A Travel Agent earns an average salary of AU$38,572 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

AU$30,253 - AU$54,372
AU$30K
AU$38K
AU$54K
MEDIAN: AU$37,947
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50%
90%
AU$17.52 - AU$25.38
AU$18
AU$21
AU$25
MEDIAN: AU$21.50
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$56K
Salary AU$30,253 - AU$54,372
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$12,365
Profit Sharing AU$625
Commission AU$977 - AU$20,298
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$32,643 - AU$56,684
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 204
Hourly Data AU$0AU$37
Hourly Rate AU$17.52 - AU$25.38
Overtime AU$33.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$56K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$12,365
Commission AU$977 - AU$20,298
Profit Sharing AU$625
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$32,643 - AU$56,684
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 96

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

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

National Average: AU$43,001

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Key Stats for Travel Agent

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Travel Agent Salaries

▲6%

▲4%

▲1%

National Average
AU$43,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Travel Agent Salaries

▲2%


National Average
AU$43,000

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 11%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 88%