The median annual wage for travel agents was $35,660 in May 2015.
The median wage is the wage at which half the workers in an occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $20,050, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $60,200.
These wage data include money earned from commissions.
Most travel agents work full time. Some work additional hours during peak travel times or when they must accommodate customers' schedule changes and last-minute needs.
Median annual wages, May 2015
Sales representatives, services
Total, all occupations
Note: All Occupations includes all occupations in the U.S. Economy. Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics