Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks (43-4181)

Occupation description:  Make and confirm reservations for transportation or lodging, or sell transportation tickets. May check baggage and direct passengers to designated concourse, pier, or track; deliver tickets, contact individuals and groups to inform them of package tours; or provide tourists with travel or transportation information. Excludes Travel Agents (41-3041), Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks (43-4081), and Cashiers (41-2011) who sell tickets for local transportation.

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Employment and Job Openings   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 9451,032 9.29 1221
United States 140,800138,800 -1.40 1,7701,770

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with high employment opportunities. Read more.

2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 18.2910.3112.42 16.9424.7528.49
Alaska 17.9412.3613.83 16.5720.8926.85
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 16.3912.5213.36 14.7618.6623.82
Southeast Region 17.7312.7813.88 16.0520.5726.52
Balance of State 19.059.7615.08 17.7722.6529.09

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
1,231158 12.836.2 28.9
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation250
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation79
UI claimants previously working in occupation88
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 594
Number of job position postings 89
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 6.7

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: High school diploma or equivalent Work experience: None On-the-job training: Short-term on-the-job training