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or $21.06 hourly
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Social Perceptiveness (69)
Assisting and Caring for Others (35)
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions (0)
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How quickly is this occupation growing?
The number of 'Travel Agents' job openings is expected to rise 19.7% by 2031
'Travel Agents' 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 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.
What are the median wages for 'Travel Agents' in the United States?
In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Travel Agents' was $43,810, or $21.06 hourly
'Travel Agents' are paid 4.3% lower than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
How many people are employed as travel agents?
As of 2021 there were 37,190 people employed as Travel Agents within the United States.
This represents around 0.03% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 3 thousand people are employed as Travel Agents.
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.
SOC Code: 41-3041.00
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