$45,895
Avg. Salary

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$1,221

Profit Sharing

$600

Commission

$0.00
The average Corporate Travel Consultant in the United States earns approximately $20.79 per hour. Residence is the main element affecting pay for this group — career length and the particular employer are driving factors as well. The vast majority of Corporate Travel Consultants (82 percent) who responded to the survey are women. While roughly one in four report receiving no health benefits, a majority do receive medical coverage, and the larger part have dental, as well. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Corporate Travel Consultants. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$33,615 - $59,887
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$46K
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MEDIAN: $45,895
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$15.62 - $27.32
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$0$59K
Salary $33,615 - $59,887
Bonus $100 - $5,000
Profit Sharing $600
Commission $0.00
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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$34,036 - $58,951
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 216
Hourly Data $0$40
Hourly Rate $15.62 - $27.32
Overtime $23.33 - $40.01
Annual Data $0$58K
Bonus $100 - $5,000
Commission $0.00
Profit Sharing $600
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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$34,036 - $58,951
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 190

Job Description for Corporate Travel Consultant

Corporate travel consultant positions are commonly available at travel agencies, especially those that regularly work with corporate customers. This consultant's job consists of regularly communicating with corporate customers to help book reservations and provide price quotes as requested. This includes determining the best solutions in accordance with company policies and preferences to help maintain customer satisfaction. This also involves carefully maintaining profiles for each client so that they earn points in rewards programs and have any special requests accommodated.

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Corporate Travel Consultant Tasks

  • Assist in arranging and booking all aspects of business travel for corporate clients, booking air, car, train, and hotel reservations for highly complex, multiple destination, international itineraries.
  • Resolve travel related problems that client may experience with travel arrangements.
  • Utilize computer reservation and global distribution systems to arrange travel, preferring vendors that maximize client experience and company profits.
  • Maintain excellent client relations with prompt, accurate responses and excellent telephone and service etiquette.

Popular Employer Salaries for Corporate Travel Consultant


The biggest paychecks can be found at Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) — the median salary there is $47K.

Common Career Paths for Corporate Travel Consultant


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Corporate Travel Consultants tend not to experience significant pay changes as they move up the career ladder to roles like Corporate Travel Desk Manager. The two jobs pay about the same on average. Many Corporate Travel Consultants choose to become Travel Agents and Travel Consultants as their careers advance. However, folks in those positions report median salaries of $11K less and $7K less, respectively.

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Pay by Experience Level for Corporate Travel Consultant

Pay by Experience for a Corporate Travel Consultant has a positive trend. An entry-level Corporate Travel Consultant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 20 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Corporate Travel Consultant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 30 salaries. An experienced Corporate Travel Consultant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 78 salaries. A Corporate Travel Consultant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 118 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $45,292

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

For those looking to make money, Corporate Travel Consultants in New York enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 25 percent above the national average. Corporate Travel Consultants will also find cushy salaries in Austin (+22 percent), Chicago (+17 percent), Los Angeles (+12 percent), and Washington (+10 percent). In Portland, salaries are 16 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are St. Louis (11 percent less) and Seattle (6 percent less).

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Key Stats for Corporate Travel Consultant

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 60 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
60%

Experience Affects Corporate Travel Consultant Salaries

▲6%

National Average
$45,000

▼3%

▼3%

▼21%

Skills That Affect Corporate Travel Consultant Salaries



National Average
$45,000

Sabre
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 60 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
60%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 23%