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Corporate Travel Consultant

A Corporate Travel Consultant is a person who helps staff and companies make the best available travel arrangements. They are responsible for booking flights and finding corporate deals. The may also be responsible for maintaining relationships with external sponsors who offer deals on corporate travel.


Average wage for

Employment Levels

Around 23,900 people are currently employed as Corporate Travel Consultants in Australia. This is set to increase slightly to 27,700 people by 2019, according to the Department of Employment.

Employment by State

36% of all Corporate Travel Consultants are employed in NSW. The area with the lowest number of Corporate Travel Consultants is ACT, with only 0.3%.

Gender Split

This is a very female dominated industry with 20.5% of Corporate Travel Consultants being male and 79.5% female.

Age Brackets

The most popular age for people working as Corporate Travel Consultants is 25-34 years old, with 31.9%. A small percentage (6.4%) of people get into this career path older, aged 60-64. There is also a number of people who enjoy a career as Corporate Travel Consultants, with 13.1% aged 45-54.

Hours Worked

Corporate Travel Consultants work an average of 41 hours a week which is 0.1 hours higher than the average for all occupations.

Education Level

The majority of Corporate Travel Consultants have a Advanced Diploma/Diploma qualification (28.3%) or are at a Certificate III/IV level (20.2%). 75.7% of people have a Cert III or higher, whilst 24.3% have a qualification which is Year 12 or lower.

Corporate Travel Consultant Duties & Tasks

  • Determining clients' requirements for travel, accommodation and special interests
  • Suggesting itineraries based on available travel routes and cost, availability and convenience of transport
  • Making and confirming travel and accommodation reservations and informing clients of bus, plane, ship and train connections
  • Notifying clients of travel dates, baggage limits, and medical and visa requirements
  • Providing information on tourist attractions and tour availability, and procedures for dealing with lost and stolen documents
  • Assisting with travel clearances
  • Collecting payments and issuing clients' itineraries, relevant documentation, tickets for travel and vouchers for accommodation
  • Providing information on travel insurance, relevant government regulations such as customs regulations, and use of credit cards and traveller's cheques
  • Answering inquiries from tourists and offering suggestions about tours, travel routes, accommodation and local customs
  • Providing literature and information on local and interstate tours and places of interest
  • Discussing transport availability and cost
  • May work in a call centre



*The information provided on this page is from the Department of Employment’s Job Outlook website. All salary ranges are from Payscale. Where jobs are not exact matches, job areas have been used. This information is to be used as a guide only.