The average pay for an Entry-Level Travel Agent is C$30,738 per year.

C$24,594 - C$40,800
C$25K
C$31K
C$41K
MEDIAN: C$30,514
10%
50%
90%
C$10.98 - C$17.46
C$11
C$13
C$17
MEDIAN: C$13.28
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$41K
Salary C$24,594 - C$40,800
Bonus C$206 - C$9,696
Profit Sharing C$1,350
Commission C$396 - C$20,373
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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C$23,815 - C$41,976
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 21 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 114
Hourly Data C$0C$22
Hourly Rate C$10.98 - C$17.46
Hourly Tips C$1.90
Overtime C$18.50
Annual Data C$0C$41K
Bonus C$206 - C$9,696
Commission C$396 - C$20,373
Profit Sharing C$1,350
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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C$23,815 - C$41,976
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 21 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 75

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 Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$30,935

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

Travel Agent Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Travel Agent in St. Catharines:
"Better grasp of computer."
It is not a high paying job but it is rewarding.

Travel Agent in Toronto:
"Sabre and Amadeus skills."
Learn a lot about Sabre and Amadeus Reservations Systems.

Key Stats for Travel Agent

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
15%

Skills That Affect Travel Agent Salaries

National Average
C$31,000


▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 52%
dental benefits
Dental: 46%
vision benefits
Vision: 35%
no benefits
None: 46%