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Travel Agent Average Salary in Sweden 2020

How much money does a Travel Agent make in Sweden?


Average Monthly Salary
29,200 SEK
( 351,000 SEK yearly)

LOW
14,900
SEK
AVERAGE
29,200
SEK
HIGH
45,000
SEK

A person working as a Travel Agent in Sweden typically earns around 29,200 SEK per month. Salaries range from 14,900 SEK (lowest) to 45,000 SEK (highest).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Travel Agent salaries vary drastically based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find a detailed breakdown based on many different criteria.

Travel Agent Salary Distribution in Sweden

Median and salary distribution monthly Sweden Travel Agent
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The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    Travel Agent salaries in Sweden range from 14,900 SEK per month (minimum salary) to 45,000 SEK per month (maximum salary).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 28,600 SEK per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Travel Agent(s) are earning less than 28,600 SEK while the other half are earning more than 28,600 SEK. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.

  • Percentiles

    Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of Travel Agent(s) are earning less than 19,600 SEK while 75% of them are earning more than 19,600 SEK. Also from the diagram, 75% of Travel Agent(s) are earning less than 36,100 SEK while 25% are earning more than 36,100 SEK.


What is the difference between the median and the average salary?

Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plenty of room for improvement. If your wage is between the average and the median, then things can be a bit complicated. We wrote a guide to explain all about the different scenarios. How to compare your salary

Travel Agent Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

How does experience and age affect your pay?

Salary comparison by years of experience monthly Sweden Travel Agent
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The experience level is the most important factor in determining the salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher your wage. We broke down Travel Agent salaries by experience level and this is what we found.

A Travel Agent with less than two years of experience makes approximately 16,700 SEK per month.

While someone with an experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 21,800 SEK per month, 31% more than someone with less than two year's experience.

Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 30,600 SEK per month, 40% more than someone with two to five years of experience.

On average, a person's salary doubles their starting salary by the time they cross the 10 years* experience mark.
* Based on the average change in salary over time. Salary variations differ from person to person.

Additionally, Travel Agent(s) whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 36,700 SEK per month, 20% more than someone with five to ten years of experience.

If the experience level is between fifteen and twenty years, then the expected wage is 39,900 SEK per month, 9% more than someone with ten to fifteen years of experience.

Lastly, employees with more than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 43,000 SEK per month, 8% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.


Travel Agent average salary change by experience in Sweden

0 - 2 Years
16,700 SEK
2 - 5 Years+31%
21,800 SEK
5 - 10 Years+40%
30,600 SEK
10 - 15 Years+20%
36,700 SEK
15 - 20 Years+9%
39,900 SEK
20+ Years+8%
43,000 SEK
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Typical Salary Progress for Most Careers

Salary Comparison By Experience Level
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Travel Agent Salary Comparison By Education

How do education levels affect salaries?

Displayed below is the average salary difference between different Travel Agent(s) who have the same experience but different education levels.

Salary comparison by education level monthly Sweden Travel Agent
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We all know that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add to your income? We broke down Travel Agent salaries by education level in order to make a comparison.

When the education level is High School, the average salary of a Travel Agent is 19,100 SEK per month.

While someone with a Certificate or Diploma gets a salary of 28,100 SEK per month, 47% more than someone having a High School degree.

A Bachelor's Degree gets its holder an average salary of 43,200 SEK per month, 53% more than someone with a Certificate or Diploma.


Travel Agent average salary difference by education level in Sweden

High School
19,100 SEK
Certificate or Diploma+47%
28,100 SEK
Bachelor's Degree+53%
43,200 SEK
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Typical Salary Difference by Education for Most Careers

Salary Comparison By Education Level
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Travel Agent Salary Comparison By Gender

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Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality, it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male Travel Agent employees in Sweden earn 5% less than their female counterparts on average.

Male
28,500 SEK
Female+5%
29,900 SEK
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Sweden for all Careers

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Travel Agent Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Sweden

How much are annual salary increments in Sweden for Travel Agent(s)? How often do employees get salary raises?

Travel Agent

Travel Agent(s) in Sweden are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 10% every 17 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 8% granted to employees every 16 months.

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The figures provided here are averages of numbers. Those figures should be taken as general guidelines. Salary increments will vary from person to person and depend on many factors, but your performance and contribution to the success of the organization remain the most important factors in determining how much and how often you will be granted a raise.

Sweden / All Professions

The term 'Annual Salary Increase' usually refers to the increase in 12 calendar month period, but because it is rarely that people get their salaries reviewed exactly on the one year mark, it is more meaningful to know the frequency and the rate at the time of the increase.

How to calculate the salary increment percentage?

The annual salary Increase in a calendar year (12 months) can be easily calculated as follows: Annual Salary Increase = Increase Rate x 12 ÷ Increase Frequency

The average salary increase in one year (12 months) in Sweden is 6%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2019

Banking
2%
Energy
4%
Information Technology
6%
Healthcare
8%
Travel
1%
Construction
3%
Education
5%

Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Sweden for the year 2019. Companies within thriving industries tend to provide higher and more frequent raises. Exceptions do exist, but generally speaking, the situation of any company is closely related to the economic situation in the country or region. These figures tend to change frequently.


Worldwide Salary Raises: All Countries and All Jobs

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Travel Agent Bonus and Incentive Rates in Sweden

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Sweden Travel Agent
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A Travel Agent is considered to be a moderate bonus-based job due to the generally limited involvement in direct revenue generation, with exceptions of course. The people who get the highest bonuses are usually somehow involved in the revenue generation cycle.

45% of surveyed staff reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 55% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.

Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 3% to 6% of their annual salary.

Received Bonus
55%
No Bonus
45%

Types of Bonuses Considered

Individual Performance-Based Bonuses

The most standard form of bonus where the employee is awarded based on their exceptional performance.

Company Performance Bonuses

Occasionally, some companies like to celebrate excess earnings and profits with their staff collectively in the form of bonuses that are granted to everyone. The amount of the bonus will probably be different from person to person depending on their role within the organization.

Goal-Based Bonuses

Granted upon achieving an important goal or milestone.

Holiday / End of Year Bonuses

These types of bonuses are given without a reason and usually resemble an appreciation token.

Bonuses Are Not Commissions!

People tend to confuse bonuses with commissions. A commission is a prefixed rate at which someone gets paid for items sold or deals completed while a bonus is in most cases arbitrary and unplanned.


What makes a position worthy of good bonuses and a high salary?

The main two types of jobs

Revenue GeneratorsSupporting Cast

Employees that are directly involved in generating revenue or profit for the organization. Their field of expertise usually matches the type of business.

Employees that support and facilitate the work of revenue generators. Their expertise is usually different from that of the core business operations.

Example:
A graphics designer working for a graphics designing company.

Example:
A graphic designer in the marketing department of a hospital.


Revenue generators usually get more and higher bonuses, higher salaries, and more frequent salary increments. The reason is quite simple: it is easier to quantify your value to the company in monetary terms when you participate in revenue generation.

Try to work for companies where your skills can generate revenue. We can't all generate revenue and that's perfectly fine.

Bonus Comparison by Seniority Level

Top management personnel and senior employees naturally exhibit higher bonus rates and frequencies than juniors. This is very predictable due to the inherent responsibilities of being higher in the hierarchy. People in top positions can easily get double or triple bonus rates than employees down the pyramid.

Travel Agent Average Hourly Wage in Sweden


170 SEK per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Sweden is 170 SEK. This means that the average Travel Agent in Sweden earns approximately 170 SEK for every worked hour.


Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one worked hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and the annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximations and are considered to be the standard. One major difference between salaried employees and hourly paid employees is overtime eligibility. Salaried employees are usually exempt from overtime as opposed to hourly paid staff.

Travel Agent VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Travel Agent and Food / Hospitality / Tourism / Catering monthly Sweden
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The average salary for Travel Agent is 4% less than that of Food / Hospitality / Tourism / Catering. Also, Food / Hospitality / Tourism / Catering salaries are 32% less than those of All Jobs.

Salary comparison with similar jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
All Rounder19,500 SEK-33%
Assistant Executive Housekeeper14,700 SEK-50%
Assistant Food and Beverage Director62,500 SEK+110%
Assistant Hospitality Manager66,700 SEK+130%
Assistant Storekeeper12,500 SEK-57%
Assistant Tour Manager29,300 SEK+0%
Baker and Pastrycook15,500 SEK-47%
Bakery Manager33,400 SEK+14%
Bakery Superintendent22,400 SEK-23%
Banquet Manager24,000 SEK-18%
Banquet Server14,700 SEK-50%
Bar Attendant15,200 SEK-48%
Bar Manager31,400 SEK+7%
Bar Supervisor21,900 SEK-25%
Barista18,800 SEK-36%
Bartender18,100 SEK-38%
Bellman15,100 SEK-48%
Beverage Manager37,300 SEK+28%
Bistro Attendant16,200 SEK-45%
Buffet Chef27,100 SEK-7%
Buffet Host15,300 SEK-48%
Buffet Manager34,400 SEK+18%
Butcher and Slaughterer13,000 SEK-56%
Cafeteria Manager29,900 SEK+2%
Cake Decorator16,800 SEK-43%
Casino Shift Manager49,900 SEK+71%
Chain Store Customer Support24,900 SEK-15%
Chef27,900 SEK-5%
Club Manager55,100 SEK+89%
Cluster Director66,600 SEK+130%
Cluster Revenue Manager52,600 SEK+80%
Cocktail Server15,400 SEK-47%
Coffee Shop Manager50,900 SEK+74%
Concierge14,500 SEK-50%
Confectionery Baker18,200 SEK-38%
Conference Services Manager33,400 SEK+14%
Cook25,300 SEK-13%
Corporate Sous Chef43,100 SEK+47%
Corporate Travel Consultant42,400 SEK+45%
Croupier19,300 SEK-34%
Culinary Assistant12,900 SEK-56%
Culinary Associate13,000 SEK-56%
Dietary Aide29,100 SEK-0%
Dining Room Supervisor27,500 SEK-6%
Dishwasher12,400 SEK-58%
Duty Manager33,600 SEK+15%
Events Coordinator22,900 SEK-22%
Executive Chef32,900 SEK+13%
Executive Pastry Chef26,600 SEK-9%
Fast Food Cook24,100 SEK-18%
Fast Food Shift Supervisor24,700 SEK-15%
Fine Dining Cook43,000 SEK+47%
Fine Dining Restaurant Chef41,500 SEK+42%
Fleet Manager71,300 SEK+140%
Food and Beverage Manager57,700 SEK+97%
Food Consultant43,300 SEK+48%
Food Safety Coordinator32,300 SEK+11%
Food Server14,100 SEK-52%
Food Service Director53,500 SEK+83%
Food Service Manager62,800 SEK+110%
Food Service Sales34,900 SEK+19%
Food Service Worker14,000 SEK-52%
Front Desk Agent18,000 SEK-38%
Front Office Manager32,600 SEK+12%
Guest Service Executive50,800 SEK+74%
Guest Service Representative19,300 SEK-34%
Head Concierge22,500 SEK-23%
Hospitality Director89,000 SEK+200%
Hostess / Host16,900 SEK-42%
Hotel Desk Clerk17,800 SEK-39%
Hotel Maid12,900 SEK-56%
Hotel Manager83,600 SEK+190%
Hotel Sales Manager62,900 SEK+120%
Hotel Service Supervisor47,400 SEK+62%
Hotel Staff16,300 SEK-44%
Inventory Coordinator18,000 SEK-38%
Kitchen Manager29,100 SEK-0%
Kitchen Staff16,100 SEK-45%
Kitchen Supervisor26,300 SEK-10%
Line Cook27,400 SEK-6%
Luggage Porter12,000 SEK-59%
Motel Manager48,700 SEK+67%
Pastrycooking and Baking Assistant16,700 SEK-43%
Production Operator23,800 SEK-19%
Quality, Health and Safety Coordinator26,400 SEK-10%
Receptionist17,600 SEK-40%
Regional Restaurant Manager69,800 SEK+140%
Restaurant Manager54,300 SEK+86%
Room Reservations Manager54,200 SEK+85%
Room Service Manager51,900 SEK+78%
Sous Chef31,800 SEK+9%
Supervisor of Food Services38,600 SEK+32%
Tour Consultant41,100 SEK+41%
Travel Agent29,200 SEK-0%
Travel Consultant43,700 SEK+50%
Waiter / Waitress14,700 SEK-50%

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Goteborg29,200 SEK
Malmo26,700 SEK
Stockholm31,200 SEK

Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the government? Public sector employees in Sweden earn 5% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.

Private Sector
44,000 SEK
Public Sector+5%
46,100 SEK
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

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