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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2021

39-6011 Baggage Porters and Bellhops

Handle baggage for travelers at transportation terminals or for guests at hotels or similar establishments.


National estimates for Baggage Porters and Bellhops
Industry profile for Baggage Porters and Bellhops
Geographic profile for Baggage Porters and Bellhops

National estimates for Baggage Porters and Bellhops:

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for Baggage Porters and Bellhops:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
20,530 4.9 % $ 14.44 $ 30,040 2.5 %

Percentile wage estimates for Baggage Porters and Bellhops:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 8.90 $ 11.21 $ 14.00 $ 16.73 $ 18.77
Annual Wage (2) $ 18,520 $ 23,320 $ 29,120 $ 34,790 $ 39,040


Industry profile for Baggage Porters and Bellhops:

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for Baggage Porters and Bellhops are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in Baggage Porters and Bellhops, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in Baggage Porters and Bellhops:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Traveler Accommodation 10,530 0.77 $ 13.90 $ 28,920
Support Activities for Air Transportation 2,370 1.22 $ 13.72 $ 28,540
Real Estate 1,920 0.11 $ 19.34 $ 40,230
Other Personal Services 770 0.26 $ 16.15 $ 33,590
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations 750 0.18 $ 16.57 $ 34,470

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in Baggage Porters and Bellhops:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Support Activities for Air Transportation 2,370 1.22 $ 13.72 $ 28,540
Traveler Accommodation 10,530 0.77 $ 13.90 $ 28,920
Nonscheduled Air Transportation 150 0.30 $ 16.08 $ 33,440
Other Personal Services 770 0.26 $ 16.15 $ 33,590
Gambling Industries 340 0.19 $ 11.81 $ 24,570

Top paying industries for Baggage Porters and Bellhops:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Civic and Social Organizations 80 0.03 $ 19.90 $ 41,390
Real Estate 1,920 0.11 $ 19.34 $ 40,230
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations 750 0.18 $ 16.57 $ 34,470
Other Personal Services 770 0.26 $ 16.15 $ 33,590
Nonscheduled Air Transportation 150 0.30 $ 16.08 $ 33,440


Geographic profile for Baggage Porters and Bellhops:

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for Baggage Porters and Bellhops are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in Baggage Porters and Bellhops, see the Create Customized Tables function.



Map of employment of baggage porters and bellhops by state, May 2021


States with the highest employment level in Baggage Porters and Bellhops:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Florida 2,720 0.32 2.17 $ 12.37 $ 25,740
California 2,270 0.14 0.94 $ 16.40 $ 34,110
New York 2,110 0.24 1.67 $ 20.15 $ 41,910
Nevada 1,970 1.53 10.50 $ 11.52 $ 23,960
Illinois 1,150 0.20 1.40 $ 17.25 $ 35,870


Map of location quotient of baggage porters and bellhops by state, May 2021


States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Baggage Porters and Bellhops:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Nevada 1,970 1.53 10.50 $ 11.52 $ 23,960
Hawaii 640 1.17 8.05 $ 16.51 $ 34,330
District of Columbia 220 0.34 2.32 $ 20.30 $ 42,220
Florida 2,720 0.32 2.17 $ 12.37 $ 25,740
Wyoming 80 0.29 1.98 $ 14.57 $ 30,310


Map of annual mean wages of baggage porters and bellhops by state, May 2021


Top paying states for Baggage Porters and Bellhops:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 220 0.34 2.32 $ 20.30 $ 42,220
New York 2,110 0.24 1.67 $ 20.15 $ 41,910
Massachusetts 330 0.10 0.66 $ 17.55 $ 36,510
Illinois 1,150 0.20 1.40 $ 17.25 $ 35,870
Washington 210 0.07 0.46 $ 16.68 $ 34,700



Map of employment of baggage porters and bellhops by area, May 2021


Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in Baggage Porters and Bellhops:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 1,980 0.23 1.56 $ 20.34 $ 42,310
Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV 1,790 1.95 13.41 $ 11.62 $ 24,170
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 1,080 0.44 3.02 $ 13.06 $ 27,170
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 1,040 0.25 1.69 $ 17.31 $ 36,010
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 820 0.14 0.98 $ 16.33 $ 33,970
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 660 0.57 3.88 $ 11.83 $ 24,610
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 640 0.22 1.49 $ 16.89 $ 35,140
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 450 0.21 1.46 $ 15.05 $ 31,300
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 410 0.12 0.79 $ 13.25 $ 27,560
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 320 0.14 0.99 $ 18.64 $ 38,760


Map of location quotient of baggage porters and bellhops by area, May 2021


Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Baggage Porters and Bellhops:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI 240 3.79 26.04 $ 16.28 $ 33,870
Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV 1,790 1.95 13.41 $ 11.62 $ 24,170
Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ 140 1.23 8.45 $ 13.49 $ 28,070
East Stroudsburg, PA 50 0.98 6.73 $ 12.80 $ 26,620
Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS 130 0.92 6.34 $ 11.01 $ 22,910
Napa, CA 50 0.74 5.08 $ 15.87 $ 33,000
Urban Honolulu, HI 280 0.72 4.94 $ 16.64 $ 34,620
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 660 0.57 3.88 $ 11.83 $ 24,610
Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC 90 0.56 3.85 $ 11.74 $ 24,410
Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC 40 0.56 3.83 $ 12.45 $ 25,890


Map of annual mean wages of baggage porters and bellhops by area, May 2021


Top paying metropolitan areas for Baggage Porters and Bellhops:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 1,980 0.23 1.56 $ 20.34 $ 42,310
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 320 0.14 0.99 $ 18.64 $ 38,760
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 60 0.06 0.39 $ 18.34 $ 38,160
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 120 0.06 0.43 $ 18.24 $ 37,930
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 270 0.10 0.70 $ 17.86 $ 37,150
Santa Rosa, CA 60 0.30 2.05 $ 17.54 $ 36,480
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 1,040 0.25 1.69 $ 17.31 $ 36,010
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 640 0.22 1.49 $ 16.89 $ 35,140
Urban Honolulu, HI 280 0.72 4.94 $ 16.64 $ 34,620
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY 80 0.17 1.14 $ 16.47 $ 34,250

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest employment in Baggage Porters and Bellhops:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area 210 1.76 12.10 $ 14.73 $ 30,630
Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area 120 1.30 8.93 $ 16.64 $ 34,610
Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area 100 0.86 5.90 $ 12.43 $ 25,850
South Florida nonmetropolitan area 70 0.93 6.41 $ 11.95 $ 24,860
Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area 60 0.67 4.63 $ 14.57 $ 30,310

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Baggage Porters and Bellhops:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area 210 1.76 12.10 $ 14.73 $ 30,630
Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area 120 1.30 8.93 $ 16.64 $ 34,610
South Florida nonmetropolitan area 70 0.93 6.41 $ 11.95 $ 24,860
Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area 100 0.86 5.90 $ 12.43 $ 25,850
Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area 60 0.67 4.63 $ 14.57 $ 30,310

Top paying nonmetropolitan areas for Baggage Porters and Bellhops:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Hawaii / Kauai nonmetropolitan area 120 1.30 8.93 $ 16.64 $ 34,610
Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area 50 0.60 4.13 $ 14.94 $ 31,080
Northwest Colorado nonmetropolitan area 210 1.76 12.10 $ 14.73 $ 30,630
Western Wyoming nonmetropolitan area 60 0.67 4.63 $ 14.57 $ 30,310
Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area 100 0.86 5.90 $ 12.43 $ 25,850


About May 2021 National, State, Metropolitan, and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

These estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry sectors, all metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas, and all states and the District of Columbia. The top employment and wage figures are provided above. The complete list is available in the downloadable XLS files.

The percentile wage estimate is the value of a wage below which a certain percent of workers fall. The median wage is the 50th percentile wage estimate—50 percent of workers earn less than the median and 50 percent of workers earn more than the median. More about percentile wages.


(1) Estimates for detailed occupations do not sum to the totals because the totals include occupations not shown separately. Estimates do not include self-employed workers.

(2) Annual wages have been calculated by multiplying the hourly mean wage by a "year-round, full-time" hours figure of 2,080 hours; for those occupations where there is not an hourly wage published, the annual wage has been directly calculated from the reported survey data.

(3) The relative standard error (RSE) is a measure of the reliability of a survey statistic. The smaller the relative standard error, the more precise the estimate.

(9) The location quotient is the ratio of the area concentration of occupational employment to the national average concentration. A location quotient greater than one indicates the occupation has a higher share of employment than average, and a location quotient less than one indicates the occupation is less prevalent in the area than average.


Other OEWS estimates and related information:

May 2021 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2021 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2021 Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2021 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2021 Occupation Profiles

Technical Notes

 

Last Modified Date: March 31, 2022