Tourism technician - Salary and Career
Technicians in tourism services and event organization

Tourism technician - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They assemble and sell packages of tourist products and services and organize social, cultural and technical-scientific events, among others. They hire services, plan events, promote and book tourism products and services, and coordinate the holding of events. They participate in various events, ceremonies and ceremonies promoted by public bodies (city halls, governments, autarchies and public bodies), private organizations and companies. They prepare, elaborate event scripts, accompany authorities and/or personalities.

How much does an Tourism technician earn

A Tourism technician earns between $1.231 and $4.243 per month, with an average monthly salary of $1.999 and a median salary of $1.755 according to an salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 662 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Tourism technician

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 1.999 23.987 500 10
1º Quartile 1.231 14.768 308 6
Median Salary 1.755 21.063 439 8
3º Quartile 3.236 38.831 809 15
Higher Salary 4.243 50.917 1.061 20

Professional job categories

  • Middle level technicians
    • medium level technicians in administrative sciences
      • middle level technicians in business operations
        • technicians in tourism services and event organization

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Main workplaces

Technicians in tourism services and event organization they work in tourism companies, travel agencies, accommodation services, cultural services, event organizers, among others, as employees, with a formal contract or as self-employed workers and even as employers. They are organized in a work team, work under supervision, in a closed environment.

What does it take to work in the field of Technicians in tourism services and event organization

The exercise of these occupations requires at least complete secondary education plus short-term professional qualification courses. Currently in the job market there is a large number of professionals with higher education, with technological graduation, in the exercise of these occupations. Fluency in foreign languages is desirable. The full performance of activities occurs after one or two years of experience.

Functions and activities of Tourism technician

Technicians in tourism services and event organization must:

  • promote tourist services;
  • organizar eventos;
  • assembling tour packages;
  • organizing solemn acts and sessions, solemnity and ceremonies;
  • assembling tourism packages;
  • hire service providers;
  • coordinate events;
  • planning events;
  • organize events;
  • assist in planning tourism activities;
  • organize solemn acts and sessions, solemnity and ceremonies;
  • coordinate event realization;
  • organize acts and solemn sessions, solemnity and ceremonies;
  • plan events;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • sell tourist services;
  • build tour packages;
  • book tourist services;
  • communicate;
  • building tour packages;

  • Activities

    • supervise compliance with the script;
    • analyze event characteristics;
    • prepare ceremonial and/or script;
    • guidance on appropriate dress;
    • hire tour guides;
    • release payment order for the service provided;
    • forward a list of authorities and members of the delegation to the contracted services;
    • perform technical visit;
    • search for sponsorships and support;
    • subsidize technical and economic feasibility analyzes of tourist products;
    • coordinate suppliers;
    • develop schedule;
    • demonstrate verbal fluency;
    • provide consultancy;
    • schedule prepayment for special dates;
    • issue tickets;
    • receive authorities;
    • provide assistance with embarkation or disembarkation;
    • intermediate interests;
    • performing prior assessment visits of tourist services;
    • sell custom itineraries;
    • demonstrate leadership ability;
    • hire hosting;
    • identify customer/authority needs;
    • write documents;
    • survey human, material and financial resource needs;
    • identifying tourist attractions for the development of tourist packages;
    • applying laws, norms and protocol principles;
    • select event support service providers;
    • scaling event layout;
    • set visual schedule;
    • report;
    • develop promotional material;
    • performing previous assessment visits of tourist services;
    • check customer satisfaction (after sales);
    • create schedule;
    • hire transport services;
    • issue vouchers;
    • prepare the event script;
    • demonstrate acting ability ( physique de role);
    • control budget;
    • elaborate nominates;
    • preparing invitations;
    • set event location, date and time;
    • define master of ceremonies;
    • perform accountability;
    • transmit security and trust;
    • sell tour packages and excursions;
    • contacting tourist and support service providers;
    • demonstrate persuasion;
    • check the quality of the service provided;
    • propose event location and date;
    • perform surveys;
    • hire inbound service providers;
    • capture target audience registration;
    • define tour package schedules and activities;
    • assist in preparing the ceremonial and/or scripts;
    • manage mail;
    • provide technical guidance;
    • forward a list of clients to the contracted service providers;
    • develop travel itinerary for authority and entourage;
    • developing personalized and group itineraries;
    • organize social activities for event participants and their companions;
    • coordinate executive teams (reception teams);
    • participate in training for the sale of tourist packages;
    • participate in forerunner mission;
    • sell travel insurance and assistance;
    • coordinate the assembly of the event infrastructure;
    • coordinate event disassembly;
    • search for sponsorship and support;
    • prospecting authority agenda;
    • setting tour package schedules and activities;
    • assist in organizing information and data for tourism;
    • organize data to assess economic, social, cultural and environmental impact on tourist sites;
    • set tariffs;
    • disclose products and services;
    • calculate package cost;
    • hire event support services;
    • sell accommodation;
    • building goal plans;
    • hire master of ceremonies;
    • prepare documents for formalization of contracts;
    • demonstrate initiative;
    • control booking deadlines;
    • create budget;
    • rent cars;
    • demonstrate organizational skills;
    • serve participants, guests, press, authorities and exhibitors;
    • participate in workshops and technical meetings;
    • ensure compliance with protocol rules;
    • advise client and/or authority on travel documentation;
    • participate in tourist product familiarization trips;
    • sell options;
    • demonstrate ability to resolve unforeseen situations;
    • arrange service reservation;
    • suggest market niches;
    • demonstrate acting ability (role physique);
    • register attendee;
    • track goal plans;
    • validate protocol aspects of communication;
    • elaborate the table plan;
    • provide advice;
    • elaborate guest list;
    • select companies providing event support services;
    • hire artistic and cultural attractions;
    • sell air, waterway and land tickets;
    • contact providers of tourist and support services;
    • collect primary and secondary data for tourism research projects;

    Sectors that hire Tourism technician the most in the job market

    • travel agencies
    • amusement parks and theme parks
    • tour operators
    • hotels
    • temporary labor lease
    • booking services and other tourism services
    • activities of associations for the defense of social rights
    • wine making
    • professional and management development training
    • washing, lubricating and polishing services for motor vehicles

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