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Travel: Career and Education Opportunities in Colorado

Travel: Travel Agents help consumers find the right packages that fit their business and pleasure travel needs. With expert knowledge of destinations, hotels, services and travel possibilities, they guide customers to the appropriate travel packages.

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Colorado has a population of 5,024,748, which has grown by 16.82% over the past 10 years. Nicknamed the "Centennial State," Colorado's capital and most populous city is Denver. In 2008, there were a total of 3,285,413 jobs in Colorado. The average annual income was $43,021 in 2008, up from $42,449 the preceding year. The unemployment rate in Colorado was 7.7% in 2009, which has grown by 2.8% since the previous year. Approximately 32.7% of Colorado residents have college degrees, which is higher than the national average.

The top industries in Colorado include professional equipment merchant wholesalers, computer peripheral equipment merchant wholesalers, and repair. Notable tourist destinations include the Fine and Dandy Gourmet Baskets & Gifts, the Denver City & County Government, and the Friends of Historic FT Logan.

CITIES WITH Travel OPPORTUNITIES IN Colorado


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Everest University
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CAREERS WITHIN Travel

Travel Agent

Travel Agents plan and sell transportation and accommodations for travel agency customers. Travel Agents need to look for ways to help others. They also need to listen well to others and take in their information and issues.