Plan and sell transportation and accommodations for customers. Determine destination, modes of transportation, travel dates, costs, and accommodations required. May also describe, plan, and arrange itineraries and sell tour packages. May assist in resolving clients' travel problems.
According to the US Department of Labor, there are 46,200 people employed as travel agents in the United States. The median annual salary is $43,810. Entry level employees earn approximately $28,280 per year and senior employees earn approximately $74,220 per year.
Estimates do not include other potential benefits such as health insurance, overtime pay, or retirement benefits that may be offered by employers.