9 Of The Highest Paying Jobs For People Who Love To Travel

9 Of The Highest Paying Jobs For People Who Love To Travel


Here at Royal Holiday Jobs, we like to talk about all kinds of types of employment that will take you around the world and make a living while you do so. Working as you travel, is usually associated with taking on low paying jobs that will earn you only what is necessary to get by, and focus on making the most of your stay before moving on to the next destination. Another choice for traveling as you work is that of becoming part of a volunteer program and helping those in need as you get to experience other cultures and see the world.

In this particular post, we will focus on some of the highest paying positions out there that require for you to travel for long stretches of time as part as your job responsibilities. These are some of the highest paying jobs that require travel, according to PayScale.

  1. Sales Director

A Sales Director is a team leader charged with the task of managing a group of Sales Managers to be as effective as possible. A sales director’s job is find strategies to get a company’s product from the shelves into the hands of customers. Traveling is a must, as you have to coordinate with leaders in different areas of your region and attend meetings in different places in the daily basis.

  1. Management Consultant.

Management consultants help businesses improve their performance and grow by solving problems and finding new and better ways of doing things. This means that a management consultant is someone who is traveling quite a lot meeting new clients, helping them with their experience and unique set of skills to face challenges and think outside the box. The time spent out in the field combined with a good remuneration, make this job a great opportunity to travel and see the world.

  1. Airline Pilot.

You cannot talk about work and travel without mentioning one of the jobs that are responsible for getting travelers to their destinations. Being a pilot can take you literally anywhere in world, and when times correctly with your free time, it can mean getting the most out of time spending it exploring new destinations almost every day.

  1. Strategic Accounts Manager.

A Strategic Account Manager is in charge of maintaining and expanding relationships with strategically important large customers outside of the company. They lead solution development efforts that best address customer needs, while coordinating the involvement of all necessary company personnel. This means that they must constantly travel just as much if not more than management consultants and sales directors.

Image courtesy of SuperJet International at Flickr.com
Image courtesy of SuperJet International at Flickr.com
  1. IT Consultant.

An IT consultant works in partnership with clients, counseling them how to use information technology in order to meet their business objectives and overcome challenges. They work to improve the structure and efficiency of IT systems in various organizations internally as well as outside of the company itself. Whether they are working in freelance or with a company, the job requires consultants to travel constantly giving them the opportunity to see many exciting places while on the road.

  1. Regional Sales Manager

A Regional Sales Manager achieves sales operational objectives by contributing regional sales information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews; prepares action plans; implementing production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; resolves problems; completes audits; identifies trends; determines regional sales system improvements and implements necessary changes and adjustments. Regions are usually made up of a group of countries where these managers can be traveling constantly and spending quite a lot of time there, making it the perfect excuse to take some time off and enjoying themselves.

  1. Recruiting Manager

They are also known as HR managers. These professionals work within the field of human resources to discover new talent. They must find applicants for job openings and conduct interviews. Recruiting managers often oversee teams of human resources specialists. The job requires constant travel and to stay on the road most of the time, giving those who love to travel a perfect opportunity to see the world and to experience constant changes of scenery.

  1. Corporate Jet Pilot

Corporate Jet Pilots often get to visit great locations many times during the week. During weekends they are able to stay and enjoy their free downtime to explore and do whatever they want. The pay is very good and there is no shortage for employment.

  1. Helicopter Pilot

Helicopter pilots fly single and multi-engine helicopters for business, leisure or emergency purposes. One of the biggest advantages of this job is the versatility and ample field of action it has. Helicopter pilots are never short of work and can go to many beautiful places with the certainty that they will have the best view out of any other job.


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