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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 Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Southeast Minnesota 308$21.35/hr$14.97/hr$15.57/hr$18.89/hr$25.09/hr$31.66/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Trade, Transportation and Utilities60$30.51/hr
Professional and Business Services680$24.81/hr
Leisure and HospitalityN/AN/A
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Minnesota 10$20.02/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 10$19.87/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 20$19.37/hr4.4%
St Cloud MN MSA 20$24.27/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 20$19.47/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 30$18.89/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 30$18.89/hr-4.3%
Duluth MN-WI MSA 30$19.00/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 40$20.02/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 50$19.05/hrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 510$25.10/hr-5.3%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 530$25.10/hrN/A
Minnesota 740$25.06/hr-3.5%


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Concierges 600$19.97/hr8.5%
Order Clerks 2,040$19.53/hr-20.9%
Cargo and Freight Agents 1,000$24.57/hr6.5%
Insurance Sales Agents 8,520$32.24/hr2.6%
Customer Service Representatives 49,920$20.68/hr-4.4%
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents 7,530$40.46/hr6.7%
Advertising Sales Agents 1,690$25.35/hr-2.8%
Brokerage Clerks 1,790$24.98/hr-8.3%
Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes 90$49.83/hr28.6%
Door-to-Door Sales Workers, News and Street Vendors, and Related Workers N/A$12.12/hrN/A


  • 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 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 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.