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9 Unique Jobs that Require Travel

Posted by Glassdoor Team

Career Advice Experts

May 31, 2017

Tired of going to the same office building every day? Love to travel, but never have time? Well, what if travel were actually part of your job description? Glassdoor has handpicked these unique jobs that actually pay you to travel on the company dime. Start applying, and start traveling!

1. Consultant

Average Salary: $92,564
Companies Hiring: Microsoft, Aciron Consulting; Paradigm Tax Group, FIS, GE Healthcare, Dell, Tatum & more.
Locations Hiring: San Diego, CA; Cambridge, MA; Los Angeles, CA; Houston, TX; Chicago, IL; Draper, UT; Atlanta, GA & more.

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2. Flight Attendant

Average Salary: $36,093
Companies Hiring: Hawaiian Airlines Inc, American Airlines, Republic Airways, Compass Airlines, SkyWest Airlines, Piedmont Airlines & more.
Locations Hiring: Honolulu, HI; New York, NY; Chicago, IL; Los Angeles, CA; Salt Lake City, UT; Salisbury, MD & more.

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3. Photographer

Average Salary: $25,780
Companies Hiring: American Wedding Group, Hornblower Cruises and Events, 21st Century Fox, NBCUniversal, Norwegian Cruise Line,, Apartment Therapy Media & more.
Locations Hiring: Knoxville, TN; San Francisco, CA; Phoenix, CA; Fort Lee, NJ; Miami, FL; New York & more.

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4. College Recruiter

Average Salary: $50,435
Companies Hiring: Harris Corporation, Gambit Technologies, Black & Veatch Corporation, Perdue, Boeing, BPM, BAE Systems Applied Intelligence & more.
Locations Hiring: Palm Bay, FL; Braintree, MA; Overland Park, KS; Renton, WA; San Francisco, CA; Norfolk, VA & more.

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5. Ski Instructor 

Average Salary: $25,877
Companies Hiring: Club Med, Incline Village, Sugar Bowl Ski Resort, Angel Fire Resort Operators, Aspen Skiing Company, Vail Resorts & more.
Locations Hiring: Incline Village, NV; Norden, CA; Angel Fire, NM; Aspen, CO; Avon, CO & more.

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6. Journalist

Average Salary: $49,679
Companies Hiring: POP, SourceMedia, Tegna, Univision Communications Inc, Thomson Reuters, Comporium Communications, Sinclair Broadcast Group & more.
Locations Hiring: Seattle, WA; New York, NY; San Angelo, TX; Newfield, NJ; Rock Hill, SC; Ottumwa, IA & more.

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7. Executive Assistant

Average Salary: $55,199
Companies Hiring: Uber, FM Global, ZestFinance, Regeneron, MINDBODY Inc & more.
Locations Hiring: Palo Alto, CA; Norwood, MA; Los Angeles, CA; Tarrytown, NY; San Luis Obispo, CA & more.

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8. Cruise Ship Worker

Average Salary: $23,161
Companies Hiring: NCL Corporation Ltd, CTI Group Worldwide, Entertainment Cruises, Norwegian Cruise Line, Carnival, Royal Caribbean Cruises & more.
Locations Hiring: Detroit, MI; Charlotte, NC; Chicago, IL; Miami, FL; Alameda, CA, Philadephia, PA & more.

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9. Travel Agent

Average Salary: $30,911
Companies Hiring: AAA, American Express, Altour International, Michael Baker International, Odysseys Unlimited, Metacoastal & more.
Locations Hiring: Minneapolis, MN; New York, NY; Moon Township, PA; Newton, MA; Glen Burnie, MD & more.

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Editor's Note: The data in "9 Unique Jobs that Require Travel" is as of 5/31/2017. The companies and jobs highlighted in this article are curated by the editorial staff, listed in no particular order, and do not necessarily reflect the official methodology of Glassdoor’s official awards or honors. For more details about how companies and specific roles are considered for editorial coverage, please visit Glassdoor for Employers.

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