Travel Consultant Salary

With three in five of Travel Consultants in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Travel Consultants is $39K per year and can range from $26K on the lower end to $54K per year near the higher end. Location and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Travel Consultants who responded to the questionnaire are largely women, dominating at 87 percent. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and roughly one in four lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a fair number and dental coverage is claimed by a majority. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$29,385 - $56,898
$29K
$39K
$57K
MEDIAN: $39,117
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50%
90%

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$10.74 - $23.90
$11
$17
$24
MEDIAN: $16.54
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$0$56K
Salary $29,385 - $56,898
Bonus $192.71 - $8,292
Profit Sharing $1,064
Commission $0.00 - $15,000
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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$26,262 - $53,941
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 110
Hourly Data $0$36
Hourly Rate $10.74 - $23.90
Hourly Tips $0.00
Overtime $13.68 - $37.00
Annual Data $0$53K
Bonus $192.71 - $8,292
Commission $0.00 - $15,000
Profit Sharing $1,064
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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$26,262 - $53,941
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 81

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Job Description for Travel Consultant

Travel consultants assess the client’s needs and expectations for a travel experience, and then provide them with the best travel options. They work to build an ongoing relationship with the customer to open the door for future bookings through the company.

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Travel Consultant Tasks

  • Work with airline and hotel services to find best rates for customers.
  • Stay apprised of current airline industry rules and regulations and inform clients of changes that may affect them when traveling.
  • Maintain client loyalty program accounts and ensure proper point redemption procedures are followed.
  • Build and maintain relationships with clients to create convenient and affordable travel plans.

Common Career Paths for Travel Consultant


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As Travel Consultants make advancements in their career path, their salaries may not change right away. For example, the higher-level Corporate Travel Consultant position pays around the same amount as the Travel Consultant job on average. A lot of Travel Consultants advance their careers by becoming Travel Agents and Travel Counselors. However, those positions offer $6K less and $3K less per year on average.

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Pay by Experience Level for Travel Consultant

Pay by Experience for a Travel Consultant has a positive trend. An entry-level Travel Consultant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 60 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Travel Consultant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 35 salaries. An experienced Travel Consultant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 55 salaries. A Travel Consultant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 81 salaries.

Travel Consultant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Travel Consultant?

Travel Consultant in San Ramon:
"Beneficial experience."
Pros: Learning about new cultures.
Cons: Not working with people. The office environment. No room for advancement. Underpaid.

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Key Stats for Travel Consultant

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
41%
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Experience Affects Travel Consultant Salaries

▲14%

▲5%

National Average
$39,000

▼7%

▼13%

Skills That Affect Travel Consultant Salaries

Customer Service
▲3%


National Average
$39,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
41%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 26%
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