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Travel and Tourism



  • Holiday resort representatives may earn from around £12,000 to £16,000 or more with experience.. Food and accommodation may be included and commission for selling trips etc.
  • Theme park/fairground workers may start on the National Minimum Wage. Accommodation may be provided.
  • Tour managers may earn from around £15,000, rising to around £20,000 a year with experience. Commission and tips can increase earnings and accommodation and food is usually included in tours.
  • Tourist guides are usually self employed - there are recommended rates for guides working in/out of London.
  • Tourist information centre assistants may earn from around £16,000 to around £20,000.
  • Travel agents may earn around £13,000 to up to around £25,000 with experience. Travel agency managers may earn £30,000 or more.
  • Air cabin crew may earn from around £12,000 to £25,000 a year, as senior cabin crew.
  • Coach drivers may earn from around £12,000 when training. Experienced coach drivers may earn up to £20,000 or more for specialist tour coach drivers.
  • Passenger check in officers may earn from around £12,000 to £20,000 a year with experience.

Salary figures (Nov 2011) are taken from the Next Step website, and are for guidance only because pay can depend on various factors, including location, qualifications and experience.