Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
71%
risk level
POLLING
67%
Based on 32 votes
LABOR DEMAND
GROWTH
7.4%
by year 2032
WAGES
$39,160
or $18.83 per hour
Volume
119,130
as of 2022
SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
3.5/10

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Automation risk

71% (High Risk)

High Risk (61-80%): Jobs in this category face a significant threat from automation, as many of their tasks can be easily automated using current or near-future technologies.

More information on what this score is, and how it is calculated is available here.

Some quite important qualities of the job are difficult to automate:

  • Assisting and Caring for Others

  • Social Perceptiveness

  • Persuasion

User poll

67% chance of full automation within the next two decades

Our visitors have voted that it's probable this occupation will be automated. This assessment is further supported by the calculated automation risk level, which estimates 71% chance of automation.

What do you think the risk of automation is?

What is the likelihood that Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?






Growth

Fast growth relative to other professions

The number of 'Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks' job openings is expected to rise 7.4% by 2032

Total employment, and estimated job openings

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031
Updated projections are due 09-2023.

Wages

Very low paid relative to other professions

In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks' was $39,160, or $18 per hour

'Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks' were paid 15.4% lower than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Volume

Greater range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2022 there were 119,130 people employed as 'Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks' within the United States.

This represents around 0.08% 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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