Career Outlook for Travel Agents

Also known as:  Auto Travel Counselor, Certified Corporate Travel Executive, Certified Travel Counselor, Corporate Travel Expert, Travel Agent, Travel Consultant, Travel Counselor, Travel Service Consultant
The overall job outlook for Travel Agent careers has been negative since 2004. Vacancies for this career have decreased by 21.64 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 3.61 percent per year. Demand for Travel Agents is expected to go up, with an expected 33,180 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 5.85 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Travel Agents in the following states
California 8,920
Florida 7,380
New York 6,270
Texas 5,260
Illinois 4,450
Pennsylvania 3,060
New Jersey 2,710
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Travel Agents
Guam 60
Mississippi 90
Wyoming 100
New Mexico 130
West Virginia 140
Vermont 140
Arkansas 150