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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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,160
25th Percentile Wage
$19,810
50th Percentile Wage
$23,230
75th Percentile Wage
$29,280
90th Percentile Wage
$38,250

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 $38,250. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $23,230. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,160. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 110% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of baggage porters and bellhops from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$23,230
4.18% 13.69%
2016
$22,260
4.94% -
2015
$21,160
1.09% -
2014
$20,930
2.87% -
2013
$20,330
1.38% -
2012
$20,050
- -

Table 2. Baggage Porters and Bellhops Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of baggage porters and bellhops in 10 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 federal, state, and local government sector with an annual salary $37,640. The lowest paying sector is the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector (annual salary $21,310).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Federal, State, and Local Government
$37,640
Health Care and Social Assistance
$27,790
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$25,960
Retail Trade
$25,490
Educational Services
$25,370
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$23,470
Accommodation and Food Services
$23,410
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$23,130
Transportation and Warehousing
$22,900
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$21,310

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 $17,970 to $29,140. The highest paying state for baggage porters and bellhops is New York with a median annual salary of $29,140. The lowest paying state is South Carolina with a median annual salary of $17,970. 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
$29,140
Nevada
$28,430
Maryland
$27,830
North Dakota
$27,440
District of Columbia
$26,160
California
$25,910
Wyoming
$25,600
Washington
$25,370
Hawaii
$25,290
Massachusetts
$24,660
Pennsylvania
$24,250
Virginia
$23,970
Rhode Island
$23,850
South Dakota
$23,780
Illinois
$23,670
Virgin Islands
$23,520
Oregon
$23,010
Vermont
$22,890
Montana
$22,780
Michigan
$22,500
Minnesota
$22,460
Arizona
$21,860
New Mexico
$21,640
New Jersey
$21,530
Iowa
$21,450
West Virginia
$21,310
Delaware
$21,180
Kentucky
$21,090
Connecticut
$21,030
Alaska
$20,960
Tennessee
$20,470
Colorado
$20,410
Nebraska
$20,400
Idaho
$20,380
Texas
$20,210
Maine
$20,180
Mississippi
$20,100
Missouri
$20,000
Louisiana
$19,980
Florida
$19,880
Ohio
$19,660
Alabama
$19,360
Arkansas
$19,300
Guam
$19,250
Utah
$19,200
North Carolina
$19,180
New Hampshire
$19,070
Oklahoma
$19,020
Indiana
$18,910
Kansas
$18,790
Georgia
$18,680
Wisconsin
$18,640
Puerto Rico
$18,190
South Carolina
$17,970



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