$36,535
Avg. Salary
$15.18
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,514

Bonus

$1,179

Profit Sharing

$4,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Travel Agent is $15.18 per hour.

The average pay for a Travel Agent is $36,535 per year.

$10.76
10%
$15.18
50%
$22.30
90%
MEDIAN $15.18
$25k
10%
$37k
50%
$56k
90%
MEDIAN $36,535
$24,783 - $55,851
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$37K
$56K
MEDIAN: $36,535
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$10.76 - $22.30
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$0$55K
Salary $24,783 - $55,851
Bonus $199 - $13,808
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $14,795
Commission $0.00 - $19,933
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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$24,363 - $53,594
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 539
Hourly Data $0$34
Hourly Rate $10.76 - $22.30
Hourly Tips $0.82
Overtime $11.74 - $34.05
Annual Data $0$53K
Bonus $199 - $13,808
Commission $0.00 - $19,933
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $14,795
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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$24,363 - $53,594
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 499

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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Popular Skills for Travel Agent

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 $32,000 based on 246 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 $34,000 based on 103 salaries. An experienced Travel Agent which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 143 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 $41,000 based on 162 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

27%

18%

16%

12%

National Average: $35,481

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

Travel Agent Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Travel Agent?

Travel Agent in San Francisco:
"Perks."
401k. Year end bonus. Health insurance.

Travel Agent in Knoxville:
"Excellent company."
Pros: Work from home.
Cons: Some duplicate accounting procedures.

Travel Agent in Miami:
"Perjs of a Travel Agent."
Pros: The ability to work with the best team in the industry and be happy tongo to work every morning because you love your job.
Cons: There is really nothing bad about my job. Sometimes it gets slow but ita part of it.

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Key Stats for Travel Agent

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 140 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
31%

Experience Affects Travel Agent Salaries

▲16%

▲2%

National Average
$35,000

▼3%

▼9%

Skills That Affect Travel Agent Salaries

National Average
$35,000



▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 140 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 61%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
vision benefits
Vision: 39%
no benefits
None: 37%