Travel and Tourism Hiring Swell Leaves Some Disappointed
More than other industries, jobs in travel and tourism cover the spectrum from low-wage jobs to triple figure salaries, but the U.S. Travel Association determined that the average job nets a middle-class salary, so growth in the sector is still quite encouraging.
Excerpt from LA Times
Hiring for travel and tourism jobs has surged so much in the last few years that the industry has recovered 92% of the positions lost during the recession while the rest of the economy has only recovered 77%.
But some economists dismiss the swell in hiring, arguing that many travel and tourism jobs are part-time or minimum-wage positions, such as waiters.