Average Travel Counselor Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Travel Counselor is $19.05.
MEDIAN $19.05
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Hourly Rate
$13 - $25
$250 - $9,826
Profit Sharing
$1,400 - $5,000
$1,179 - $5,139
Total Pay
$29,762 - $58,930

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Job Description for Travel Counselor

Travel Counselor Tasks
  • Make all necessary travel arrangements for the client, including researching locations and booking flights, accommodations, and car rental services.
  • Negotiate pricing on behalf of the client with hotels, airlines, travel companies, and other considerations.
  • Ensure all travel expenses remain within an established budget.
  • Offer the client detailed information about sightseeing, weather, and local customs and culture.
  • Consult clients to ascertain travel needs and expectations, then make appropriate recommendations.

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Popular Skills for Travel Counselor

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

Pay by Experience Level for Travel Counselor

An early career Travel Counselor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $17.01 based on 36 salaries. A mid-career Travel Counselor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.78 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Travel Counselor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.01 based on 37 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $21.
Employees with Travel Counselor in their job title in Phoenix, Arizona earn an average of 0.6% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (36.8% less), Boston, Massachusetts (2.9% less) and Los Angeles, California (0.3% less).

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