Adventure, exploration, and passion… In the booming travel industry, it’s all part of the job!
In Saddleback’s cutting-edge Travel and Tourism program, students get the hands-on skills to launch careers working for major tourist areas and resorts. Grads also go on to promote and plan all kinds of travel like cruises and flights, as well as work in ticketing and reservations.
$30,850 - $114,110
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Yes! Travel and tourism professionals are going places. Here are a few of the many careers and their average salaries.
Travel Agent - $45,320
Ticket Agent / Travel Clerk - $36,640
Tour / Travel Guide - $30,850
Meeting, Convention, & Event Planner - $59,250
Concierge - $34,700
Receptionists and Information Clerk - $31,470
General Operations Manager (w/ further education) - $114,110
Saddleback College’s Travel and Tourism department offers one associate degree and one certificate of achievement.
For more information about these programs, you can also visit the main Saddleback website’s Travel and Tourism page.
Marriott International * Greyhound * Fairmont Grand Del Mar * Wyndham Destinations * Viejas Casino & Resort * Grand Pacific Resorts * Caesars Entertainment * And Many More! *
Saddleback College is proud to be Orange County’s premier provider of low-cost career education. See the 2019 Cost of Education Statement for the most recent information on cost of attendance.
For financial aid, visit the Student Financial Assistance & Scholarship Office online, for details on financial assistance sources, including grants, loans, scholarships, work-study opportunities, and more!