Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks

3.8/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
71%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
7.4%
by 2031
WAGES
$39,900
or $19.18 hourly
VOLUME
100,860
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 71% (Robots are watching)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Assisting and Caring for Others
Social Perceptiveness
Persuasion
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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks' job openings is expected to rise 7.4% by 2031
'Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks' is expected to be a fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

What are the median wages for 'Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks' was $39,900, or $19.18 hourly
'Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks' are paid 12.8% lower than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as reservation and transportation ticket agents and travel clerks?

As of 2021 there were 100,860 people employed as Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks within the United States.
This represents around 0.07% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 1 thousand people are employed as Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks.

Job description

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.

SOC Code: 43-4181.00

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Comments

Rahul says
That should be automated, in next few years at least in India
Dec 08, 2020 at 01:37 AM
Shawn (No chance) says
I want to be a ticket agent for Bc Ferries. You are the person who you see first when going on your trip
Apr 13, 2019 at 06:23 PM

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