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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 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$35,450
75th Percentile Wage
$27,690
50th Percentile Wage
$20,930
25th Percentile Wage
$18,160
10th Percentile Wage
$16,960

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 $35,450. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $20,930. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16,960. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 109% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Table 2. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $20,930 2.95%
2013 $20,330 1.40%
2012 $20,050 -3.98%
2011 $20,880 3.01%
2010 $20,270 -

Table 2 shows the salary trend for baggage porters and bellhops from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 3.26%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 1.40%. We also see the year 2011 had a positive salary growth of 3.01% while year 2012 had a negtive one (-3.98%).

Table 3. Average Salary of Baggage Porters and Bellhops vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Baggage Porters, Bellhops, and Concierges
$23,800
Baggage Porters and Bellhops
$20,930
Concierges
$28,170

Table 4. Baggage Porters and Bellhops Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of baggage porters and bellhops in 8 major industry sectors are shown in Table 4. 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 $32,790. The lowest paying sector is the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector (annual salary $19,580).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$32,790
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$24,230
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$22,450
Federal, State, and Local Government
$22,150
Health Care and Social Assistance
$21,960
Accommodation and Food Services
$20,320
Transportation and Warehousing
$19,740
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$19,580

Table 5. 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 $17,380 to $32,900. The highest paying state for baggage porters and bellhops is New York with a median annual salary of $32,900. The lowest paying state is Nebraska with a median annual salary of $17,380. 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
New York
$32,900
District of Columbia
$27,780
Nevada
$27,360
Illinois
$24,270
Virgin Islands
$24,260
Hawaii
$22,920
New Jersey
$22,140
California
$21,960
Wyoming
$21,880
Iowa
$21,770
North Dakota
$21,480
Maryland
$21,460
Washington
$21,320
New Hampshire
$21,130
Vermont
$20,930
Oregon
$20,370
New Mexico
$19,930
Massachusetts
$19,910
Tennessee
$19,610
Florida
$19,520
Rhode Island
$19,470
South Dakota
$19,470
Pennsylvania
$19,460
Connecticut
$19,400
Missouri
$19,400
Alaska
$19,340
Montana
$19,340
Oklahoma
$19,300
Colorado
$19,190
Ohio
$19,130
Virginia
$19,110
Georgia
$19,100
Michigan
$18,980
Louisiana
$18,900
Idaho
$18,860
Arizona
$18,760
Indiana
$18,610
Texas
$18,580
Alabama
$18,560
Wisconsin
$18,510
North Carolina
$18,490
Kansas
$18,400
Utah
$18,400
West Virginia
$18,330
Minnesota
$18,280
South Carolina
$18,230
Kentucky
$18,190
Arkansas
$18,110
Maine
$18,090
Mississippi
$17,950
Puerto Rico
$17,610
Nebraska
$17,380