Average Travel Consultant with Travel Planning Skills Salary

$40,702
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,500
Bonus
$6,000
Commission
$990
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Travel Consultant with Travel Planning skills is $40,702.
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$32k
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$55k
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MEDIAN $40,702
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Salary
$32k - $55k
Bonus
$206 - $8k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $5k
Commission
$2k - $15k
Total Pay
$29k - $55k

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Job Description for Travel Consultant

Travel Consultant Tasks
  • Work with airline and hotel services to find best rates for customers.
  • Stay apprised of current airline industry rules and regulations and inform clients of changes that may affect them when traveling.
  • Maintain client loyalty program accounts and ensure proper point redemption procedures are followed.
  • Build and maintain relationships with clients to create convenient and affordable travel plans.

Popular Employer Salaries for Travel Consultant

The top respondents for the job title Travel Consultant are from the companies American Express Co. (AMEX), BCD Travels and BCD Travels. Reported salaries are highest at BCD Travels where the average pay is $49,594. American Express Co. (AMEX) pays the lowest at around $43,500.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Travel Consultant. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Travel Consultant
Travel Agent
Corporate Travel Consultant
Travel Coordinator
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Travel Consultant

Skills in Customer Service, Sabre, Sales and English Language are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Travel Administration.

Pay by Experience Level for Travel Consultant

An entry-level Travel Consultant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $35,054 based on 29 salaries. An early career Travel Consultant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $39,033 based on 60 salaries. A mid-career Travel Consultant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $39,598 based on 37 salaries. An experienced Travel Consultant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $42,637 based on 57 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $44,477.
Employees with Travel Consultant in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 16.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (10.6% more) and Chicago, Illinois (9.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Boston, Massachusetts (11.3% less) and New York, New York (2.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 271 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.7%
Early Career
22.1%
Mid Career
13.7%
Experienced
21.0%
Late Career
32.5%