Travel Agent Salary

The average pay for a Travel Agent is $36,277 per year.

$25,744 - $54,970
$26K
$36K
$55K
MEDIAN: $36,277
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$10.50 - $21.87
$10
$15
$22
MEDIAN: $14.81
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$25,744 - $54,970  
   
Bonus
$98.99 - $9,787  
Profit Sharing
$198.66 - $12,080  
Commission
$0.00 - $19,392  
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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$24,507 - $52,574  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 300
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.50 - $21.87  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.59  
Overtime
$13.69 - $34.73  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$98.99 - $9,787  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $19,392  
Profit Sharing
$198.66 - $12,080  
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).
)
$24,507 - $52,574  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 256
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Job Description for Travel Agent

A travel agent assists individuals or groups of persons in planning and booking travel. This can include facilitating ticket purchases for transportation, reserving accommodations, and renting cars. Travel agents can also assist people in booking vacation packages, tours, and visits to specific locations of interest. Agents typically make money by earning commissions for booking these arrangements from the providers themselves.

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Travel Agent Tasks

  • Respond to incoming requests and conduct research on travel planning and itinerary customization.
  • Draft service contracts for group travel.
  • Build rapport with individual customers to secure new clients and maintain a consistent customer base.
  • Provide counseling and support for customer requests, and review documents for accuracy.

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Pay by Experience Level for Travel Agent

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $35,059

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Key Stats for Travel Agent

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 55 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
29%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Travel Agent Salaries

▲18%

▲3%

National Average
$35,000

▼2%

▼8%

Skills That Affect Travel Agent Salaries

National Average
$35,000



▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 55 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 49%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
dental benefits
None: 32%
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