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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average 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.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of baggage porters and bellhops from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
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|| |
|Health Care and Social Assistance|| |
|Real Estate and Rental and Leasing|| |
|Retail Trade|| |
|Educational Services|| |
|Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)|| |
|Accommodation and Food Services|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
|Transportation and Warehousing|| |
|Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation|| |
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|| |
|North Dakota|| |
|District of Columbia|| |
|Rhode Island|| |
|South Dakota|| |
|Virgin Islands|| |
|New Mexico|| |
|New Jersey|| |
|West Virginia|| |
|North Carolina|| |
|New Hampshire|| |
|Puerto Rico|| |
|South Carolina|| |