AU$39,434
Avg. Salary
AU$21.76
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

AU$2,500

Bonus

AU$1,140

Profit Sharing

AU$10,108

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Travel Agent is AU$21.76 per hour.

The average pay for a Travel Agent is AU$39,434 per year.

10%
AU$18.21
10%
AU$21.76
50%
AU$26.59
90%
90%
MEDIAN AU$21.76
10%
AU$30k
10%
AU$39k
50%
AU$54k
90%
90%
MEDIAN AU$39,434
AU$30,459 - AU$54,260
AU$30K
AU$39K
AU$54K
MEDIAN: AU$39,434
10%
50%
90%
AU$18.21 - AU$26.59
AU$18
AU$22
AU$27
MEDIAN: AU$21.76
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$59K
Salary AU$30,459 - AU$54,260
Bonus AU$444 - AU$14,899
Profit Sharing AU$1,140
Commission AU$1,027 - AU$20,245
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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AU$33,237 - AU$59,868
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 17 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 210
Hourly Data AU$0AU$35
Hourly Rate AU$18.21 - AU$26.59
Overtime AU$29.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$59K
Bonus AU$444 - AU$14,899
Commission AU$1,027 - AU$20,245
Profit Sharing AU$1,140
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).
)
AU$33,237 - AU$59,868
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 17 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 102

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.

Travel Agent Pay By Employer

$0$51K

AAA Tourism
13 profiles
$28,627

$33,884

$47,107

$44,794

AAA Motor Club
4 profiles
$31,012

$32,000

$29,000

Common Career Paths for Travel Agent


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Travel Agent Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Travel Agent

Pay by Experience for a Travel Agent has a positive trend. An entry-level Travel Agent with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$41,000 based on 105 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Travel Agent with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$45,000 based on 39 salaries. An experienced Travel Agent which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$46,000 based on 41 salaries. A Travel Agent with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$43,000 based on 12 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

4%

-2%

-6%

-10%

National Average: AU$43,485

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Travel Agent Reviews

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

Travel Agent in Perth:
"Amazing people."
Pros: Meeting great people, learning, training, great opportunites and making People Happy.
Cons: The pay is a bit low for what we do but I understand competition is fierce. : Systems!! Come on guy's, : Hour's, slim work/life balance. Stress.

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Key Stats for Travel Agent

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Travel Agent Salaries

▲5%

▲3%

▼0%

National Average
AU$43,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Travel Agent Salaries

▼0%

National Average
AU$43,000


Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 9%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 90%