Occupational Employment Statistics


DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA

41-3041 Travel Agents



Plan and sell transportation and accommodations for travel agency 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.

Geography EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Northwest Minnesota  6$18.39/hr$12.47/hr$14.38/hr$19.46/hr$22.24/hr$24.03/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Trade, Transportation and UtilitiesN/AN/A
Professional and Business Services1,060$22.18/hr
Leisure and HospitalityN/AN/A
 
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Central Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Minnesota N/A$19.46/hr-4.5%
Southwest Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA N/AN/AN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA N/A$17.73/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/A$22.60/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Balance of State 10$16.39/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 20$22.25/hr0.0%
Northwest Balance of State 30$20.23/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 90$18.10/hrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 970$22.44/hr-14.9%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 990$22.34/hrN/A
Minnesota 1,060$22.17/hr-12.0%


Occupations EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Order Clerks 2,550$16.88/hr-4.4%
Insurance Sales Agents 8,090$29.13/hr9.0%
Concierges 540$16.51/hr11.1%
Cargo and Freight Agents 1,610$23.73/hr6.0%
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents 9,240$41.58/hr4.0%
Customer Service Representatives 60,340$19.02/hr0.7%
Advertising Sales Agents 2,500$22.82/hr-4.5%
Brokerage Clerks 2,050$24.24/hr1.6%
Door-to-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers N/AN/AN/A
Insurance Underwriters 1,750$35.09/hr-8.4%


  • Converse with customer to determine destination, mode of transportation, travel dates, financial considerations, and accommodations required.
  • Record and maintain information on clients, vendors, and travel packages.
  • Book transportation and hotel reservations, using computer terminal or telephone.
  • Compute cost of travel and accommodations, using calculator, computer, carrier tariff books, and hotel rate books, or quote package tour's costs.
  • Collect payment for transportation and accommodations from customer.
  • Print or request transportation carrier tickets, using computer printer system or system link to travel carrier.
  • Book transportation and hotel reservations, using computer terminal or telephone.
  • Plan, describe, arrange, and sell itinerary tour packages and promotional travel incentives offered by various travel carriers.
  • Plan, describe, arrange, and sell itinerary tour packages and promotional travel incentives offered by various travel carriers.
  • Provide customer with brochures and publications containing travel information, such as local customs, points of interest, or foreign country regulations.