Travel Agents

3.6/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
60%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
5.4%
by 2030
WAGES
$42,350
or $20.36 hourly
VOLUME
55,180
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 60% (Robots are watching)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Social Perceptiveness
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Originality
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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 'Travel Agents' job openings is expected to rise 5.4% by 2030
'Travel Agents' is expected to be a slow 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 'Travel Agents' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Travel Agents' was $42,350, or $20.36 hourly
'Travel Agents' are paid 1.0% higher 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 55,180 people employed as Travel Agents.
This represents around 0.04% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

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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