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Estimated employment680
Mean wage$17.86
Entry wage$12.44
10th percentile wage$11.52
50th percentile wage$16.38
90th percentile wage$27.57
 Top Employing Industries
Air Transportation19027.3%
Administrative and Support Services10014.2%
Support Activities for Transportation202.3%
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Administrative and Support Services10019.17
Air Transportation19017.88
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation16.54
Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks (43-4181)
Make and confirm reservations and sell tickets to passengers and for large hotel or motel chains. May check baggage and direct passengers to designated concourse, pier, or track; make reservations, deliver tickets, arrange for visas, contact individuals and groups to inform them of package tours, or provide tourists with travel information, such as points of interest, restaurants, rates, and emergency service. Exclude "Travel Agents" (41-3041), "Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks" (43-4081), and "Cashiers" (41-2011) who sell tickets for local transportation.
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$16.38 $19.79  -$3.41
2016$15.74+4.1%$19.02 +4.1%-$3.27
2015$15.35+2.5%$18.55 +2.5%-$3.19
2014$15.05+2%$18.18 +2%-$3.13
2013$14.75+2%$17.82 +2%-$3.07
2012$14.50+1.7%$17.52 +1.7%-$3.01
2011$14.24+1.8%$17.20 +1.8%-$2.96
2010$14.01+1.6%$16.93 +1.6%-$2.91
2009$13.75+1.9%$16.61 +1.9%-$2.86
2008$13.37+2.8%$16.16 +2.8%-$2.78
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$16.38 $22.06  -$5.68
2016$15.74+4.1%$21.36 +3.3%-$5.61
2015$15.35+2.5%$20.91 +2.1%-$5.55
2014$15.05+2%$20.46 +2.2%-$5.40
2013$14.75+2%$20.05 +2.1%-$5.29
2012$14.50+1.7%$19.70 +1.7%-$5.20
2011$14.24+1.8%$19.39 +1.6%-$5.15
2010$14.01+1.6%$19.07 +1.7%-$5.05
2009$13.75+1.9%$18.81 +1.4%-$5.06
2008$13.37+2.8%$18.33 +2.6%-$4.95

Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2017

Note: The mid-wage is the median wage. The average wage is the mean wage. The entry-level wage is equal to the average of the lower third of reported wages for the occupation. The wage range consists of the 10th and 90th percentiles; 80% of workers earn between this wage range, 10% earn less while 10% earn more.
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