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)

  Employment Average annual openings
  2016 estimate2026 projectionPercent change Labor force exitsOccupation transfersTotal
Alaska 1,0291,095 6.446 63116
United States 150,100155,800 3.86,600 9,10016,260

Job outlook

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

2019 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 21.3411.9014.07 18.4529.4934.92
Alaska 21.2513.2615.14 19.0127.1431.48
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 20.0812.8514.41 17.8226.3730.71
Fairbanks North Star Borough 18.5913.2815.62 17.7820.2027.04
Balance of State 22.6313.7115.99 21.3028.2733.01

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
1,253165 13.234.2 26.9
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation290
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation75
UI claimants previously working in occupation91
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 623
Number of job position postings 78
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 8.0

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