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Travel Agent

Travel Agents (also known as Travel Consultants or Tourism and Travel Advisors) organise travel and accommodation for clients and tourists, where duties can include providing quotes and making bookings.  The average salary of a Travel Agent is $55,474 per annum.

As a Travel Agent, you’ll assist in making travel arrangements for both business and holiday purposes, using your knowledge of destinations and products to give quality advice.

Average salary
$55,474 P/A

Source: seek.com.au (August 2016)
Min average salary
$48,356 P/A

Source: seek.com.au (August 2016)
Max average salary
$62,592 P/A

Source: seek.com.au (August 2016)
Job growth

Projection: 28% more Travel Agents employed in Australia in 2020 (compared to 2015)


Source: joboutlook.gov.au
Employment by region

The top three regions for employment as a Travel Agent are:

  • NSW: 32%
  • VIC: 29.5%
  • QLD: 15.5%

Source: joboutlook.gov.au
Key skills required
  • Good communication skills
  • Strong customer focus
  • Good organisational skills
  • Strong computer skills
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • High level of personal presentation
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Enjoy working with people
  • Strong sales focus

Source: myfuture.edu.au

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