The average pay for a Travel Agent is $36,408 per year.

$26,056 - $54,748
$26K
$36K
$55K
MEDIAN: $36,408
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$10.46 - $22.31
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$15
$22
MEDIAN: $14.89
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$26,056 - $54,748  
   
Bonus
$98.07 - $9,910  
Profit Sharing
$200.00 - $12,000  
Commission
$0.00 - $23,489  
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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$24,526 - $52,746  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 315
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.46 - $22.31  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.02  
Overtime
$12.86 - $34.39  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$98.07 - $9,910  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $23,489  
Profit Sharing
$200.00 - $12,000  
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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$24,526 - $52,746  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 273

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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: $35,194

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Key Stats for Travel Agent

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 61 votes.
033
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
28%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Travel Agent Salaries



National Average
$35,000



Skills That Affect Travel Agent Salaries

National Average
$35,000



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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 61 votes.

Gender

Female
83 %
Male
17 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
vision benefits
Vision: 37%
dental benefits
None: 32%
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