Make and confirm reservations for transportation or lodging, or sell transportation tickets. May check baggage and direct passengers to designated concourse, pier, or track; deliver tickets and contact individuals and groups to inform them of package tours; or provide tourists with travel or transportation information.
According to the US Department of Labor, there are 109,200 people employed as reservation and transportation ticket agents and travel clerks in the United States. The median annual salary is $39,900. Entry level employees earn approximately $29,110 per year and senior employees earn approximately $69,420 per year.
Estimates do not include other potential benefits such as health insurance, overtime pay, or retirement benefits that may be offered by employers.