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Average Travel Agent Salary in Australia

AU$42,419
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
AU$1,965
Bonus
AU$9,826
Commission
AU$1,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Travel Agent in Australia is AU$42,419.
10%
A$31k
MEDIAN
A$42k
90%
A$61k
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AU$31k - AU$61k
Bonus
AU$464 - AU$10k
Profit Sharing
AU$0 - AU$1k
Commission
AU$1k - AU$22k
Total Pay
AU$35k - AU$62k
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What Do Travel Agents Do?

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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Travel Agent

The top respondents for the job title Travel Agent are from the companies Flight Centre Ltd, HelloWorld and FlightCentre. Reported salaries are highest at HelloWorld where the average pay is AU$42,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include STA Travel, earning around AU$38,146. Flight Centre Ltd pays the lowest at around AU$34,282. FlightCentre also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying AU$37,900.

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What Are Popular Skills for Travel Agents?

Skills in Travel Planning, Customer Service, Travel Administration and Sabre are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Sales.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Travel Agents?

An entry-level Travel Agent with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$35,479 based on 12 salaries. An early career Travel Agent with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$38,032 based on 115 salaries. A mid-career Travel Agent with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$43,914 based on 56 salaries. An experienced Travel Agent with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$46,534 based on 45 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$46,915.
Employees with Travel Agent in their job title in Gold Coast, Queensland earn an average of 5.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Adelaide, South Australia (4.9% more) and Melbourne, Victoria (4.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Newcastle, New South Wales (10.4% less), Brisbane, Queensland (6.5% less) and Sydney, New South Wales (5.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 254 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.7%
Early Career
45.3%
Mid Career
22.0%
Experienced
17.7%
Late Career
10.2%

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