Travel Agent

Code: 41-3041.00

Also known as: Auto Travel Counselor, Beach Expert, Corporate Travel Consultant, Destination Specialist, International Travel Consultant, Tour Coordinator, Tour Counselor, Travel Agent, Travel Consultant, Travel Counselor

Description: Whether you are planning spring break, a family reunion abroad or a destination wedding, trying to book the right flight and hotel can easily become a hassle. How do you get a large group of people to the same place and make sure that everyone has comfortable accommodations? Now, that you are there, what do you do?The Travel Agent can facilitate large group excursions, by finding group deals and ensuring that all parties have a safe and fun travel experience.Like many sales related jobs, practical experience and soft skills can outweigh a college degree when hiring the right Agent. It is important for a Travel Agent to be a good conversationalist and persuasive. Travel experience to and from a variety of destinations can also assist in landing the sale.

Travel Agent

Typical wages

10% $25,230
25% $32,010
Median $42,350
75% $56,520
90% $73,360
10% $12.13
25% $15.39
Median $20.36
75% $27.17
90% $35.27

Projected employment

Estimated Employment
(2019 year)
Projected Employment
(2029 year)
Percent Change +0 %
Projected Annual Job Openings 5,700