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Baggage Porters and Bellhops Salary Information

The salary statistics of baggage porters and bellhops are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of baggage porters and bellhops within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The baggage porters and bellhops annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Baggage Porters and Bellhops Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,690
25th Percentile Wage
$19,090
50th Percentile Wage
$22,260
75th Percentile Wage
$28,440
90th Percentile Wage
$36,110

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for baggage porters and bellhops. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) baggage porters and bellhops is $36,110. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $22,260. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17,690. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 104% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of baggage porters and bellhops from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201622,2604.94%9.93%
201521,1601.09%-
201420,9302.87%-
201320,3301.38%-
201220,050--

Table 2. Baggage Porters and Bellhops Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of baggage porters and bellhops in 9 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for baggage porters and bellhops occupations is the real estate and rental and leasing sector with an annual salary $25,860. The lowest paying sector is the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector (annual salary $20,250).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$25,860
Health Care and Social Assistance
$24,400
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$23,130
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$22,350
Accommodation and Food Services
$22,270
Federal, State, and Local Government
$22,150
Transportation and Warehousing
$21,920
Educational Services
$21,620
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$20,250

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Baggage Porters and Bellhops by States

From the above tables we note that not only baggage porters and bellhops salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of baggage porters and bellhops in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $17,910 to $28,720. The highest paying state for baggage porters and bellhops is Nevada with a median annual salary of $28,720. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $17,910. For more salary information of baggage porters and bellhops profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Nevada
$28,720
North Dakota
$26,970
Maryland
$26,460
District of Columbia
$25,470
New York
$25,180
Illinois
$25,050
Washington
$24,480
California
$24,310
Hawaii
$24,210
New Jersey
$23,010
Wyoming
$22,890
Oregon
$22,740
Iowa
$22,670
Rhode Island
$22,660
South Dakota
$22,610
Virgin Islands
$22,550
Michigan
$22,490
Massachusetts
$21,590
Vermont
$21,480
Pennsylvania
$21,120
Montana
$21,110
New Mexico
$20,720
Virginia
$20,590
Alaska
$20,300
Colorado
$20,270
Connecticut
$20,200
Florida
$20,140
West Virginia
$19,940
Arizona
$19,800
Minnesota
$19,790
Idaho
$19,760
Nebraska
$19,730
Alabama
$19,720
Ohio
$19,450
New Hampshire
$19,360
Kentucky
$19,280
Missouri
$19,260
Oklahoma
$19,250
Texas
$19,220
Georgia
$19,140
Tennessee
$19,120
Louisiana
$19,090
Maine
$18,960
Guam
$18,890
Utah
$18,860
Mississippi
$18,650
North Carolina
$18,640
Arkansas
$18,570
Wisconsin
$18,420
Kansas
$18,310
Indiana
$18,250
South Carolina
$18,020
Puerto Rico
$17,910


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