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Gate Agents - Wages & Trends

Wages vary by employer and area of the country. Wages also vary according to the agent's experience. Full-time agents who work hours other than day shift may receive extra pay for those shifts.

Most full-time agents receive typical benefits. These include vacation, sick leave, and health insurance. In addition, agents receive free or reduced-rate travel on their company's carriers for themselves and their immediate family.

Reservation and transportation ticket agents and travel clerks (SOC 43-4181)
Location
Pay Period
25%
Median
75%
Illinois Hourly $14.18 $20.06 $31.27
Yearly $29,491 $41,721 $65,049
    Cook County Hourly $13.95 $18.58 $31.85
Yearly $29,020 $38,656 $66,240
    Du Page County Hourly $19.73 $21.46 $23.20
Yearly $41,044 $44,634 $48,259
United States Hourly $14.07 $18.45 $29.49
Yearly $29,260 $38,380 $61,340

Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.