Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks

4.4/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
58%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
12.9%
by 2030
WAGES
$39,430
or $18.96 hourly
VOLUME
110,020
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 58% (Robots are watching)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Assisting and Caring for Others
Social Perceptiveness
Persuasion
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What do you think the risk of automation is?

How likely do you think this occupation will be taken over by robots/AI within the next 20 years?

How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks' job openings is expected to rise 12.9% by 2030
'Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks' is expected to be a very fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

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

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks' was $39,430, or $18.96 hourly
'Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks' are paid 6.0% lower than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 110,020 people employed as Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks.
This represents around 0.08% of the employed workforce across the United States.

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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