Average Travel Agent Hourly Pay

Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)

The average hourly pay for a Travel Agent is $16.66

Hourly Rate
$12 - $24
$402 - $9k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $9k
$49 - $15k
Total Pay
$26k - $57k
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What Do Travel Agents Do?

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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How do Travel Agents Rate Their Jobs?

3.8 out of 5
Highly Satisfied
Based on 62 responses, the job of Travel Agent has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.75 out of 5. On average, Travel Agents are highly satisfied with their job.

FAQs About Travel Agents

What is the highest pay for Travel Agents?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Travel Agent is $24.23 / hour

What is the lowest pay for Travel Agents?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Travel Agent is $11.85 / hour

How can Travel Agents increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Travel Agent is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Travel Agent that oversees more junior Travel Agents, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.