enjoy significant pay raises, as Reservations Managers get paid an average of $39K per year. A Reservations Sales Agent or an Administrative Assistant is a typical transition from a Reservationist role.

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Pay by Experience Level for Reservationist

Pay by Experience for a Reservationist has a positive trend. An entry-level Reservationist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $25,000 based on 91 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Reservationist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 36 salaries. An experienced Reservationist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 29 salaries. A Reservationist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 6 salaries.

Reservationist Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Reservationist?

Reservationist in San Diego:
"Love to work with people."
. Hotels and be a great place to work but they can also wear you down mind and body . So Get plenty of rest and always smile. Get to work early and prepare your self but have a complete meal and drink plenty of water. You apart of a welcoming family of hard working people .

Reservationist in McMinnville:
"Reservationist."
Pros: Working with clients to reserve group tours and parties, fairly relaxed environment, business casual dress, benefits (free tours). Always something to do.
Cons: I tend to feel under appreciated, some coworkers are quick to blame and it usually falls on me, even if it's not caused because of me. We're in a transition and I have had to take on new responsibilities and roles.

Reservationist in Tampa:
"It's All In The Details."
Being a reservationist at a private golf club with cottages - means working diligently to get all the details and making sure all departments are aware before the members and their guests arrive. Schedules, schedules, schedules. And always back it up with paperwork between you and the member or assistant.

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Key Stats for Reservationist

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Reservationist Salaries

Experienced
▲22%

Mid-Career
▲6%

Late-Career
▲1%

National Average
$27,000

Entry-Level
▼6%

Skills That Affect Reservationist Salaries

Customer Relations
▲26%

Typing
▲24%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
▲16%

Phone Support
▲7%


National Average
$27,000

Billing
▼3%

Travel Planning
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 49%
dental benefits
Dental: 34%
vision benefits
Vision: 30%
no benefits
None: 48%
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