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Salary, Wages, Pay: Reservation & Transportation Ticket Agents & Travel Clerks




Median annual earnings of reservation and transportation ticket agents and travel clerks in May 2004 were $27,750. The middle 50 percent earned between $21,430 and $39,410. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $17,720, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $45,100. Many employers offer discounts on travel services to their employees. In May 2004, median annual earnings in the industries employing the larges number of agents were:

Scheduled air transportation $31,750
Travel arrangement and reservation services 22,370
Traveler accommodation 22,050