Travel Desk Manager, Corporate Salary
Corporate Travel Desk Managers in the United States tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — just under two-thirds have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $37K to $79K per year, median earnings come to $57K per year. Residence and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of Corporate Travel Desk Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number report receiving medical and dental coverage from their employers and the greater part collect vision insurance. There are far more female Corporate Travel Desk Managers who answered the questionnaire than men, making up 88 percent. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Job Description for Travel Desk Manager, Corporate
Corporate travel desk managers work primarily for travel agencies and large corporations to make travel arrangements for employees' business trips, such as flights, car rentals, and hotels. Travel may also be necessary in this position to meet with important clients.Read More...
It's important to keep clients’ budgets in mind when arranging the best-possible services with the most affordable fares and minimal layover time, and clients' preferred routes and carriers should also be considered. Travel arrangements are occasionally made on a bulk basis, so problem-solving skills are important in this position, and commission is offered by some employers based on revenue generated from accounts. Because this is a management position, there may be a small number of employees working underneath these managers, and discipline/reward systems and commission standards may also be established.
Basic administrative duties such as scheduling, payroll, and employee evaluations may be necessary in this position, as well as coaching and mentoring travel employees. Strong computer skills are also important to utilize travel booking modules and other tools. Many years of experience in the travel industry and particularly corporate travel are generally required for this position.
Travel Desk Manager, Corporate Tasks
- Interface with suppliers and vendors to ensure good pricing of events and travel.
- Handle domestic and international queries and itineraries, including visa, customs, and baggage information.
- Design and create travel itineraries for customers according to their needs.
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Pay by Experience Level for Travel Desk Manager, Corporate
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $51K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $52K. Corporate Travel Desk Managers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $63K. Folks who claim more than 20 years of relevant experience actually report a comparatively lower median income of $58K.