How Much Do Baggage Porters and Bellhops Make in 2021 (including Starting Salary)

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2021 Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries

Baggage Porters and Bellhops

Baggage Porters and Bellhops handle baggage for travelers at transportation terminals or for guests at hotels or similar establishments.

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Table of contents
  1. Average salary
  2. Starting salary
  3. Salary rank
  4. Salary range
  5. Highest paying states
  6. Highest paying industries

Average salary

Annual salary
$29060 per year
Hourly wage
$14 per hour

Starting salary

Entry-level annual salary
$19,020 to $22,000 per year
Entry-level hourly wage
$9 to $11 per hour

Entry-level Baggage Porters and Bellhops with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $19,020 to $22,000 per year or $9 to $11 per hour. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.

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Salary rank

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Salary range

Level Hourly Annual
Highest (Top 10%) $20 $40,750
Senior (Top 25%) $16 $32,850
Middle (Mid 50%) $13 $27,050
Junior (Bottom 25%) $11 $22,000
No experience (Bottom 10%) $9 $19,020

Highest paying states

State Hourly Annual
NY $18 $38,120
DC $18 $37,830
CA $17 $34,930
HI $17 $34,410
WA $16 $34,190
MA $16 $34,020
MD $16 $33,040
UT $14 $29,710
AZ $14 $29,430
MI $14 $29,300

Another simple way to increase your salary as a Baggage Porter and Bellhop is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like NY doesn’t guarantee that you will make more because the expenses at NY might be much higher than where you are currently living at right now.

According to BLS, the highest paid Baggage Porters and Bellhops are in the states of NY, DC, CA, HI and WA.

Highest paying industries

Salary by industry Annual Hourly
Civic and Social Organizations $38480 $18.50
Rail Transportation $37420 $17.99
Local Government $36960 $17.77
Nonscheduled Air Transportation $33170 $15.95
Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services $30980 $14.90
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations $30930 $14.87
Real Estate $30770 $14.80
Other Personal Services $29990 $14.42
Traveler Accommodation $29400 $14.14
Scheduled Air Transportation $29120 $14.00
Support Activities for Air Transportation $28620 $13.76
Investigation and Security Services $27810 $13.37
Services to Buildings and Dwellings $27420 $13.18
Employment Services $27400 $13.17
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries $27090 $13.02
Special Food Services $26830 $12.90
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals $26700 $12.84
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly $26550 $12.77
Gambling Industries $26200 $12.60
Automobile Dealers $25270 $12.15
Management of Companies and Enterprises $22060 $10.61
Amusement Parks and Arcades $19940 $9.59

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