Salary for Baggage Porters and Bellhops

Also known as:  Baggage Porter, Bell Staff, Bellperson, Bellstaff, Hotel Baggage Handler, Luggage Attendant, Redcap, Skycap

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Baggage porters and bellhops work in the field of tourism and transportation by handling and moving baggage for travelers at a variety of locations including transit terminals or hotels. They are able to move heavy baggage from room to room or terminal to terminal in a timely manner. They perform superior customer service skills by greeting guests upon arrival and answer all questions and inquiries in a kind and efficient manner. They deliver messages for guests upon request and are able to assist guest with special physical need or disabilities to move luggage and personal belongings to required destination. A high school diploma is required for employment in this professional field.

A Baggage Porter or Bellhop will normally get a pay level of somewhere between 16000 to 24000 based on tenure level. Baggage Porters and Bellhops get an average salary of Twenty Three Thousand Seven Hundred dollars per year.

Baggage Porters and Bellhops are paid most highly in Michigan, where they get normal pay levels of close to about $35020. People with this job title have the highest pay levels in Transportation and Warehousing, where they can get average compensation of $27500.

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SALARY TREND
The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 8.92 percent nationwide in that time.
INDUSTRIES
Baggage Porters and Bellhops tend to make the most in the following industries
Health Care and Social Assistance $27,500
Transportation and Warehousing $24,940
Other Services (except Public Administration) $24,470
Public Administration $24,450
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $23,620
Accommodation and Food Services $22,050
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation $19,640
Educational Services $21,890
Accommodation and Food Services $22,050
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $23,620
Public Administration $24,450
Other Services (except Public Administration) $24,470
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