Travel Agent Salary

The average pay for a Travel Agent is $36,451 per year.

$26,078 - $51,876
(Median)
$26K
$36K
$52K
MEDIAN: $36,451
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$10.06 - $21.10
(Median)
$10
$15
$21
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$26,078 - $51,876  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,024  
Profit Sharing
$96.96 - $5,152  
Commission
$0.00 - $20,373  
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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$24,392 - $51,456  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 484
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.06 - $21.10  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.67  
Overtime
$11.53 - $30.21  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,024  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $20,373  
Profit Sharing
$96.96 - $5,152  
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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$24,392 - $51,456  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 387
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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

  • 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.
  • Respond to incoming requests and conduct research on travel planning and itinerary customization.
  • Draft service contracts for group travel.

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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: $35,384

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Experience Affects Travel Agent Salaries




National Average
$35,000


Skills That Affect Travel Agent Salaries

Travel Planning
0%

Customer Service
0%

National Average
$35,000

Sales
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 106 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
medical benefits
Vision: 33%
dental benefits
None: 35%
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