Demographic information on Travel agents in the US. The average age of male Travel agents in the workforce is 49.8 and of female Travel agents is 50.9, and the most common race/ethnicity for Travel agents is White.
Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Travel agents from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Travel agents need many skills, but most especially Service Orientation, Active Listening, and Critical Thinking. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Travel agents need more than the average amount of Service Orientation, Management of Financial Resources, and Negotiation.
Projections on wages and job growth for Travel agents from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ten-year national workforce is projected to grow 7.4%, but Travel agents are expected to see a growth of -11.7% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow slower than the national average.