Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Travel Agent is $16.19
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 $13.63 based on 42 salaries. An early career Travel Agent with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.34 based on 199 salaries. A mid-career Travel …Read more
What Do Travel Agents Do?
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.
One of the main tools at a travel agent's disposal is permissions …Read more
- 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.