The salary of a talent agent may vary based on what type talent is being booked. However, such an agent can make as much as $80,000 to $100,000 on a yearly basis. It needs to be mentioned that a large number of agents make a lot from the commissions that they receive for their contracts. A talent agent is required to have experience in different sectors such as travel, immigration accounting and so on. More importantly, s/he should have strong communications skills.