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Travel: Career and Education Opportunities in Oregon

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.

Oregon
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Oregon has a population of 3,825,657, which has grown by 11.82% in the last 10 years. Nicknamed the "Beaver State," its capital is Salem, though its biggest city is Portland. In 2008, there were a total of 2,339,488 jobs in Oregon. The average annual income was $36,365 in 2008, up from $35,737 the previous year. The unemployment rate in Oregon was 11.1% in 2009, which has grown by 4.6% since the previous year. About 25.1% of Oregon residents have college degrees, which is higher than the national average.

The top industries in Oregon include wood product manufacturing, lumber construction materials merchant wholesalers, and lumber, plywood, millwork, and wood panel merchant wholesalers. Notable tourist attractions include the Children's Museum 2nd Generation, the 3D Center of Art & Photography, and the Northwest Film Center.

CITIES WITH Travel OPPORTUNITIES IN Oregon


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CAREERS WITHIN Travel

Rental Counter Clerk

Rental Counter Clerks receive orders for repairs, rentals, and services. Rental Counter Clerks need to listen well to others and take in their information and issues. They also need to read and understand what has been read.
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.