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There are currently 23 000 people employed as Senior Travel Operations Coordinators in Australia. According to the Department of Employment over the next 5 years (up until the year 2018) the demand for this profession will remain consistent.
Employment by State
The majority of Senior Travel Operations Coordinators are employed within NSW. There are a higher proportion of Accountants in VIC and QLD than the average for all occupations, while the population in SA, TAS, NT and ACT is close to the national average.
This is a female dominated industry. 83.2% of Senior Travel Operations Coordinator are female and 16.8% are male.
The median age for Senior Travel Operations Coordinator is 36 years. Senior Travel Operations Coordinator are 4 years younger than the average age for all occupations.
Senior Travel Operations Coordinators work an average of 39 hours a week. This is 1.1 hours less per week than the average for all occupations.
The majority of workers employed in this profession have at least a Year 12 qualification. 38.6% of Senior Travel Operations Coordinators have a qualification that is Certificate III or higher while 34.5% have a qualification that is Year 12 or lower.
Senior Travel Operations Coordinator 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
Professional Associations & Groups
*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.