Travel arrangements & reservation services

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Workforce

216k

2016 BLS Estimate

Average Employee Age

43.9

Estimated Job Growth

-1%

10-Year Projection

Average Salary

$56,492

Average Male Salary

$74,231

Average Female Salary

$45,434

About

The top three occupations in the Travel arrangements & reservation services Industry Group are Travel agents, Miscellaneous managers, Customer service representatives, Sales representatives, services, all other, and Reservation & transportation ticket agents & travel clerks. On average, full-time employees in the Travel arrangements & reservation services Industry Group work 43.4 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $62,797. Part-time employees in the same industry work 22.5 hours and earn an average annual salary of $23,083.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Travel arrangements & reservation services Industry Group are Disney-International Drive Region PUMA, FL, Winter Garden, Ocoee Cities & Oakland Town PUMA, FL, and Redmond, Kirkland Cities, Inglewood & Finn Hill PUMA, WA. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is Travel arrangements & reservation services.

Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the Travel arrangements & reservation services Industry Group. Travel agents are the most common position, but the Travel arrangements & reservation services Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Travel agents, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in Travel arrangements & reservation services goes to Chief executives & legislators.

Occupations

Occupations by Share

216k

Workforce (BLS Estimate)

ACS Estimate: 274k

-4.25%

1 Year Growth

± 6.84%

The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that there were 216k people employed in the Travel arrangements & reservation services Industry Group in 2016.

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the Travel arrangements & reservation services Industry Group has been declining at a rate of -4.25%, , from 287k people in 2016 to 274k people in 2017.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in Travel arrangements & reservation services by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Travel agents represent the largest share of positions held in Travel arrangements & reservation services at 18.5%, followed by Miscellaneous managers with 13.7% and Customer service representatives with 7.94%.

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Most Common

The most common occupations in the Travel arrangements & reservation services Industry Group, by number of employees, are Travel agents, Miscellaneous managers, Customer service representatives, Sales representatives, services, all other, and Reservation & transportation ticket agents & travel clerks.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other Industry Groups, Travel arrangements & reservation services employs an unusually high number of Travel agents, Reservation & transportation ticket agents & travel clerks, and Tour & travel guides.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in Travel arrangements & reservation services, by average wage, are Chief executives & legislators, Lodging managers, and Software developers, applications & systems software.

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Wages

Average Salary

$56,492

AVERAGE WAGE

± $2,933

On average, employees in the Travel arrangements & reservation services Industry Group make $56,492 per year. This number makes Travel arrangements & reservation services the 103 highest paying Industry Group in the United States out of a total of 266 Industry Groups.

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Wage by Location

HIGHEST PAYING PUBLIC USE MICRODATA AREA

This map shows which public use microdata areas (PUMAs) pay the highest average salary to employees in the Travel arrangements & reservation services Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.458

WAGE GINI

Travel arrangements & reservation services has a wage GINI of 0.458, which is less than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Travel arrangements & reservation services (shown in red) in comparison to the national average for those wage buckets (shown in gray).

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Opportunities

Spatial Concentration

This map shows the PUMAs in the United States that have revealed comparative advantage in the Travel arrangements & reservation services Industry Group.

These are locations that employ more people in the Travel arrangements & reservation services Industry Group than expected given both the size of that location's overall labor pool and the national size of the Travel arrangements & reservation services Industry Group.

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Diversity

Demographic information on the Travel arrangements & reservation services Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn more than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $74,231 and $45,434. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Gender Composition

169k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

±10.1k

105k

MALE WORKFORCE

±7.97k

61.6% of workers in the Travel arrangements & reservation services Industry Group are Female, making them the more common gender in the workforce. This chart shows the gender breakdown of the Travel arrangements & reservation services Industry Group.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$74,231

AVERAGE MALE SALARY

±$6,554

$45,434

AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY

±$2,199

On average, Male workers in the Travel arrangements & reservation services Industry Group make 1.63 times more than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in the Travel arrangements & reservation services Industry Group.

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Wage by Race & Ethnicity in Common Jobs

RACE OR ETHNICITY WITH THE HIGHEST AVERAGE SALARY

  1. Two or More Races

  2. Asian

  3. White

On average, Two or More Races employees in the Travel arrangements & reservation services Industry Group earn 1.13 times more than other races and ethnicities. This chart shows the race and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in the Travel arrangements & reservation services Industry Group.

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Input/Output

Estimates of the sources of the costs and the purchasers of the products in the Travel arrangements & reservation services Industry Group. Based on estimates from the Bureau of Economic Analysis, this section indicates the amount of money spent by a specific industry in other industries. Professional and business services has the highest single input, by dollars, to the Travel arrangements & reservation services Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the Travel arrangements & reservation services Industry Group is Professional and business services.

In this visualization, click on a category to expand or collapse it. All of the industries listed to the left are those places from which the highlighted industry has made purchases. They are the intermediate inputs to the highlighted industry. All those industries listed on the right side are those industries that have made purchases from the highlighted industry. They are the use of outputs of the highlighted industry. The visualizations below offer alternative ways to see and understand this data.

Industrial Flow

The closest comparable data for Travel arrangements & reservation services is from Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services.

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Intermediate Inputs

The Travel arrangements & reservation services Industry Group gets the most input, by its share of the cost of all intermediate inputs, from the Professional and business services Industry. This visualization does not include labor and capital costs.

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Use of Output by Other Industries

The Professional and business services Industry purchases the greatest share of products and services from the Travel arrangements & reservation services Industry Group in order to produce other goods and services. Purchases of the Travel arrangements & reservation services Industry Group for final consumption by consumers, businesses, or government are not included here.

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Projections

Growth projections of the Travel arrangements & reservation services Industry Group, both by number of employees and output, from the Bureau of Labor and Statistics. The national workforce is projected to grow 8.13% in the next ten years. The Travel arrangements & reservation services Industry Group has a lower projected workforce growth at -1%. Its projected 10-year growth in output (2.1%) is lower than the projected national growth in output (24.6%).

Job Growth

-1%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

8.13%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in the number of jobs for the Travel arrangements & reservation services Industry Group, which is lower than the national average of 8.13%.

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Output Growth

2.1%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

24.6%

NATIONAL AVERAGE

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in output of the Travel arrangements & reservation services Industry Group, which is lower than the national average of 24.6%

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